Generational Managing

Generational Managing : America's 7 Generational Cohorts, Their Shared Experiences, and Why Businesses Should Care

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Explains the author 's concept of ?cohorts?, a new way of looking at age groups by examining what affected people in their formative years of 17-21. Outlines the seven generational groups that are currently affecting the workplace?and the new ones that are emerging. Presents new managing models and practical advice, based on the author's experience with Fortune 500 companies, for working effectively with various age groups. Discusses key physical, socioeconomic, and emotional factors that influence a particular generation's behavior or profile.show more

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 166.1 x 242.8 x 24.9mm | 580.61g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 0764554123
  • 9780764554124

Table of contents

ABOUT THE AUTHORS; PROLOGUE; 1. TROUBLE BREWING; LOYALTY ON THE DECLINE; THE CHANGING NATURE OFWORK; A TOUGH BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT FOR MANAGERS; THE NEW DIVERSIFICATION; THE VALUE OF COHORT ANALYSIS; THE LONG SHADOWS OF DEFINING MOMENTS; SEVEN AMERICAN COHORTS; FROM REACTIVE TO PROACTIVE; 2. MANY WORKERS, ONE WORKPLACE; DEFINING MOMENTS DEFINE VALUES; UNCHANGING VALUES AREWHAT CREATE COHORTS; THE COHORT EFFECT CREATES FLASHPOINTS IN THEWORKPLACE; OTHER FACTORS ALSO AFFECT A COHORT'S PROFILE; 3. USING COHORT ANALYSIS; ONE SIZE DOESN'T FIT ALL; CREATING COLLABORATION ACROSS COHORTS; APPLYING COHORT ANALYSIS TO EASE FLASHPOINTS AND CREATE A CULTURE; USING GENERATIONAL COHORTS AS A RECRUITING TOOL; USING COHORT ANALYSIS TO UNDERSTAND INDIVIDUALS; EXPLORINGWORK - RELATED VALUES AND ATTITUDES; PROFILING YOUR EMPLOYEES; APPLYING YOUR RESULTS; BUTWHAT ABOUT THAT BREWERY?; CONCLUSION; 4. GHOSTS IN THE CORPORATE ATTIC; UNCOVERING THE HIDDEN INFLUENCE OF THE GHOST COHORTS; UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF THE GHOST COHORTS; MEET THE GHOST COHORTS; STRUGGLING TO CHANGE; INVITING THE GHOSTS BACK IN; 5. UNDERSTANDING YOUR POSTWAR EMPLOYEES; BROKEN STEREOTYPES; AN OLDERWORKFORCE; THE SEARCH FOR MEANING; WOMEN IN THEWORKPLACE; FROM SACRED COWS TO SACRIFICIAL LAMBS; THE POSTWAR COHORT TODAY; POSTWAR DEFINING MOMENTS; POSTWAR VALUES; LIFESTAGES; EMOTIONS AND AFFINITIES; PHYSIOGRAPHIC PROFILE; UNIQUE STRENGTHS; THE STRUCTUREDWORK PATH AND POSTWARWORKERS; FUTURE OUTLOOK AND CONCLUSION; 6. UNDERSTANDING YOUR LEADING - EDGE BABY BOOMER EMPLOYEES; TWO SEPARATE BABY BOOM COHORTS; THE NEWER, GENTLERWORKPLACE; DISAPPOINTMENT AND CHANGE; THE LEADING - EDGE BABY BOOMERS TODAY; LEADING - EDGE BOOMER DEFINING MOMENTS; LEADING - EDGE BOOMER VALUES - A DRAMATIC SHIFT; LIFESTAGE; EMOTIONS AND AFFINITIES; PHYSIOGRAPHIC PROFILE; UNIQUE STRENGTHS OF LEADING - EDGE BOOMERS; THE INDIVIDUALISTWORK PATH AND LEADING - EDGE BOOMERS; FUTURE OUTLOOK AND CONCLUSIONS; 7. UNDERSTANDING YOUR TRAILING - EDGE BABY BOOMER EMPLOYEES; UNMET EXPECTATIONS; THE TRAILING - EDGE BOOMERS TODAY; TRAILING - EDGE BOOMER DEFINING MOMENTS; TRAILING - EDGE BOOMER VALUES; LIFESTAGE; EMOTIONS AND AFFINITIES; PHYSIOGRAPHIC PROFILE; UNIQUE STRENGTHS; THE INDIVIDUALISTWORK PATH AND TRAILING - EDGE BOOMERS; FUTURE OUTLOOK AND CONCLUSION; 8. UNDERSTANDING YOUR GENERATION X EMPLOYEES; FROM MCJOBS TO REENGINEERING; THE GENERATION X COHORT TODAY; GENERATION X DEFINING MOMENTS; GEN - X VALUES; LIFESTAGE; EMOTIONS AND AFFINITIES; PHYSIOGRAPHIC PROFILE; UNIQUE STRENGTHS; THE EXCITEMENTWORK PATH AND GEN - XERS; FUTURE OUTLOOK AND CONCLUSION; 9. UNDERSTANDING YOUR N GENERATION EMPLOYEES; LIFE IS A BEACH; THE N GENERATION COHORT TODAY; N - GEN DEFINING MOMENTS; VALUES AND CONCERNS; LIFESTAGE; EMOTIONS AND AFFINITIES; PHYSIOGRAPHIC PROFILE; UNIQUE STRENGTHS; THE TEAMWORK PATH AND N - GENS; FUTURE OUTLOOK AND CONCLUSION; 10. MANAGING COHORT FLASHPOINTS; AN EXPANDED VIEW OF DIVERSITY; DIVERSITY AND THE DOT.COM DEBACLE; MANAGING FLASHPOINTS; SOME GENERAL THOUGHTS ON MANAGING CONFLICT; CONCLUSION; 11. RETHINKING EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION; CRAVE EXCITEMENT? TRY FISHING!; WHEN ONE SIZE DOESN'T FIT ALL; CUSTOMERS AREN'T ALWAYS RIGHT; WHY PEOPLEWORK; WHAT MOTIVATES EACH COHORT; MOTIVATING EACH COHORT; CREATING FOURWORK PATHS; CONCLUSION; 12. THE NEW LEADERSHIP ESSENTIALS; TASK ORIENTATION AND PEOPLE ORIENTATION; EIGHT LEADERSHIP STYLES DEFINED; THE FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP TRADITIONS; FOUR PATHS TO LEADERSHIP; CONCLUSION; 13. CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION IN THE NEW WORKPLACE; BALANCING INNOVATION AND PRODUCTION; COMBINING CREATIVITY ANDWORK PATHS; DEFINING THE FOUR ROLES IN THE CREATIVE PROCESS; CONNECTING ROLES TO COHORTS; EXPANDING CREATIVE CAPACITY; USING YOUR INVERSE ROLE; CONCLUSION; 14. PREPARING FOR A PROFITABLE FUTURE; AN EMERGING CYCLE?; A BIG - PICTURE SOLUTION?; PARTING THOUGHTS; EPILOGUE; APPENDIX: THE BACKGROUND OF GENERATIONAL COHORT THEORY; INDEX.show more

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