The Impact of Leadership Style on Work Engagement among Gen Y-A Malaysian Perspective


Baskiran, Shalini and Jayashree, Sreenivasan and Hassan Rezza, Mohamad Nurul (2019) The Impact of Leadership Style on Work Engagement among Gen Y-A Malaysian Perspective. In: ICRDSSBM, 1 August 2019, Indore, Madhyapradesh, India.

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It is becoming an alarming issue for organizations to handle the new generation who is flowing into the current workforce because the older age group is retiring. This new generation is called Gen Y. This generation is totally job optimistic and often their devotion towards organization is being questioned as many enterprises are facing a high level of attrition among them. This study investigated leadership style as a critical success factor of work engagement among Gen Y. The methodology adopted in this study includes an extensive analysis of the literature on a leadership style that contributes to working engagement, followed by questionnaire distribution and then the answers were processed and statistically measured and analyzed. The outcomes of the study accomplished that there is an important positive relationship between leadership style and work engagement. The practical implications of the study will be very useful for the organization to address and inspect the consequences of leadership style that influences work engagement significantly.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H1-99 Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Management (FOM)
Depositing User: Ms Rosnani Abd Wahab
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2022 02:31
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2022 02:31


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