Updated April 2019
Topics covered include:
- Generation X, Y
- Older workers
- Values in the workplace
- Gender and age
- Motivation and communication
- Baby boomers
- Multigenerational workplaces
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Hastings, R.R. (2012). Generational Differences Exist, But Beware Stereotypes. SPHR.
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