Generational Diversity

Erickson, Tamara J.
March 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p18
The article focuses on the need of leaders to understand the perspectives of employees from four generations to be more effective. Teenage impressions are stated to be powerful and shape people's assumptions about the world and the role of work. Looking at key issues through employees' eyes it is reported, can make a leader see why their initial responses are different, and from there work toward win-win solutions. Perspectives from teens of the 1950s to the teens of Generation Y are discussed.


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