Our Assumptions About Generations in the Workplace Are Holding Us Back
For the first time in history, five different generations are interacting in the workplace—or are they? In this revolutionary talk, professor Leah Georges questions if the Silent Generation, ba-by boomers, Generation X, Millennials and Gen Z generations even exist. Despite generational stereotypes, we’re more similar than we are different, and research shows that people do not fit into these boxes. Instead of focusing on what generation someone is from, we should treat co-workers as individuals with unique experiences and hopes.