Categories: Leadership, Supervision/Management, and Diversity
Type: Single-Session Workshop
Total Workshop Time: 2 Hours
Make-Ups: No make-ups are scheduled for this workshop.
Target Audience: Individuals interested in learning about how to manage younger employees.
Workshop Description: Jason, a 20-something employee who has been working for you for three weeks, strolls in 20 minutes late, coffee in hand and a smile on his face. Enthusiastically, he tells you, “I’m almost finished with those numbers. And wait until you see what I discovered when I was compiling the data!” Beth, an employee who has been with the company for 18 years, looks on. Her expression says it all: She is steamed. Who does he think he is?
All across the nation, scenarios like this one are playing out. Traditionally, the generation gap at work was bridged by younger, less-experienced employees deferring to older, more experienced employees. The inexperienced employees knew they had a lot to learn, and they welcomed the senior staff’s tutelage. Not anymore. Times have changed – quickly and dramatically. So how do we help today’s managers navigate these stormy waters?
In this workshop participants will:
Presented by: Raymond Brown, Jr., Coordinator for Student OrganizationsSession Information:
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM