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Abstract

This study aims to examine the relationship between calling and work engagement through the mediation of career commitment. Eighty-two junior high school teachers with a minimum working period of one year participated through purposive sampling approach. Participants’ responses of the Calling and Vocation Questionnaire, The Career Commitment Scale, and Utrecht Work Engagement instruments were collected. Through Process Macro Mediation model 4, we found that career commitment partially mediates the relationship between calling and work engagement. Teachers who believe their work is a calling will be more committed to their careers and have strong attachment to their work. Such patterns are demonstrated in teachers being energized, enthusiastic, dedicated, and enjoy their work. Schools can help teachers realize their calling, so they continue to be motivated in carrying out their roles as teachers with high enthusiasm and dedication at work.

Keywords

calling career commitment junior high school teacher work engagement guru Sekolah Menengah Pertama keterikatan kerja komitmen karier panggilan

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Author Biography

Skolastika Irina, Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Kristen Maranatha

Fakultas Psikologi

How to Cite
Irina, S., & Riasnugrahani, M. (2022). Calling, career commitment, and work engagement on junior high school teachers. Jurnal Psikologi Ulayat: Indonesian Journal of Indigenous Psychology. https://doi.org/10.24854/jpu549

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