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  • 1. Gen X Librarians:Leading From the Middle
    Lisa Carlucci Thomas
    Digital Services Librarian, Southern Connecticut State University
    Karen Sobel
    Reference & Instruction Librarian, University of Colorado Denver
    Nina McHale
    Web Librarian, University of Colorado Denver
  • 2. Generation X and Technology (Nina)
    Generation X at Work (Karen)
    Generation X and Leadership (Lisa)
  • 3. Generational Generalizations…
    • Analyzing general qualities of groups of people can be positive and helpful
    • 4. Generational diversity can be a positive element of the workplace (Jason Martin)
    • 5. Assigning traits of a generation to and making assumptions about individuals can be hurtful and counterproductive
    • 6. There are 20-something “digital novices” and 80-year-old “tech gurus”
  • 7. Generation Terminology
    born before mid-1940s
    Baby Boomers
    born mid-1940s-early 1960s
    Generation X
    born early/mid-1960s-early 1980s
    Generation Y/Millennials
    born early 1980s-early 2000s
  • 8. Growing Up (Along) With Technology
    • Gen X librarians developed technology skills as necessary as computers were introduced for research and productivity in school and work environments
    • 9. Earlier generations generally added computer skills to their professional skills after completing college and joining the work force
    • 10. Gen Y/Millennials have used computers since childhood
    Generation X and Technology
  • 11. Growing Up (Along) With Technology
    When computers entered their lives:
    Boomer librarians – after their educations
    Gen X librarians – during their educations
    Gen Y librarians – before or toward the beginning of their educations
    Generation X and Technology
  • 12. Generation X and Technology
  • 13. Gen X’s Increasing Access to Computers
    • 1984: 15.3% of 3-17 year olds had computer access
    • 14. 1993: 31.9% of the same group had access
    “…during this ten-year period, Generation Xers aged from early teens into twenty-somethings.”
    -Marisa Urgo, Developing Information Leaders: Harnessing the Talents of Generation X
    Generation X and Technology
  • 15. Generation X: Between Two Worlds
    Typewriters and Word Processors
    Card catalogs and OPACs
    Print and Electronic
    Analog and Digital
    Traditional and Social
    Generation X and Technology
  • 16. Parallels in Personal Lives
    • There has always been a generation in the middle, *but*… tech adds a new dimension.
    • 17. The “Sandwich Generation”
    • 18. Added to Merriam-Webster dictionary in 2006
    • 19. Tech support for parents and grandparents
    Generation X and Technology
  • 20. Gen X Attitudes Toward Technology
    • Proficient with technology
    • 21. Accepting of change and desire to improve systems
    • 22. According to Pew Research Center, Gen X is the most likely group to “bank, shop, and look for health information online”
    • 23. Connecting traditional institutions and new modes of communication
    Generation X and Technology
  • 24. More About The Sandwich Generation
    Two “sandwich” perspectives:
    • In the library instruction classroom
    • 25. Interactions among librarian colleagues
    Generation X at Work
  • 26. Bridging Gaps in the Classroom
    Mix of Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y
    Many commuters
    Many parents
    Mix of income brackets & levels of education
    Generation X at Work
  • 27. Bridging Gaps in the Classroom
    How (Do?) we make them?
    How can they assist our students?
    Generation X at Work
  • 28. Bridging Gaps in the Classroom
    Learning computer skills and content simultaneously
    Generation X at Work
  • 29. Bridging Gaps in the Classroom
    During their educations, Gen X:
    Learned to use computers
    Learned other educational technologies
    Researched in print
    Researched online
    Used many print and electronic formats
    Used the card catalog!
    Learned to *adapt*
    Generation X at Work
  • 30. Bridging Gaps in the Workplace
    Generation X:
    “I like technology, but I’m not an addict.”
    Generation X at Work
  • 31. Bridging Gaps in the Workplace
    What does it mean to say:
    “I’m not a computer person”?
    Generation X at Work
  • 32. Bridging Gaps in the Workplace
    Gen X Librarians lead in:
    Technology-related task forces
    Digitization projects
    Generation X at Work
  • 33. Bridging Gaps in the Workplace
    Gen X “Training the Trainer”
    Programs such as the “23 Things”
    Group training on new technologies
    One-on-one tech tutoring
    Generation X at Work
  • 34. Making History
    Never before – 4 generations in workplace
    Generation X:
    In the middle of this organizational dynamic
    Rising into management positions
    Unique values = unique benefit
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 35. Generation X: Making History
    • 20th Century Generations
    • 36. Traditionalists - 39 million
    • 37. Boomers – 78 million
    • 38. Generation X – 44 million
    • 39. Millennials – 70 million
    • 40. Generation X is smallest entry wave of workers since 1930s
    • 41. Likewise, smallest entry wave of managers in leadership roles in organizations now
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 42. Generation X: Making History
    What are the work values of Gen X?
