Changing Generations in Today’s Workforce: Leadership Skills for Millennials


The focus of traditional leadership expectations is the individual leader's developmental experience.  However, Millennials are seeking to take on leadership roles more quickily than previous generations.  The Practice-Immediacy 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 compoenents of leadership - vision building, standard-bearing, integrating, and developing.  The article then describes the associated specific skills within each behavioral component.  Finally, the article proposed an interdisciplinary model that professionals can use to develop leadership skills for Millennials. 

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Journal Article
Bottomley, Kevin S.
Burgess, Sylvia W.
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Employment Relations Today
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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