Crafting a Job: Revisioning Employees as Active Crafters of Their Work
Author(s): Amy Wrzesniewski and Jane E. Dutton
Source: The Academy of Management Review, Vol. 26, No. 2 (Apr., 2001), pp. 179-201
Published by: Academy of Management
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c Academy of Management Review
2001, Vol. 26, No. 2, 179-201.
New York University
JANE E. DUTTON
University of Michigan
We propose that employees craft their jobs by changing cognitive, task, and/or relational boundaries to shape interactions and relationships with others at work. These
altered task and...