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Values of young employees: Z-generation perception

    Jelena Titko   Affiliation
    ; Anna Svirina Affiliation
    ; Viktorija Skvarciany   Affiliation
    ; Inga Shina Affiliation

Abstract

The current paper aims to analyse the importance of values of young employees now and in five years period.
In order to achieve the aim, the questionnaire consisting of fifty statements was developed and disseminated between the Latvian students. The sample size was 392, which shows that the results represent the whole populations. For data processing, factor analysis was chosen as a tool. The data factorability was assessed via Bartlett’s Test of Sphericity, Kaiser-Myer-Olkin (KMO) statistic, initial estimates of communality and the anti-image correlation matrix. The factors were extracted via principal axis factoring (PAF). The number of factors was determined by the scree plot/Kaiser’s rule and was equal to five in both cases. The results showed the for the young employees the essential values today are those connected to the personality trait. However, in five years, the essential values would be those that are linked to professional development.

Keyword : Z-Generation, values, factor analysis, professional development, employment

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Titko, J., Svirina, A., Skvarciany, V., & Shina, I. (2020). Values of young employees: Z-generation perception. Business: Theory and Practice, 21(1), 10-17. https://doi.org/10.3846/btp.2020.11166
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