Leading Across Generations
Learn to Use Generational Differences to Improve Your Workplace and Increase Productivity
It's no secret that the diversity of today's Federal workforce encompasses a variety of individual characteristics--including the often overlooked area of generational differences. These differences can cause conflict or dysfunction in the workplace, but if they are recognized, understood, valued and leveraged, they can result in greater productivity and harmony.
Four distinct generations work in the Federal workplace:
- Veterans (born before1945)
- Baby Boomers (1946-64)
- Generation X (1964-1979)
- Millennials (1979-2000)
Although these groups share some of the same outlooks and beliefs, each generaion possesses unique work values and attitudes which significantly affect the workplace styles, preferences, behaviors and expectations. You will learn how to lead, manage, recruit and retain colleagues by understanding the strengths and challenges of the generational differences.