Y in the Workplace: Managing the ''Me First'' Generation

Y in the Workplace: Managing the ''Me First'' Generation

by Nicole A. Lipkin, April J. Perrymore
     
 

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Flip-flops, iPods, MySpace, "Dude," Instant Messaging. Whatever happened to dress shoes, sir/ma'am, in-person meetings, and traditional work etiquette?

A workplace revolution is underway, one that is stimulating new methods of thinking, behaving, communicating, and doing business as Generation Y continues to infiltrate the workplace and influence corporate

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Flip-flops, iPods, MySpace, "Dude," Instant Messaging. Whatever happened to dress shoes, sir/ma'am, in-person meetings, and traditional work etiquette?

A workplace revolution is underway, one that is stimulating new methods of thinking, behaving, communicating, and doing business as Generation Y continues to infiltrate the workplace and influence corporate culture. This revolution is lead by approximately 73 million Gen Yers, the largest bloc to hit the workforce since the 78 million Baby Boomers.

To help this generation successfully transition into the workplace while creating a shared vision, authors Lipkin and Perrymore provide you, the manager, with the following:

Psychological insight into the character of this generation.

Strengths and challenges that Generation Y is bringing to the workplace.

Coaching strategies and ways to hone their strengths, minimize their weaknesses, and illuminate their talents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781601630711
Publisher:
Career Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Pages:
226
Sales rank:
1,421,918
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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