Differences Between Leadership And Millennials

1837 Words Apr 2nd, 2016 8 Pages
Millennials are increasingly redefining the meaning of traditional leadership. Incidentally, the generation of Millennials is not attracted to recognition or money associated with being in a leadership position. Despite this, they strive to be leaders with an aim of inspiring others and making a difference in the world. The purpose of the presented research is to develop if a difference exists between leadership and Millennials. Additionally, the research seeks to correlate various differences between leadership and Millennials as presented a school setting.
Millennials refers to a generation that is ethnically diverse, confident, optimistic, team players, rule-followers, trusting of authority, school achievers, and achievement oriented. Also, Millennials are known to be a well-educated generation in comparison to the Baby-Boomers. On the other hand, leadership is the act of offering guidance to a group of persons to achieve a common goal (Eastman et al., 2014). As time goes by, changes are noted in leadership by generation. For instance, the Baby Boomers and the Xers focus more on skills and values that a successor would require when in leadership. Incidentally, the two generation reflect on the leadership qualities that they are able to bring to their work. The same is not the case for the Millennials. As is, leaders from this generation are focused on building a new form of leadership. Furthermore, they acknowledge the fact that good leaders must always…
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