Corporate Culture Clash: When Boomers And Veterans Run The Office
Source: Associated Content
Even though today's workforce seems to be aging, new graduates are joining the ranks of the employed everyday. The mix of generations in today's workplace has spawned a new level of diversity and creativity. However, the generational gaps can often create as many problems as solutions. The differences in motivational factors and the preconceived notions that each generational group has about another group nurture the tension already created by the working environment. There are four major generational groups in the workplace today the veterans, the boomers, the nexters, and the xers. Each generation is defined by their motivational factors, the major events that shaped the formative years, and their views of themselves.