Managing Four Generations in the Workplace. By: Melissa Hawkins, Brenda Mummert , and Colleen Nestruck. The 4 Generations . Objectives. Why does it matter? What is a ”Generation” The Four Generations Characteristics Workplace Characteristics Managing Workplace Generations Whats to come
By: Melissa Hawkins, Brenda Mummert, and Colleen Nestruck
The Effect on the Workplace
He wants feedback, what the heck is that?
Get a life!
It’s 5:00, I’m
out of here!
They have no
You’re right, but I’m the boss!
Just do your job!
I remember when…
The kid wants a promotion after six months on the job!
“group of contemporaries: all of the people who were born at approximately the same time, considered as a group, and especially when considered as having shared interests and attitudes”.
(English Dictionary, 2011 )
Veterans, Traditionalist, Silent, Matures (1922-1945)
Veterans, Traditionalist, Silent
Baby Boomers (1946-1964)
Generation X (1965-1980)
Generation Y (1981-2000)
Generation Y “Millennial”
The Effect on the Workplace
Feedback and Rewards
Feedback and Rewards (continued)
Messages that Motivate
5-Generations in the workplace
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