Workplace Recognition and Incentive Programs

Managing Different Generations

Posted on January 31, 2012 by Motivo Staff in Uncategorized

Generational values can impact how you manage, but it is only part of the equation. If you are looking to manage a broad group this may be a better technique, but if you run a small office spending time with the individual and determining what they respond well to is a better practice. Of course, even in large organizations, managers have the best opportunity to know and understand their employees. Therefore, it is important that managers are trained on how to coach people. People are mentored and coached, processes are managed. Keep generational influences in mind, but don't let the stereotype rule your management choices until you know your particular office and staff better. Individuals have all types of variable opinions, needs, and motivators whether young or old. Let’s stop categorizing people based...

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