Managing Multi-Generation Workforces: Gen X & Gen Y Leadership Strategies

In a diverse workforce, it is not uncommon for young managers to take on new assignments that involve managing teams of experienced employees that have been on the job, or in the field, longer than they have. These managers may be intimidated by the years of experience these employees bring to the job, or they may feel their employees are too set in their ways and are not open to change. In this program, Judi Clements helps Gen X & Y managers acquire the tools to work more effectively with seasoned employees in a way that fosters mutual respect and helps each generation learn to leverage one another’s strengths.

Learn to:

  • Distinguish between the various generations in the workplace
  • Embrace the principle of Generational Tolerance
  • Identify some of each generation’s work style, values, & motivators
  • Pinpoint key areas of generational differences
  • Determine how to establish managerial credibility with seasoned employees
  • Prevent and deal with inter-generational conflict
  • Help long term employees deal with change