    How do these values shape Gen X leadership behaviors?
    What is the benefit to organizations?
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 43. Work Values
    How do these values shape the leadership behaviors of Gen X?
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 46. Leadership Behaviors
    • Independence
    • 47. Loyal to profession
    • 48. Require personal/professional life balance
    • 49. Self-driven and self-motivated
    “Xers … are eager to update knowledge and its application into their work.” - (Yu 4)
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 50. Leadership Behaviors
    • Innovation
    • 51. Flexible, entrepreneurial
    • 52. Apply skills in new contexts to achieve goals
    • 53. Think “outside the box”
    “[Gen X] Uses the power of information technology to maintain competitive advantage” - (Dunne 3)
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 54. Leadership Behaviors
    • Individualism
    • 55. Define own paths for personal fulfillment
    • 56. Work is a “lifestyle decision”
    • 57. Not tied into traditional career development goals
    “Personal fulfillment is intrinsically linked to professional success” - (Feyerherm 1)
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 58. Leading from the Middle
    • Promoting Innovation
    • 59. Seek challenges, integrate lifelong learning
    • 60. Mediating Change
    • 61. Building relationships, mentoring, training
    • 62. Translating Cultural Norms
    • 63. Making a difference, leaving a legacy
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 64. Generation X
    Self-centered, skeptical, slackers?
    Independent, innovative, individuals?
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 65. Generation X
    • Dedicated, savvy, leaders
    • 66. Integrated attitudes about personal/professional fulfillment, cultural and workplace diversity
    • 67. Promoting lifelong learning by bringing fresh perspectives, transitioning from old/new models
    • 68. Opening new doors for subsequent generations
    Generation X and Leadership
  • 69. Lisa Carlucci Thomas
    Digital Services Librarian
    Southern Connecticut State University @lisacarlucci
    Karen Sobel
    Reference & Instruction Librarian
    University of Colorado Denver
    Nina McHale
    Web Librarian
    University of Colorado Denver
    Thank You!
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    • DeLong, Katheleen. “The Engagement of New Library Professionals in Leadership.” Journal of Academic Librarianship 35.5 (2009): 445-456.
    • 71. Dunne, Matt. “Policy Leadership, Gen X Style.” National Civic Review 86.3 (1997).
    • 72. Feyerherm, Ann, and Yvonne H. Vick. “Generation X Women in High Technology.” Career Development International 10.3 (2005): 216-227.
    • 73. Gesell, Izzy. “How to Lead When the Generation Gap Becomes Your Everyday Reality.” Journal for Quality & Participation (January 2010) 21-24.
    • 74. Hutley, Sue, and TerenaSolomons. “Generational Change in Australian Librarianship: Viewpoints from Generation X.” Paper presented at ALIA 2004.
    • 75. Martin, Jason. “I Have Shoes Older than You: Generational Diversity in the Library,” The Southeastern Librarian 54.3 (2006): 4-11.
    • 76. McIntosh-Elkins, Jeni, and McRitchie, Karen, and Maureen Scoones. “From the Silent Generation to Generation X, Y, and Z: Strategies for Managing the Generation Mix.” Proceedings of the 35th Annual Association for Computing Machinery User Services Conference (SIGUCCS), 2007.
    • 77. O’Connor, Steve. “The heretical library manager for the future.” Library Management 28.1/2 (2007): 62-71.
    • 78. Pew Research Center. “Generations Online in 2009.”
  • 79. Polsson, Ken. “Chronology of Personal Computers.”
    Robbins, LaToya M. “Bridging the Gap in Leadership Development within Generation X and Y.” Seminar Research Paper Presented to the Graduate Faculty, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 2008.
    Seaton, L. Jeff, and Boyd, Michael. “The Organizational Leadership of the Post Baby Boom Generation: An Upper Eschelon Theory Approach.” Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal 13.2 (2007): 69-78.
    Sessa, Valerie, et. al. “Generational Differences in Leader Values and Leadership Behaviors.” Psychologist-Manager Journal 10.1 (2007): 47-74.
    Spence, Lisa A. “Preferences for Leader Traits and Leadership Communication Styles Among Members of Different Generational Cohorts.” Thesis Presented to the Faculty in Communication and Leadership Studies, School of Professional Studies, Gonzaga University, 2009.
    Urgo, Marissa. Developing Information Leaders: Harnessing the Talents of Generation X.
    Yu, Huichun, and Peter Miller. “Leadership Style – The X Generation and Baby Boomers compared in different cultural contexts.” Graduate College of Management Papers, Southern Cross University, 2005.
  • 80. Gen X Librarians:Leading From the Middle
    Lisa Carlucci Thomas
    Digital Services Librarian, Southern Connecticut State University
    Karen Sobel
    Reference & Instruction Librarian, University of Colorado Denver
    Nina McHale
    Web Librarian, University of Colorado Denver