This paper aims to examine how the indicators of perceived employability in the current career context impact employees well-being on the backdrop of conservation of resources theory. The study also examines whether the underlying mechanisms towards employee well-being vary as a function of gender.Design methodology approachResearch data are gathered from a sample of 421 software engineers in private information technology companies in India. Structural equation modelling (SEM) using IBM-AMOS was conducted to examine the impact of protean attitude and employability culture on employee well-being and the mediating mechanism.FindingsEmpirical analysis using SEM unravelled that perceived employability played a vital role as a mediator of employability culture, protean attitude – well-being relationships, confirming the underlying mechanisms of this association.Originality valueThe study specifically examined the modern age indicators of employability perception amongst Indian software engineers and their impact on employee well-being.
Journal of Asia Business Studies – Emerald Publishing
Published: Oct 25, 2021
Keywords: Employee well-being; Perceived employability; Employability culture; Protean attitude; Software engineers; Indian IT sector
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