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Generational differences

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Generational differences

  1. 1. •The 4 types of generation•Communication skills for each individualgeneration•The similarities of all generationcommunication
  2. 2. The Silent Generation (1925-1945)Baby boomers (1946-1963)Gen X (1964-1979)Millennials (1980-2000)
  3. 3. Work characteristics Silent Baby Boomers GenX Millennials
  4. 4. Ways to communicate:Formal writtingLetters writingFace-to-facephone
  5. 5. Ways to communicate:in person using body languagedirect stylePhoneFormal Memos
  6. 6. The best way to communicate is:E-mailPhoneOne-on-one
  7. 7. Ways to communicate:E-mailTextInternet/ social mediaPhone calls
  8. 8. • formal writing•E-mails
  9. 9. "Generations in the Workplace in the United States & Canada : Catalyst." Generations in the Workplace in the United States : Catalyst. Interactive Factory, 2012. Web. 20 Nov. 2012. <http://www.catalyst.org/publication/434/generations-in- the-workplace-in-the-united-states>.Hammill, Greg. "Mixing and Managing Four Generations of Employees." Mixing and Managing Four Generations of Employees. N.p., 2005. Web. 20 Nov. 2012. <http://www.fdu.edu/newspubs/magazine/05ws/generations.htm>.Sherrod, Melissa. "Generational Differences: Communication Preferences." Prezi.com.N.p., 16 June 2012. Web. 20 Nov. 2012. <http://prezi.com/m4uq1nbrix0g/generational- differences-communication-preferences/>.Huffmon, Angela. "Communicate with the Four Generations in Your Office." Suite101.com. Workplace Culture, 4 May 2011. Web. 20 Nov. 2012. <http://suite101.com/article/communicate-with-the-four-generations-in-your- office-a369418>.Images: Google.com

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