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  • 1.
    • Generational Diversity in the Work Place.
  • 2.
    • According to the Society for Human Resource
    • Management, nearly 60 percent of HR
    • managers at large companies have observed
    • office conflicts from generational differences.
  • 3.
    • Traditionalists 1900-1945
    • Baby Boomers 1946-1964
    • Generation X 1965-1979
    • Generation Y 1980-2000
  • 4.
    • Traditionalists 1900-1945
    Influencers : World War I World War II Korean War The Great Depression Prohibition GI Bill
  • 5. Traditionalists 1900-1945
    • Characteristics :
    • 75 million
    • Religious
    • Loyal
    • Sacrificial
    • Trust in Institutions
    • Top-Down management style
    • Silent/Need to know basis
    • View retirement as a reward
  • 6.
    • Influencers:
    • Vietnam War
    • Watergate
    • Assassination of JFK
    • Civil Rights movement
    • Woodstock
    • Television
    Baby Boomers 1946-1964
  • 7. Baby Boomers 1946-1964
    • Characteristics :
    • 80 million
    • $2 trillion in income
    • Competitive
    • Optimistic
    • Career women
    • Self-centered
    • Deep identity with work
    • View retirement as a career change
  • 8. Generation X 1965-1980
    • Influencers:
    • Personal Computer
    • Divorce rate tripled/latch key kids
    • Bill Clinton trial
    • Video Games
    • Challenger Shuttle Explosion
    • 24 hour media-smaller world
  • 9. Generation X 1965-1980
    • Characteristics:
    • 46 million
    • Skeptical
    • Self-reliant
    • Distrust institutions
    • Build portable careers
    • Entrepreneurs
  • 10. Generation Y 1980-2000
    • Influencers :
    • Columbine School Shooting
    • 9/11
    • 1979 tax code
    • Gulf War
    • Oklahoma city bombing
    • 1988 earthquake
    • Internet
    • Raised and educated during the self-esteem
    • movement
    • Cell phones
  • 11. Generation Y 1980-2000
    • Characteristics
    • 76 million
    • $2ll Billion in income
    • Transactional employee instead of lifetime employee
    • High expectations of self
    • Desire constant feedback
    • Want immediate responsibility/demanding
    • Tech Savvy
    • Collaborative
    • Volunteers
  • 12. What is a company to do?
    • How do you transfer knowledge from the older generations to the younger generations?
    • How do you recruit and retain a transactional employee?
    • How do you create a culture that values all generations?
  • 13. Bridging the Divide
    • 1.Values
    • What makes your company great?
    • 2.Meeting Rhythms
      • Daily-Weekly-Monthly-Quarterly-Annually
    • 3.Personality/ Job Assessment
    • 4.Mentoring/Coaching
    • 5.One-2-ones
  • 14. Tips for Gen-Y employees
    • Values
    • What makes you great?
    • What beliefs do you hold that will never change?
    • Network
    • LinkedIn
    • Lunch/Coffee
    • Journal
    • Filter ideas and wait for the right time
    • Personality/ Job Assessment
    • What is your personality type and are you in the right role?