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Organizational Support and Adaptive Performance: The Revolving Structural Relationships between Job Crafting, Work Engagement, and Adaptive Performance

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Department of International Office Administration, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 03760, Korea
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Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
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Department of HRD, Korea University of Technology and Education, Cheonan 31253, Korea
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Graduate School of Education, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA 92507, USA
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Sustainability 2020, 12(12), 4872; https://doi.org/10.3390/su12124872
Received: 18 May 2020 / Revised: 8 June 2020 / Accepted: 11 June 2020 / Published: 15 June 2020
(This article belongs to the Section Economic and Business Aspects of Sustainability)
This study has two primary purposes: (1) examining the structural relationships between organizational support, job crafting, work engagement, and adaptive performance, and (2) identifying a revolving relationship derived from these relationships. To that end, the research sampled 250 human resources professionals in companies with at least 300 employees in South Korea and employed structural equation modeling. The study’s findings showed that organizational support affects adaptive performance through job crafting and work engagement. In addition, job crafting and adaptive performance mediated the relationship between organizational support and work engagement. Lastly, revolving relationships existed among job crafting, work engagement, and adaptive performance. Our findings make a positive contribution to comprehending the role of adaptive performance in motivating individuals further to craft their jobs creatively. Moreover, it advances our understanding of the complexities of the revolving relationships among job crafting, work engagement, and adaptive performance. View Full-Text
Keywords: organizational support; job crafting; work engagement; adaptive performance organizational support; job crafting; work engagement; adaptive performance
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Park, Y.; Lim, D.H.; Kim, W.; Kang, H. Organizational Support and Adaptive Performance: The Revolving Structural Relationships between Job Crafting, Work Engagement, and Adaptive Performance. Sustainability 2020, 12, 4872. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12124872

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Park Y, Lim DH, Kim W, Kang H. Organizational Support and Adaptive Performance: The Revolving Structural Relationships between Job Crafting, Work Engagement, and Adaptive Performance. Sustainability. 2020; 12(12):4872. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12124872

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Park, Yoonhee, Doo H. Lim, Woocheol Kim, and Hana Kang. 2020. "Organizational Support and Adaptive Performance: The Revolving Structural Relationships between Job Crafting, Work Engagement, and Adaptive Performance" Sustainability 12, no. 12: 4872. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12124872

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