Thriving of academics: The role of job insecurity

Published: 25-05-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/nz22rjwyfz.1
Sebastiaan Rothmann


This study aimed to investigate the relationships between job crafting, psychological need satisfaction/frustration, thriving, and job insecurity of academics in higher education institutions. A survey with a convenience sample of 276 academic staff at three higher education institutions in South Africa was used. The participants completed the Job Crafting Scale, Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction and Frustration Scale, High-Performance Human Resource Practices Questionnaire, and Thriving at Work Scale.