TITLE

TROUBLESHOOTER

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
People Management;11/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents opinions from experts on the generation gap issue between younger and senior members of the management team. According to Heyday Director Ailsa Ogilvie, the assertion that older workers are resistant to change is a myth. Gareth English of OPP points out that it can be useful to map out what engages people in their job. Louise Barton of the Listening Company emphasizes that there is a need for a sophisticated management style that provides employees with a holistic overview of the company.
ACCESSION #
27774846

 

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