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Nowhere in history have we seen 4 generation es include topics such as: In the first slides you will learn the advantages of generational diversity in the workplace, and identify the impacts of generational differences. This presentation details the 4 generations in our workplace today covering: Social, Political, and Economic Influences, Familial Structure and Influence, Education, Values, Work Ethic, Preferred Leadership Approach, Communication Style, Motivational Buttons, How They Interact with Others, Preferred Approach to Feedback, View toward the Company, Work Vs. Personal Life, Desired Rewards, Financial Behaviors, Relationship with Technology, and Expectations. In addition, you will receive slides covering: future trends and statistics for the four generations; implication for recruiting and supervising the youngest generation - Millennials. It also contrasts the pros and cons of each generation and 6 important tips to more effectively communicate with each generation plus much more. Slides can easily be tailored to your specific needs, use them with an LCD projector, make handouts, and/or create overheads. Each slide includes slide transitions, clipart and animation. Royalty Free - Use Them Over and Over Again. Once purchased, download instructions will be sent to you via email. (PC and MAC Compatible).

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program objectives
Program Objectives
  • Show the advantages of generational diversity in the workplace.
  • Identify the impacts of generational differences.
  • Learn the characteristics of different generations and how to adapt to and leverage them.

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a challenge
A Challenge

Please Write

a One Sentence Definition of

“Generation.”

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definition
Definition
  • A body of individuals born in approximately the same time period who generally share similar behaviors and attitudes.

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benefits of understanding generational differences
Benefits of Understanding Generational Differences
  • More effective communication/less misunderstandings.
  • Increased recruitment and employee retention.
  • More effective motivational methods.
  • Better-formed expectations.
  • Increased productivity and teamwork.

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the case of understanding
The Case of Understanding
  • There are now four (4) generations in the workplace with different expectations, motivations, attitudes, and behaviors.
  • An understanding of these generational differences can equip one to handle workplace situations with increased insight.

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the four generations
The Four Generations
  • Traditionalists/Veterans
    • (Born 1922-1945)
  • Baby Boomers
    • (Born 1946-1964)
  • Generation X
    • (Born 1965-1982)
  • Millennials/Generation Y
    • (Born 1983-1997)

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how the generations differ 1 of 3
How the Generations Differ (1 of 3)
  • Social, Political, and Economic Influences.
  • Familial Structure and Influence.
  • Education.
  • Values.
  • Work Ethic.

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how the generations differ 2 of 3
How the Generations Differ (2 of 3)
  • Preferred Leadership Approach.
  • Communication Style.
  • Motivational Buttons.
  • How They Interact with Others.
  • Preferred Approach to Feedback.
  • View toward the Company.

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how the generations differ 3 of 3
How the Generations Differ (3 of 3)
  • Work Vs. Personal Life.
  • Desired Rewards.
  • Financial Behaviors.
  • Relationship with Technology.
  • Expectations.

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traditionalists veterans
Traditionalists/Veterans

Born 1922-1945

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also known as
Also Known As:
  • Greatest Generation.
  • WWII Generation.
  • G.I. Generation.
    • named for experience of WWII as adults.
  • Silent Generation.
    • named for being perceived as dispassionate and conventional.

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Veterans (2 of 18)

influences social political economic
Influences: Social, Political & Economic
  • Great depression.
  • World War II.
  • New Deal.
  • G.I. Bill.
  • Korean War.
  • Cold War.

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Veterans (3 of 18)

familial structure influence
Familial Structure & Influence
  • Traditionalists grew up in nuclear families consisting of two parents and children.
  • Fathers typically worked while mothers stayed home.
  • As a result, traditionalists tend to be conservative, rule-abiding, and appreciative of authority.

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Veterans (4 of 18)

education
Education
  • For most Traditionalists, higher education was implausible.
  • Though they valued hard work, their focus was on scraping by financially.

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Veterans (5 of 18)

baby boomers
Baby Boomers

Born 1946-1964

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generation x
Generation X

Born 1965-1982

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millenials generation y
Millenials/Generation Y

Born 1983-1997

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What is your next step?

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Download “Generations At Work” PowerPoint presentation at ReadySetPresent.com165 slides include: the advantages of generational diversity at work, the impact of generational differences, details on the 4 generations in today’s workplace detailing: Social, Political, and Economic Influences, Familial Structure and Influence, Education, Values, Work Ethic, Preferred Leadership Approach, Communication Style, Motivational Buttons, How They Interact with Others, Preferred Approach to Feedback, View toward the Company, Work Vs. Personal Life, Desired Rewards, Financial Behaviors, Relationship with Technology, and Expectations. In addition future trends and statistics for the four generations; implication for recruiting and supervising (Millennials). Plus the pros and cons of each generation with 6 important tips on how to communicate more effectively with each generation and much more. Royalty Free – Use Them Over and Over Again.

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