Understanding the Multiple Generations in the Workplace

The previous presentation introduced you to one emerging trend in OB research: generational differences in the workplace. Read this article to get a closer look at the challenges of understanding and managing the multiple generations currently in many organizations. As you read, compare the workplace characteristics of each generation. Look for overlap, as well as for differences. What kind of experiences have you had with various generations? As a manager, how can you better manage the vast age and generational differences within your workplace in order to successfully meet organizational goals?