Differcence in Levels of Hardiness Personality Between Generation X, Generation Y, and Generation Z


This study explored generational differences in hardiness personality levels. The study used a cross-sectional method and had 128 subjects who were selected using stratified purposive sampling. Data was collected using Bartone’s modified dispositional resilience (hardiness) scale. Data analysis was conducted using One-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) to determine whether; there is a significant difference between generations X, Y, and Z in their hardiness personality; and whether Generation X had the highest score in the Control, Challenge, and Commitment dimensions. Through analysis, it was found that there was a significant difference between generation X and Z in the Challenge dimension a significant difference between both Generation; X and Y with Z in the Commitment dimension. Meanwhile, all generations had no differences in the Control dimension. Furthermore, we also found that Generation X had the highest score on challenge and commitment dimensions, but Generation Z had the highest score on control. Based on this, support is needed according to the needs of each individual, such as making Generation X a guide to increase their control and providing space for Generation Z to make decisions independently.

Keywords: Personality Hardiness, Generation X, Millennials, Generation Z, Cross- Sectional Analysis

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