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The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 3

The latest edition of The Oxford Review: inside you will find research briefings about: Flexible working arrangements have considerably different impacts in different countries How an organisation’s values develop a better climate which contributes to more useful organisational citizenship behaviours How business model change impacts your organisation’s success How corporate culture helps to manage occupational […]

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Job crafting: How to get people engaged with it – new study

How to get people engaged with job crafting

Job crafting has been found to be a productive employee activity, but there are problems with getting people engaged with it. New research looks at how to get employees engaged with job crafting. The idea of job crafting The three facets of job crafting A new study Findings   The idea of job crafting One […]

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Bullying and change are related and more in this month’s Oxford Review

The Oxford Review Vol 3 No 10

In this edition: Research briefings on: Aligning servant leadership, strategy and structure Describing and measuring corporate compliance cultures Does transformational leadership lead to better job-crafting? If so why? Mixing different types of coaching Organisational digital storytelling: a medium for change Relational energy and leadership style The link between perfectionism and the impostor syndrome The research […]

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Does job crafting help with organisational change?

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Keywords: job crafting, organisational change, job performance Job crafting or the ability of employees to change and design their work, roles and relationships has been found to produce a number of positive outcomes. A new study just published by researchers from a number of universities in the Netherlands and Greece wanted to know if (or […]

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Job crafting: How to predict it in employees and why it is a good thing

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Keywords: Job crafting, employee autonomy, employee engagement, alignment Until recently the role that employees have played in creating change in their own jobs’ roles and responsibilities has received relatively little research attention. Job crafting or the process whereby an employee redesigns or modifies their job on their own initiative either with or without the involvement […]

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Predicting successful job crafting: the role of personality and HR practices in making job crafting work

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Keywords: job crafting, employee personality, HR practices, high involvement management, proactive personality, self-efficacy Job design Job design is usually seen as a top-down process whereby the leadership or a central function like human resources defines job roles and responsibilities, organisational structural relationship, and job delineation. However, a raft of recent research about job crafting, has […]

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Meaningful work and its relationship to work engagement: Does job crafting make a difference?

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Keywords: work psychology, meaningful work, work engagement, job crafting, productivity, work outcomes The term meaningful work refers to a subjective measure that an individual makes about the level of significance or sense of importance their work has for them. Whilst what makes a particular job meaningful is personal, it is often imbued with value from […]

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What is it that organisations have to do in order to get people engaged with job crafting?

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Keywords: job crafting, performance, job satisfaction, person-job fit, P-J fit, cognitive crafting, relational crafting, task crafting One of the more recent ideas in organisational development is that of job crafting. The concept of job crafting really started in the organisational literature in 2001 and has caught on rapidly. Job crafting refers to the ability of employees […]

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Does transformational leadership lead to better job-crafting? If so why?

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Keywords: Job crafting, transformational leadership, leadership, leadership development, promotion focus There has been a recent resurgence of interest in job crafting – where employees are encouraged to proactively alter their own job design, tasks and relational boundaries on an ongoing basis in order to increase their effectiveness and job satisfaction. This research briefing looks at […]

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Job crafting: What, why, who and how it helps Organisational Change

Job crafting research briefings

This week members received research briefings about: Job crafting There have been slightly more than 4,000 studies about job crafting since 2008 when the first studies appeared. However over 800 studies have been published about job crafting this year alone, which indicates a significant research and organisational interest in the topic. So this week we […]

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