Validation of Job Crafting Scale in Indian Context
Savita Gupta1, Anu Shifali2
1Dr. Savita Gupta, Associate Professor, Dept. of Education, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, India.
2Anu Shifali, Research Scholar, Dept. of Education , Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, India.
Manuscript received on 22 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 09 September 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 2983-2987 | Volume-8 Issue-11, September 2019. | Retrieval Number: K22930981119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.K2293.0981119
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Abstract: Job crafting is self-inflicted modification of behaviors that employees engage in with the aim to support their jobs with their own passions, preferences and motives. It is a self-modification which changes the behavior and through which employee engage in their jobs with their own choices and interest. Job crafting is a concept in which one can change his job behavior and work with his own needs and values for the better development of the organization. Job crafting produce the positive behavior in the employee through which the worker of an organization is capable to give his best and develop comfortable environment among his fellow beings. Job crafting helps to produce strong and positive waves in an employee of an organization. The present paper intends to test the appropriateness of scale Job crafting by Maria Tims & Arnold B .Bakker (2011) in Indian perspective especially for university teachers. The confirmatory factor analysis and cronbach’s statistical technique was applied to find out validity and reliability of the scale in Indian context. Based on a sample of 200 respondents empirical evidence validate an outstanding fit of multidimensional structure of 20 items of job crafting scale in the Indian context and the internal consistency indicates alpha coefficient (a = .870) is satisfactory for the whole job crafting scale. The study has showed the appropriateness of the job crafting of university teachers.
Keywords: Confirmatory factor analysis, Job crafting, scale validation, university teachers.
Scope of the Article: Context Awareness and Personalization, Autonomic and Trusted Computing