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The M-factor : how the millennial generation is rocking the workplace

Author: Lynne C Lancaster; David Stillman
Publisher: New York : HarperBusiness, ©2010.
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Drawing on case studies, surveys, and interviews, provides tips, insights, and solutions for managing the Millennial generation in the workplace. This ultimate guide to Millennials in the workplace offers valuable insight and practical tips on how Boomers, Gen Xers, and even Millennials themselves can bridge generational gaps, be more productive, and achieve organizational success like never before.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne C Lancaster; David Stillman
ISBN: 9780061769313 0061769312
OCLC Number: 419857437
Description: ix, 305 p. : ill. ; 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.

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Drawing on case studies, surveys, and interviews, provides tips, insights, and solutions for managing the Millennial generation in the workplace. This ultimate guide to Millennials in the workplace offers valuable insight and practical tips on how Boomers, Gen Xers, and even Millennials themselves can bridge generational gaps, be more productive, and achieve organizational success like never before.

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