Generational Diversity and Work ValuesShorouq Eletter*, Moyaid Sulieman and Loay AlNaji
AlAin University of Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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- Shorouq E
AlAin University of Science & Technology
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Received Date: February 02, 2017; Accepted Date: February 15, 2017; Published Date: February 22, 2017
Citation: Eletter S, Sulieman M, Al Naji L (2017) Generational Diversity and Work Values. J Hotel Bus Manage 6: 156. doi: 10.4172/2169-0286.1000156
Copyright: © 2017 Shorouq E, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Work values are a significant factor that impacts employees’ job satisfaction and their commitment to work. Understanding generational diversity among employees and using the right strategy to manage them are important for organizational success. Diversity across generations was theorised and applied in Western cultures. This research investigated if generational diversity can be expanded equally to United Arab Emirates workforce. A sample of university employees was surveyed. Employees as a whole identified extrinsic factors such as job security, intrinsic interest, social, and power work values as the most important values. The results revealed that there are no variations in work values. Classification: J53; M54; O15.