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What can social media teach us about managing generation Y?


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Generation Y are changing the workforce like no generation before them. This presentation looks at how you can shape your organisation to engage this crucial group.

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What can social media teach us about managing generation Y?

  1. 1. What can social media teach us about managing Gen Y?<br />Title<br />
  2. 2. How do you view Gen Y?<br />
  3. 3. Generation Y<br />Gen Y are:<br />Lazy<br />Selfish<br />Demanding<br />Cocky<br />Self-absorbed<br />
  4. 4. As managers, why should you care?<br />
  5. 5. How to approach managing Gen Y<br />Management styles<br />Providing feedback<br />Work/life balance<br />How they learn<br />
  6. 6. Management styles<br />
  7. 7. Feedback<br />" millennials have "lived [their] whole lives on a landscape lush with feedback." Yet when they enter the workforce, they find themselves "in a veritable feedback desert.... It's hard to get better at something if you receive feedback on your performance just once a year.“<br />Dan Pink<br />
  8. 8. Work/life balance<br />What do you believe in?<br />Blurring of work/life<br />Friendship and solidarity<br />Flexible working<br />
  9. 9. Learning<br />Self directed<br />Mentoring<br />Collaborative<br />Informal<br />
  10. 10. 21st Century Management 3.0<br />FW Taylor’s ideas of management are 100 years old<br />Exponential change<br />Hyper competition and the need for <br />Innovation<br />How fast can you create new knowledge?<br />How transparent are you?<br />
  11. 11. Management 3.0<br />Openness<br />Meritocracy<br />Flexibility<br />Collaboration<br />Build an organisation fit for<br />human beings<br /><br />