Yoshi Futaki, Ratno Purnomo, Rio Dhani Laksana


The purpose of this paper is to examine the direct effect of three dimension of goal orientation (Learning Goal Orientation/ LGO, Prove Performance Goal Orientation/ PPGO and Avoiding Performance Goal Orientation/ APGO) become factors which can affect job crafting (seeking resources, seeking challenges and reducing demands). The model was tested using survey data from 192 plant protection officer in West Java Province, Indonesia. Although common method bias and validity of measurement were evaluated in this paper, the survey data were cross-sectional. Despite the relationship between goal orientation and job crafting has been supported, a little is known about mechanisms the direct effect of goal orientation on job crafting from the three goal orientation dimension. The research findings indicated that individuals were affected by intrinsic motivation factors in selecting their objectives in redesigning the job, possessing a connection with a partner. Employees with elevated LGO, PPGO and poor APGO can boost job crafting on the workplace. The results suggest that individual with a strong goal orientation may be a useful strategy in increasing personal initiative to make changes in their physical and cognitive work involving tasks, relationships at work, and ways of thinking about work to make it more meaningful.

Keywords: Goal Orientation, LGO, PPGO, APGO, Job Crafting.e

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