GENERATIONAL DIFFERENCES ON WORK ENGAGEMENT LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT HEALTHCARE INSTITUTION EMPLOYEESDownload This Article
Veronica Catherine Hlongwane , Ophillia Ledimo
The objective of this study was to explore generational differences on work engagement levels of employees in a South African government healthcare institution. The Ultrech Work Engagement Scale measured the participants’ levels of work engagement and it was administered to a random sample size of government healthcare institution employees (n=289). Statistical analyses of the data were conducted and the results of ANOVA indicated that the levels of work engagement significantly differ depending on the employees’ generational cohort or group for the dimensions vigour, dedication and absorption. In terms of contributions and practical implications, recommendations are made regarding proposed organisational development interventions to enhance employees’ work engagement levels in a healthcare institution context as well as to conduct future research.
Key Words: Work Engagement Levels, Government Sector, Ultrech Work Engagement Scale
How to cite this paper: Hlongwane, V., & Ledimo, O. (2015). Generational differences on work engagement levels of government healthcare institution employees. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 4(1-2), 230-238. https://doi.org/10.22495/jgr_v4_i1_c2_p6