Generations, Inc.

From Boomers to Linksters--Managing the Friction Between Generations at Work

 Generations, Inc.

Authors: Meagan Johnson, Larry Johnson
Pub Date: May 2010
Print Edition: $16.95
Print ISBN: 9780814415733
Page Count: 272
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814415764

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix

AUTHORS' NOTE xi

CHAPTER 1 Signposts: Harbingers of Things to Come 1

CHAPTER 2 Baby Boomers: The Elephant in the Python 19

CHAPTER 3 Managing Boomers 41

CHAPTER 4 Big Bird, Wayne’s World, and Home Alone: Signposts for Generation X 59

CHAPTER 5 Managing Generation X 79

CHAPTER 6 The Next Elephant in the Python: Signposts for Generation Y 101

CHAPTER 7 Managing Generation Y 127

CHAPTER 8 Old Dogs Have Lots to Offer: Signposts for the Traditional Generation 142

CHAPTER 9 Managing the Traditional Generation 153

CHAPTER 10 Cell Phones and Hanna Montana: Signposts for the Linkster Generation 165

CHAPTER 11 Managing the Linkster Generation 176

CHAPTER 12 Different Strokes for Different Folks: A Model for Managing Across Generational Boundaries 188

APPENDIX A Resolving Intergenerational Conflict 211

APPENDIX B A Quick-Reference Guide to the Book 216

NOTES 235

INDEX 249

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