Impact of Job Crafting Intervention on Psychological Empowerment, Work Engagement, and Affective Well-being in Teachers


  • Asma Mushtaq MPhil Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology, University of Management & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. image/svg+xml
  • Haziq Mehmood Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Psychology, University of Management & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. image/svg+xml



Affective Well-being, Employees, Job Crafting Intervention, Job Demands, Psychological Empowerment, Work Engagement


Organizations are under a lot of pressure to survive in the ever-changing world of competition. Human resources are a critical aspect for which there is no substitute. Job crafting is a component that can assist employees to improve the positive aspects of their work while reducing the negative aspects' impact. The study's main goal is to see how a job crafting intervention affects employees' psychological empowerment, work engagement, and affective well-being. It is a quasi-experimental design including both experimental and control groups. The population consists of teachers. Job crafting intervention was provided to the employees. It consists of six core elements including three sessions and pre-post testing taking a total of the six-week time period. Pre-testing and post-testing were done by using the Job Crafting questionnaire developed by Tims et al. (2012), Psychological Empowerment Scale (Spreitzer, 1995), Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES; Schaufeli et al., 2006) and Job-related Affective Well-being Scale, JAWS (Van Katwyk et al., 2000). A paired sample t-test was run to see the effect of job crafting intervention on job crafting, psychological empowerment, work engagement, and affective well-being. The results were positive and significant. The relationship between job crafting, psychological empowerment, work engagement, and affective well-being was also assessed and there was a positive and significant correlation. The job crafting training can make it achievable to initiate employees’ active job crafting behavior and work engagement. Employers should recognize the need to assist and motivate staff to maximize their resources and meet their challenges.


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How to Cite

Mushtaq, A., & Mehmood, H. (2023). Impact of Job Crafting Intervention on Psychological Empowerment, Work Engagement, and Affective Well-being in Teachers. Journal of Professional & Applied Psychology, 4(2), 98–116.