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Job crafting: De psychologie van een baan op maat. Inleiding op het themanummer (Job crafting: The psychology of customizing jobs. Introduction to the special issue)

Author: Dorenbosch, L. · Bakker, A.B. · Demerouti, E. · Dam, K. van
Type:article
Date:2013
Source:Gedrag en Organisatie, 1, 26, 3-15
Identifier: 473185
Keywords: Job carving · Job crafting · Job demands-resources model · Person-job fit · Work and Employment · Healthy Living · Organisation · SP - Sustainable Productivity · BSS - Behavioural and Societal Sciences

Abstract

This special issue pays attention to a relatively new research topic in work and organizational psychology: job crafting. Job crafting refers to the modifications employees apply to their jobs in order to better fit this job to their needs and abilities. In this introductory article, we first explain the most important characteristics of job crafting. Next, we take a historical view of the concept of job crafting, describing how this concept and its measurement has developed over time. Then, we provide an introduction to the articles in this special issue. Finally, we outline several questions and topics for future research.