Us vs. Them: Redefining the Multi-Generational Workplace to Inspire Your Employees to Love Your Company, Drive Innovation, and Embrace Change
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In Us vs. Them addresses the root psychological causes of generational tension at work: causes based in the hardwired human tendency to see others as “one of us” or as “one of them.” This dynamic has existed forever, and it always will. ”Experts” have identified three, four, now even five distinct workplace generations–each allegedly unique and requiring their own management approach. Based on hisinternationally acclaimed keynote presentation, Us vs. Them will simplify your workplace in ways you didn’t think were possible. Think of two generations, not five: Older, more experienced workers and their Younger, less experienced counterparts. Suddenly, you can frame generational issues more sensibly–and find simple solutions to problems that once seemed intractable. Us vs. Gen X. them” dynamics based on age and experience, and always will. Boomers. Once you understand it, you can learn to manage it…and when another “new generation” comes along, you’ll be ready for them, too! Simpler, more effective ways to:Motivate employees of all agesLearn from colleagues who think differently from youInspire more enthusiasm, loyalty, and productivity, especially among new hiresPrevent veteran employees from coasting toward