This is a research guide for students looking for information about intergenerational issues in the workplace.
What are the different generations' values, economic situations, etc.?
How and why have these differences developed and what effect might they have on today's workplace?
You'll find suggestions for locating books, e-books, and magazine and journal articles in print and Web sources.
Please contact a reference librarian if you need further assistance.
Assignment: Write a thesis-driven essay that discusses current differences between generations.
You will need to address the following four elements:
1) What are the differences? (values, attitudes, behavior, etc.)
2) Why do these differences exist? (political events,
economic situations, social issues, etc.)
3) What are the issues resulting from these differences? (conflicts at work or
4) What solutions could alleviate these issues? You may not simply say Gen
Y way is best, so just do things their way. Your solutions must include
aspects that utilize ALL the generations’ strengths.