Leadership Skills for Millennials: Challenging the Status Quo

International Leadership Association
Bottomley, K.S.
Burgess, S.W.
Presentation Date: 
Friday, October 13, 2017
Event or Conference: 
International Leadership Association 19th Annual Global Conference
Presentation Type: 
Paper Presentation
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Presentation Location: 
United States
The focus of traditional leadership expectations is the individual leader's developmental experience. However, millennials are seeking to take on leadership roles more quickly than previous generations. The PracticeImmediacy Model provides a framework where millennials can take on these leadership roles while continuing to develop their own behavior and skills. The present article expands on the four basic behavioral components of leadership - vision building, standard-bearing, integrating, and developing. The article then describes the associated specific skills within each behavioral component. Finally, the article proposes an interdisciplinary model that professionals can use to develop leadership skills for millennials