Facing the Challenges of the Generation Mix has created more complexities in the workplace. Social, cultural and political factors are shaping individual values and work ethic. Successful leaders are coming to understand these influences and determine ways to best manage and develop a multigenerational workforce that have different values, learning styles and expectations.
Just consider technology as one of the biggest dividers. According to a Pew survey, while three-quarters of adults age 18 to 30 say they use the Internet daily. The older Gen X goes online to accomplish a task and then walks away from the computer. Gen Y goes online and offline seamlessly and does not make a distinction between one and the other” (Behrstock- Sherratee & Coggshall, 2010). For adults younger than age 30, 72% use their cell phones for most or all of their calls while 87% text.” This can become a challenge when younger generations use text messages to call in sick or report a problem.
Hello, my name is Phlunte' Riddle a public speaker and author who specializes in organizational management with an emphasis in Emotional Intelligence Leadership.
In 2012, I retired as a lieutenant from the Pasadena Police Department after 29 years of service. I’m currently a Psychology doctoral student at Phillips Graduate Institute. My BS degree is in public administration and a MA in organizational leadership.
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