Proceedings of the 6th International Seminar on Psychology, ISPsy 2023, 18-19 July 2023, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Proactive Work Behavior in Generation Z Employees

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-7-2023.2343408,
        author={Pratista Arya Satwika and Fendy  Suhariadi},
        title={Proactive Work Behavior in Generation Z Employees},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 6th International Seminar on Psychology, ISPsy 2023, 18-19 July 2023, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISPSY},
        year={2024},
        month={2},
        keywords={generation z proactive work behavior employee},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-7-2023.2343408}
    }
    
  • Pratista Arya Satwika
    Fendy Suhariadi
    Year: 2024
    Proactive Work Behavior in Generation Z Employees
    ISPSY
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-7-2023.2343408
Pratista Arya Satwika1,*, Fendy Suhariadi2
  • 1: Airlangga University, Sebelas Maret University
  • 2: Airlangga University
*Contact email: pratista.arya.satwika-2022@psikologi.unair.ac.id

Abstract

Generation Z employees require proactive work behavior to be more motivated, prepared, and efficient. Proactive behavior requires actions that originate from oneself, but others' perceptions of employees' proactive behavior may be influenced by personal characteristics such as gender. The objective This study aimse profile of proactive work behavior among Generation Z employees and determine if there are differences in proactive behavior between women and men. This study utilizes a descriptive analysis design to understand the profile of proactive work behavior among Generation Z employees. An online survey was conducted using convenience sampling techniques, with a sample size of 50 respondents who are Generation Z employees. Data collection in the survey utilized a modified questionnaire from proactive socialization tactics. This research uses descriptive analysis techniques and produces results showing thatshows among Generation Z employees is high, at 52%. Only 2% fall into the low category, while the remaining 46% fall into the moderate category. The dimension with the highest percentage is positive framing (72%), followed by general socializing (58%), information seeking as well as job change negotiating (54%). Furthermore, it is also found that there is no significant difference in proactive behavior based on gender.