"Job Crafting Makes Safety": The Effect of Work Overload on

"잡 크래프팅이 안전을 만든다." : 직무 과부하가 안전 행동에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Byung-Jik (Department of Business Administration, University of Ulsan)
  • 김병직 (울산대학교 경영학부)
  • Received : 2022.02.15
  • Accepted : 2022.03.10
  • Published : 2022.03.31


Since the competitive environment, work overload among employees has been increasing. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of work overload on safety behavior and its intermediating mechanisms. In specific, this paper delves into the mediating effect of job stress, as well as the moderating effect of job crafting in the association between work overload and job stress. To empirically test the hypotheses, this study utilized survey data from 168 Korean employees by conducting structural equation modeling(SEM) analysis. The results demonstrated that work overload has a positive (+) influence on job stress, which has a negative (-) influence on safety behavior. Moreover, job stress mediated the association between work overload and safety behavior. Furthermore, job crafting moderated the work overload-safety behavior link.



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