The Effect of compassion on Job Crafting : Mediating effect of positive psychological capital and moderating effect of Deep Acting

컴페션(compassion)이 잡 크래프팅(Job Crafting)에 미치는 영향 : 긍정심리자본의 매개효과와 심층행동의 조절효과

  • Ko, Sung-Hoon (Dept. of Business, Kyungpook National University)
  • 고성훈 (경북대학교 경상대학 경영학부)
  • Received : 2018.09.18
  • Accepted : 2019.04.20
  • Published : 2019.04.28


This study collected 270 defectors working in domestic companies as a sample. The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of compassion experienced by defectors on positive psychological capital in the organization and secondly to demonstrate the effect of positive psychological capital formed through compassion on job crafting. Third, the purpose of this study is to verify the mediating effect of positive psychological capital in the relationship between compassion and job crafting, and finally to demonstrate the moderating effect of deep acting in the relationship between compassion and positive psychological capital. As a result of this study, it is proved that the compassion experienced by the defectors has a positive effect on positive psychological capital, and positive psychological capital has a positive effect on job crafting. In addition, the mediating effect of positive psychological capital and the moderating effect of deep acting were also proved to be significant and all hypotheses were supported. This study suggests that it provides motivation for positive emotions and active work design to defectors who need sympathetic care while working for Korean companies.

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Fig. 1. Research Model

Table1. Correlation Analysis Result

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Table 2. Path analysis of research model

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Table 3. Mediating Effect of Positive Psychological Capital on Compassion and Job Crafting

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Table 4. Moderating Effect of Deep Acting on Compassion and Positive Psychological Capital

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