WORK ENGAGEMENT AMONG GENERATIONS: DO
GENERATIONS REALLY MATTER ?
Fatma Gulruh Gurbuz, Amra Kozo
Volume - 2 Issue - 9, Pages - 4649-4668
The main aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between drivers of engagement and
work engagement within X and Y generations. Work engagement is conceptualized through
Schaufeli et al. (2002) approach with vigor, dedication, and absorption. As a work engagement
predictors, we observed supervisory support, supervisory feedback, and perceived autonomy
(drawing on the Job Demand - Resource model). Research conducted among employees of
private sector indicates that supervisory support and perceived autonomy are significant
predictors of work engagement. Results suggest that Gen X show higher levels of work
engagement in general and with particular emphasis on the dimension of dedication.
Cite this Article:
[Gurbuz, Fatma Gulruh, and Amra Kozo. "WORK ENGAGEMENT AMONG GENERATIONS: DO GENERATIONS REALLY MATTER ?" International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 1, no. 9, 2017, pp. 4649-4668. September.]
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