Examine Millennial Leadership


More and more organizations are investing in developing leaders with integrity, honesty, and a strong sense of what is right and what is wrong. Research shows that leaders who adopt authentic or servant-leadership styles of influence positively impact the profitability and long-term success of the organization. Today, almost 50% of the workforce is comprised of millennials, and so organizations must determine best practices to prepare this new generation of leaders.

Assume that you are the academic features editor of an online business newsletter. Develop a Q&A article about millennial leadership based on your responses to the following questions:

  • How are millennials changing the workforce? How are millennials influencing leadership today?
  • Is a servant leadership approach appropriate for leadership development in millennials? If yes, why? If not, what other styles of leadership would be appropriate?
  • How can organizations develop millennials into authentic leaders?
  • What leadership skills do this generation seem to lack compared to other generations? What leadership skills does this generation have?
  • How can organizations prepare millennials for leadership roles?
  • What types of skills will a millennial leader value in the future workforce?

You will need to summarize key ideas, express yourself clearly, and illustrate your points.

Length: 5 to 7-page online article

References: Support your statements with at least five references from research published in peer-reviewed journals in the past 5 years.

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.