Linking Empowering Leadership and Career Satisfaction to Career Commitment: The Mediating Role of Job Crafting
Keywords:Career Commitment, Career Satisfaction, Job Crafting, Empowering Leadership
The intention of this research is to understand link of empowering leadership and career satisfaction to career commitment by using job crafting as a mediator in employees of business sector of Bahawalpur, Pakistan. In this study 340 questionnaire were distributed to the employees of the business sectors (banking & SMEs) of Bahawalpur, 294 questionnaire were received. The data is collected from top management of the organizations, senior management, middle management, and junior staff. Quantitative approach was used in the research. Results showed that 33.7 % Variance was caused by the independent variables in career commitment. The result indicated that empowering leadership and career satisfaction have significant and positive relationship with career commitment. Results of Andrew F. Hayes show that Job crafting mediates between independent variables and career commitment. The result of the study found that there is a significant contribution of career satisfaction and empowering leadership behavior in organizations that influence overall performance of employees, their work attitude and employee behavior at workplace, empowering leadership behavior results in achieving the organizational goals and objectives timely and gain competitive advantages.