Executive Development Blog

Leadership Development Challenges for Gen Y

Posted by Kip Kelly on Sep 10, 2013 9:34:00 AM

A new research study from EY reveals a significant increase in Generation Y moving into management over the past 5 years.  87% of Gen Y managers moved into the role between 2008 and 2013, and dramatic increase over the previous 5 years. The increase is somewhat predictable as Gen Y (age 18-32) gains the knowledge and experience needed to fill the widening talent gap as Baby Boomers move into retirement.  However, the research reveals a number of challenges and opportunities for this generation of managers.

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Topics: EY research, leadership, Gen Y, UNC, Kenan-Flagler, executive education