Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the Workplace

3.98 avg rating
( 53 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780814432334: Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the Workplace
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This all-new edition of the seminal book on navigating the multigenerational workplace takes a fresh look at a growing challenge, now exacerbated by the youngest employees. With their micromanaged childhoods and tech addictions, Gen Yers require constant feedback-frustrating for the Me Generation that can't let go of the spotlight, and annoying for Gen Xers, sandwiched between the two. So how can you lead this motley group with their often incompatible work ethics, values, and styles? Generations at Work lays bare the causes of conflict, and offers practical guidelines for managing the differences, including: * In-depth interviews with members of each generation * Best practices from companies bridging the generation gap * Specific tips for each generation on how to handle the others * A field guide for mentoring GenerationY For anyone struggling to manage a workforce with different ways of working, communicating, and thinking, Generations at Work is the answer.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

“Learning about differences may be fun, but learning about cooperation is useful. And it’s here that Generations at Work becomes a valuable tool.”

Fast Company (review of the first edition)

Annoyed with your workmates and flustered with your staff? Don’t understand how they think, act, and communicate—especially the twentysomethings who ask questions all the time and want confirmation that they’re doing great?

All these difficult people may be nothing more than diverse demographics. Friction among Traditionalists, Boomers, Xers, and Millennials has spiked, as four distinct generations are tossed side by side, cubicle by cubicle—and nobody speaks the same language.

Generations at Work offers a refreshing way to root out the causes of workplace clashes and bridge the generational gaps. Now updated to include the Millennial newcomers to the workplace, the book serves as both a sweeping overview of generational differences and a solutions-based managerial guide to molding each group into loyal employees who work effectively with everyone, from tech-savvy, high-needs young people to conformist, hardworking seniors.

Packed with original research and eye-opening insights, you’ll find explanations of what makes each generation tick, key phrases and tactics for motivating each, best practices from companies with generations-friendly cultures, in-depth interviews highlighting problems and solutions, a field guide for mentoring Millennials—and many more valuable tools for turning today’s multigenerational workforce into an organizational asset.

Ron Zemke was the author of the bestselling Knock Your Socks Off series and founder of Performance Research Associates, a consultancy specializing in organizational effectiveness.

Claire Raines is a nationally recognized expert on generational issues, and the author of Connecting Generations. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Bob Filipczak is a social media coordinator and an experienced writer and editor. He lives in Minneapolis.

About the Author:

RON ZEMKE was the author of the bestselling Knock Your Socks Off series and founder of Performance Research Associates, a consultancy specializing in organizational effectiveness.

BOB FILIPCZAK is a social media coordinator and an experienced writer and editor.

CLAIRE RAINES is a nationally recognized expert on generational issues and the author of Connecting Generations.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Ron Zemke; Claire Raines; Bob Filipczak
Published by Thomas Nelson Publishers
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Thomas Nelson Publishers. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0814432336

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 9.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Zemke, Ron
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2013. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # KB-9780814432334

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 10.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Zemke, Ron
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2013. PAP. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780814432334

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 11.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Ron Zemke, Claire Raines, Bob Filipczak
Published by Amacom, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Amacom, United States, 2013. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. This all-new edition of the seminal book on navigating the multigenerational workplace takes a fresh look at a growing challenge, now exacerbated by the youngest employees. With their micromanaged childhoods and tech addictions, Gen Yers require constant feedback-frustrating for the Me Generation that can t let go of the spotlight, and annoying for Gen Xers, sandwiched between the two. So how can you lead this motley group with their often incompatible work ethics, values, and styles? Generations at Work lays bare the causes of conflict, and offers practical guidelines for managing the differences, including: * In-depth interviews with members of each generation * Best practices from companies bridging the generation gap * Specific tips for each generation on how to handle the others * A field guide for mentoring GenerationY For anyone struggling to manage a workforce with different ways of working, communicating, and thinking, Generations at Work is the answer. Seller Inventory # AA39780814432334

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Ron Zemke, Claire Raines, Bob Filipczak
Published by Amacom, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Amacom, United States, 2013. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. This all-new edition of the seminal book on navigating the multigenerational workplace takes a fresh look at a growing challenge, now exacerbated by the youngest employees. With their micromanaged childhoods and tech addictions, Gen Yers require constant feedback-frustrating for the Me Generation that can t let go of the spotlight, and annoying for Gen Xers, sandwiched between the two. So how can you lead this motley group with their often incompatible work ethics, values, and styles? Generations at Work lays bare the causes of conflict, and offers practical guidelines for managing the differences, including: * In-depth interviews with members of each generation * Best practices from companies bridging the generation gap * Specific tips for each generation on how to handle the others * A field guide for mentoring GenerationY For anyone struggling to manage a workforce with different ways of working, communicating, and thinking, Generations at Work is the answer. Seller Inventory # AA39780814432334

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Zemke, Ron; Raines, Claire; Filipczak, Bob
Published by AMACOM
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bookhouse COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AMACOM. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0814432336. Seller Inventory # Z0814432336ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Zemke, Ron; Raines, Claire; Filipczak, Bob
Published by AMACOM
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BookShop4U
(PHILADELPHIA, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AMACOM. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0814432336. Seller Inventory # Z0814432336ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Zemke, Ron; Raines, Claire; Filipczak, Bob
Published by AMACOM
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Vital Products COM LLC
(Southampton, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AMACOM. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0814432336. Seller Inventory # Z0814432336ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Zemke, Ron; Raines, Claire; Filipczak, Bob
Published by AMACOM
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Best Bates
(Scarborough, ON, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AMACOM. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0814432336. Seller Inventory # Z0814432336ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 17.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Zemke, Ron
Published by AMACOM/American Management Association 3/13/2013 (2013)
ISBN 10: 0814432336 ISBN 13: 9780814432334
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description AMACOM/American Management Association 3/13/2013, 2013. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the Workplace. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780814432334

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 18.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book