Baby Boomer's Leadership Style

1747 Words 7 Pages
As the face of the workforce continues to change in the United States the organizational theories to manage the new generation of employees has not adapted to the current culture. When addressing organizational leadership and management most theories such as trait theories, Lewin’s leadership behavior, contingency theories by House and Fiedler, and French and Raven’s Five Forms of Power Center these theories center on altering or adding to the heads of departments or groups. Modern or contemporary organizations are changing and the organization theories are modifying their approaches (Rousseau, M., 1997). The multi-generations working together at companies and organizations continues to be an interest in organizational behavior management, …show more content…
They hypothesized there were no significant differences in desired leaderships between among (1) the different work groups, (2) between Millennials and Generation X, (3) between Millennials and Baby Boomers, and (4) between Generation X and Baby Boomers. First Cates, Cajanu, & Pettine used 49 subjects to determine the validity and reliability of the survey instruction. Using a chrombach alpha test was administered, which resulted with a reliability test o 8.87. It was considered reliable to continue with the …show more content…
Job satisfaction was defined as a positive emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one’s job experience and organizational commitment was defined as aspiration to remain a member of the organization. The researchers distributed 190 surveys to Millennials employed as Information Technology (IT) employees at a hospital in California. One hundred and forty-eight were completed (74 males and 74 females). Since the small population sample was too small and could not be generalized to an entire population of 79 million individuals; it is classified as a pilot

Related Documents