Model Work Engagement Angkatan Kerja Generasi Millennial dengan Meaningful Work sebagai Mediator

Rina Mulyati, Fathul Himam, Bagus Riyono, Fendy Suhariadi
(Submitted 22 July 2019)
(Published 13 August 2019)


The key success for an organization with a millennial workforce to win the competitiveness of the business industry in 4.0 era is having a compatible model of work engagement. In 2020 millennials will dominate, up to 75% of the labor force. Therefore it is necessary to scientifically inquire deeper on this generation. This research adopts the Job Demand Resources Model (JD-R) as a theoretical framework. It specifically aims to analyze the most suitable work engagement model among millennials who work at state-owned companies. Predictor variables in this research are job crafting and meaningful work as a mediator.  This quantitative research (N=318) uses scaling for data collection and Structural Equation Model (SEM) to test the data. This research found: (1) work engagement model fits for the millennial workforce; (2) job crafting has direct significant effect to work engagement; (3) meaningful work plays as a mediator between job crafting and work engagement.


job crafting; meaningful work; millennial workforce; work engagement

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DOI: 10.22146/gamajop.47964


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