We call it job-crafting. There are all these things you do around the edges of your work to make it more engaging. They don’t require the permission of your boss or a change in your job description. They’re within the control of the employee.
-- Gretchen Spreitzer, Keith E. and Valerie J. Alessi Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management and Organizations, on how to find happiness at work. Fast Company, Sept. 1, 2015.