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Psychology and Psychotherapy: Research Study

Generation Z and its Perception of Work through Habits, Motivations, Expectations Preferences, and Work Ethics

Submission: January 25, 2021;Published: February 08, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/PPRS.2020.04.000593

ISSN: 2639-0612
Volume4 Issue4


Generation Z is the youngest and popular generational cohort who started to be investigated with interest in researches since its impacts are distinctly seen in various fields, and it is entering on labour market now. Generation Z has been growing in an era where technological advancement is fostered, and they are able to have access to effortless and rapid information through technological tools, like the Internet and smartphones. Like other generational cohorts, Generation Z has unique habits and personality traits since they experienced different social, economic or historical circumstances depending on the time interval in which they raised, and the perception of work and occupational habits are affected by those particular characteristics. This study aims to explore dimensions that are related to work, such as work habits, motivations, expectations preferences and work ethics of Generation Z in order to build qualified and effective current and future workforce and satisfied individuals in career path. Generation Z is tech-savvy who is shaped by the peak in technology, and it is individualistic, entrepreneurial, moneyconscious, and a multitasker. They like working collaboratively with personal autonomy in a flexible workplace that allows work-life balance and ethical working, and they need monitoring and feedback at work by their executives.

Keywords: Generation Z;Technology;Perception of work;Work habits;Motivations; expectations,preferences, work ethic and values

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