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What Does Indian Gen Y Construction Employees Seek from Their Organizations?


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A conceptual model was developed by reviewing literature and then validated for Indian Generation Y employees within the age cohort of 20–30 years working in the Indian construction sector. The model empirically examined the influence of work values (extrinsic, intrinsic, status-related, freedom-related, and social-related) to perceived organizational support (POS) alongside its further influence on job attitudes - affective commitment (AC), felt obligation (FO), job satisfaction (JS) and turnover intention (TI) from 320 valid responses. The study establishes that this connected, unconventional generation seeks to balance both extrinsic and intrinsic values. Being transactional, they value organizational support towards achieving individual goals but will not shy away from taking up viable and promising opportunities if it comes their way.


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Soumi Rai
National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), 25/1, Balewadi, Pune-411045., India

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A conceptual model was developed by reviewing literature and then validated for Indian Generation Y employees within the age cohort of 20–30 years working in the Indian construction sector. The model empirically examined the influence of work values (extrinsic, intrinsic, status-related, freedom-related, and social-related) to perceived organizational support (POS) alongside its further influence on job attitudes - affective commitment (AC), felt obligation (FO), job satisfaction (JS) and turnover intention (TI) from 320 valid responses. The study establishes that this connected, unconventional generation seeks to balance both extrinsic and intrinsic values. Being transactional, they value organizational support towards achieving individual goals but will not shy away from taking up viable and promising opportunities if it comes their way.


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