A new survey shows how Generation Y will define the leadership of the future.
Many aspiring millennial leaders say that want to empower others to succeed and give followers a
sense of purpose according to a new study. It’s important to understand this generational view as organization’s align future business strategies and growth priorities. It is noteworthy for Chief Talent Officer’s in designing succession management, an element of the organization’s overall Human Capital Strategy, and key for CEOs to take note as they cultivate younger executives and groom them for higher positions in the the C-suite, and potentially to take on the CEO role that leaders of this generation may require new methods to mentoring, learning and training than previous generations.
Leadership is a popular topic these days. You have probably read about a shortage of great role models or the need for a change in leadership styles. What we know for sure is that millennials, the next generation in line to be leaders, are beginning to step up to the plate and will define what leadership looks like in the future.
Millennials want to be leaders. Ninety-one percent of millennials aspire to be leaders, according to The Millennial Leadership Study, a new survey jointly conducted by Virtuali, a leadership training firm and consultancy, and WorkplaceTrends.com, a research and advisory membership portal.
Interestingly, of the 91 percent seeking leadership responsibilities, more than half are women. More women in leadership roles could impact or even break up the “good ol’ boys” network and pay inequality, criticized by so many today. And if women become more dominant and influential, their communication and work styles guarantee a shift in how companies are lead. Here’s what else to expect:
Read more: U.S. News & World Report
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