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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lynne C Lancaster; David Stillman
|Description:||ix, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part I. Here come the Millennials : Millennial nation: how a whole new generation is colliding, clashing, and clicking with traditionalists, Boomers, and Generation Xers : Identifying the M-factor ; Getting our arms around the Millennials ; Our point of view ; Occupational hazards --
Part II. The transition from life to worklife : Parenting: connected via the cordless umbilical : Parenting evolves ; The family goes to college ; Welcome to the work world, mom and dad ; Making work work for you ; So, what's a Millennial to do? ; There's no place like home --
Entitlement: a generation on a silver platter? : What is entitlement anyway? ; Where does entitlement come from? ; The dark side of entitlement ; Recruiting ; Retention ; Rewards ; Respect --
Meaning: who am I, and why am I here? : The meat behind meaning ; What each generation means by "meaning" ; Meaning motivator #1: Millennials want to make a difference ; Meaning motivator #2: Millennials want to feel that they are contributing ; Meaning motivator #3: Millennials want to be innovators ; Meaning motivator #4: Millennials want to be heard ; Meaning motivator #5: Millennials want to know they are succeeding ; Meaning motivator #6: Millennials want to express ; Who they are through work --
Part III. Managing day-to-day : Great expectations: is what you see what you will get? : Minding the expectation gap ; Let them know who you are ; The courtship ; Looking for love in all the right places ; Why "orientation" is a dirty word ; Basic training: not just for the military ; Managing expectations: grab your whistle and get ready to coach --
The need for speed: managing worklife in the fast lane : How the pedal got to the metal ; Clocking Millennials' need for speed ; Multitasking: can't live with it, can't live without it ; Corporate chutes and ladders: navigating today's career paths --
Part IV. We're all in this together : Social networking: gathering around the virtual water cooler : The generations have always networked, so what's new? ; Gap #1: The virtual water cooler ; Gap #2: Intimacy is being redefined ; Gap #3: The end of the expert as we know it ; Gap #4: Pedophiles, porn, plagiarism, and pop-ups ; Gap #5: Going beyond MySpace to the workplace --
Collaboration: managing the "we" generation : 1. Work as a team sport ; 2. Millennials see leaders as collaborators (with decision-making power) ; 3. Knowledge transfer: the new collaboration frontier ; 4. The extreme office makeover --
Conclusion : Unleashing the M-factor in your organization.
|Responsibility:||Lynne C. Lancaster, David Stillman.|
"Lively stories illustrate the generation gap and general communication failures between 'Traditionalists,' 'Boomers,' 'Generation X-ers,' and 'Millennials...' [The authors'] thorough analysis of how
- Conflict of generations in the workplace.
- Personnel management.
- Young adults -- Employment.
- Generation Y.
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