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Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample
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Mutiple Generation Motivation and Workstyle Sample

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4 generations in the workplace. How are they different, how are they the same and what can you do to leverage them to enhance communication, increase productivity and achieve sustainable results?

4 generations in the workplace. How are they different, how are they the same and what can you do to leverage them to enhance communication, increase productivity and achieve sustainable results?

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    • 1. Work With Me!
      Working Together Across Generations
      Sherri Petro
      2010
    • 2. 2
      The Objectives
      Define the generations.
      Explore each generation's motivating factors.
      Offer best practices to work better together.
    • 3. 3
      2010 Generation Mix
      Traditionalists
      Born 1925-45
      65-85 years
      Baby Boomers
      Born 1946-64
      46-64 years
      Generation X
      Born 1965-80
      30-45 years
      Generation Y
      Born 1981-?
      Under 30 years
    • 4. The Generational Mix In 2010
      Baby Boomers
      Born 1946 -1964
      46-64 years
      Traditionalists
      Born 1925 -1945
      65-85 years
      Generation X
      Born 1965-1980
      30-45 years
      Generation Y
      Born 1981-200(?)
      Under 30 years
    • 5. 5
      Clarifying Question
      How Has
      The Generation Mix
      Affected Your Work?
    • 6. 6
      Affects in the Workplace
      Work priorities
      Company loyalty
      Meeting management
      Change
      Level of respect
      Entitlement
      Training
      Work ethic
      Time sensitivities
      Different communication vehicles
      Retention
      Subscription to technology
    • 7. Traditionalists (65-85 years)
      Think “S”
      Safety
      Security
      Stability
      Structure
      7
    • 8. 8
      Traditionalists Work Style
      Respect for authority
      Command and control
      Can be tough for them to use their own judgment
      Why customize?
      Believe in the value of work more than finding personal meaning
      Separation of work and home
      Acknowledged for what they know as well as what they do
    • 9. Baby Boomers (46-64)
      Think “P”
      Prestige
      Power
      Perks
      Process
      9
    • 10. 10
      Baby Boomers Work Style
      All about respect
      Self-improvement
      Strong work ethic
      Desire flexibility
      Optimistic and idealistic
      Struggle with work/life balance
      Into symbols of recognition as rewards
    • 11. Gen X (30-45)
      Think “F”
      Flexibility
      Freedom
      Family
      Fun
      11
    • 12. 12
      Generation X Work Style
      Job movement
      Money-motivated
      Like to solve their own problems
      Multi-taskers
      Fiercely independent
      Direct communicators versus reading in between the lines
      Informal
      Results-oriented
      Quick study
      Sound byte processing
      Work solo and yet on teams
      Need for external recognition as reward
    • 13. Gen Y (under 30)
      Think “C”
      Cause
      Community
      Creativity
      Connection
      13
    • 14. 14
      Generation Y Work Style
      Multi-taskers
      Desire mutual respect
      Ready for collaboration
      Want to make a difference
      Celebrate diversity
      Acknowledgement for being here
      Looking for an experience
      Digital natives
      Work on their own terms
      Think globally
      Have positive expectations
      Want customization
      Desire interactivity
      Express to express -- not impress
    • 15. 15
      Start with Similarities*
      We receive great reward
      For the work we do
      From the people we work with
      And the belief that we are contributing to society and our current jobs
      We receive great satisfaction from our accomplishments at work
      • CCL Emerging Leaders Research by Ross DePinto, 2003
    • 16
      Generational Similarities
      We have
      A desire to learn
      A desire to be acknowledged
      A desire to be rewarded
      We want
      To be trusted, valued and respected
      To succeed
    • 16. 17
      Getting to Results
      Commit to educating and leveraging generational differences.
      Concentrate on similarities as a start.
      Create multi-generational teams
      Employ a student and teacher mindset.
      Enlarge ideas instead of taking sides.
      Create mentoring pairs.
    • 17. 18
      Communicate Better
      Have informal & scheduled times to brainstorm, update and coach.
      Create healthy conflict resolution guidelines.
      Honor energy, intuition and instincts.
      Agree that getting to the objective is the most important and not necessarily HOW – unless unethical.
    • 18. 19
      Thank You!
      Want To “Work With Me!” ?
      Sherri Petro
      VPI Strategies
      sherri@vpistrategies.com
      www.vpistrategies.com
      858-583-3097

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