Birth Rates Millions per year 1920-45TRADITIONALIST 1920-39 - WWII GENERATION 1940-45 - SANDWICH GROUP 2.4 2.8 1946-64BABY BOOM4.0 1965-76GENERATION X3.3 1977-96GENERATION Y3.7
WHO ARE THE GENERATIONS? Not a chronological age... a way of looking at the world
General Personalities OUTLOOK: WORK ETHIC: VIEW OF AUTHORITY: LEADERSHIP BY: RELATIONSHIPS:
General Personalities TRADITIONALIST OUTLOOK:Practical WORK ETHIC:Dedicated VIEW OF AUTHORITY: Respectful LEADERSHIP BY:Hierarchy RELATIONSHIPS:Personal sacrifice
General Personalities TRADITIONALISTBABY BOOM OUTLOOK:PracticalOptimistic WORK ETHIC:DedicatedDriven VIEW OF AUTHORITY: RespectfulLove/ hate LEADERSHIP BY:HierarchyConsensus RELATIONSHIPS:Personal sacrificePersonal Gratification
General Personalities TRADITIONALISTBABY BOOMGENERATIONS Y & X OUTLOOK:PracticalOptimisticSkeptical WORK ETHIC:DedicatedDrivenBalanced VIEW OF AUTHORITY: RespectfulLove/ hateUnimpressed LEADERSHIP BY:HierarchyConsensusCompetence RELATIONSHIPS:Personal sacrificePersonal Gratification Reluctant to Commit
Who are Gen Y Have Stress Achievement Orientated Readers Digitally Connected Busy
Who are Gen Y Collaborative Open-minded Feel Loved by Parents Optimistic Parents=Heroes
Who are Gen Y Children in the Spotlight Strong sense of public responsibility Renewed interest in children Las Vegas going family Club Med selling family villages
Who are Gen Y Work in Progress Highly researched
Closing the generation gap: mutual benefit MANAGING, LEADING, TRAINING
MANAGING, LEADING, TRAINING To Reach Generations X & Y You better be blunt, bold and ready to act...they wont sit still and wait!
MANAGING, LEADING, TRAINING X&Y Dislikes Hearing about past Inflexible scheduling Being over managed Feeling disrespected/ non-valued Technique over results High stress work Pretentiousness/hype Poor quality products
MANAGING, LEADING, TRAINING X&Y Dislikes Hearing about past Inflexible scheduling Being over managed Feeling disrespected/ non-valued Technique over results High stress work Pretentiousness/hype Poor quality products X&Y Likes Honesty Feedback (+ and -) Ongoing development Job sharing, cross training Time with manager/ staff meetings Fun atmosphere
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