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Identifying Determinants Of Migration For Alumni Of The Nebraska Human Resources Institute, Jack Ehrke May 2014

Identifying Determinants Of Migration For Alumni Of The Nebraska Human Resources Institute, Jack Ehrke

Theses, Dissertations, & Student Scholarship: Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication Department

Many Midwestern and Nebraska communities are experiencing a net out-migration of citizens, with a particular decline among college graduates. As older generations begin to retire in the next few decades, many management occupations will be transferred to a younger generation, making it vital to retain young leaders in Nebraska communities. The current study focuses on young adult leaders who would be perhaps prime candidates to fill this impending leadership void. One hundred nineteen alumni of the Nebraska Human Resources Institute (NHRI), a leadership mentoring program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who graduated college between 2007-2014 rated various migration, community, and ...


Generational Differences In Work Motivation Of Healthcare Workers, Rose Leavitt May 2014

Generational Differences In Work Motivation Of Healthcare Workers, Rose Leavitt

Theses, Dissertations, & Student Scholarship: Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication Department

This study examined the motivational differences across the major generations and the specific cusps between the Veterans and Baby Boomers, between Baby Boomers and Generation X, and between Generation X and Generation Y.

Data were collected from 1,098 self-selected employees of a large healthcare system in the Midwest. A multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) was performed to statistically analyze the data. Significant differences in the sources of motivation among the four generations and the cusps of generations for four of the five MSI subscales were identified.

Intrinsic process motivation was found to be significantly higher for Generation Y than ...