Crafting scholarly life

Strategies for creating meaning in academic careers

Edward Wellman, Gretchen Spreitzer

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Abstract

Job crafting, which occurs when individuals proactively make changes to their jobs, can be a useful tool for academics seeking more meaningful careers. We suggest changes to the cognitive, task, and relational aspects of academic jobs that can infuse scholarly work with more personal meaning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)927-931
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organizational Behavior
Volume32
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • High quality connections
  • Job crafting
  • Meaning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Applied Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Sociology and Political Science

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Crafting scholarly life : Strategies for creating meaning in academic careers. / Wellman, Edward; Spreitzer, Gretchen.

In: Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 32, No. 6, 08.2011, p. 927-931.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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