With different motivators, values and experiences, it can be tough to work as a cohesive group when there are numerous generations together. However, these differences provide tremendous value as a diverse workforce allows for rich perspectives from individuals with all backgrounds. While some organizations may take the stance to please everybody, researchers are finding companies who are committed to their mission statement while fostering a culture of respect lead the charge on collaboration amongst today’s multi-generational workplace.
A multi-generational office can be great to drive innovation and spark unique ideas. However, when working across several age groups, issues can arise from motivators, values and more. Learn how to get the most out of a multi-generational office and foster a culture of respect.
As different generations grew up with various technologies, technological literacy remains an issue in the workplace. Leveraging technology and technological literacy while still promoting a workplace of diversity is crucial for a successful multi-generational office.
Although generational gaps exist, there are overarching themes regarding values that resonate with all. Read more about how employees, despite their age differences, have more in common with one another than often understood.
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Generation X – often referred to as the ‘forgotten generation’ – is transforming the workplace through digital capabilities and hyper-collaboration. As the next generation to progress into top executive roles, engaging them on their wants/needs is crucial for business transition.