Summary of Manager 3.0

A Millennial’s Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management

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Millennial managers put a unique spin on emulating the qualities of their predecessors.


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Almost everyone in business has an opinion about the millennials, the newest and brashest generation at work. Some consider them whiny narcissists, while others see them as idealistic optimists. Whatever their qualities, by 2015, millennials will outnumber boomers in the workforce. Brad Karsh and Courtney Templin – herself a millennial – define this cohort and explain how it is overturning old ways of doing business. The authors also tell millennials how to trade on their strengths and minimize their weaknesses to become the greatest new generation of corporate managers – version 3.0. By and large, the authors do a fine job. Older employees and managers may not be thrilled with the idea of spending work time on social mixers like “ice-cream outings, board games, chili cook-offs, jigsaw puzzles” or “marshmallow dodgeball.” getAbstract suggests that millennial managers and their employers will find Karsh and Templin’s practical information helpful and worthwhile.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What primary work characteristics millennial employees have
  • How millennials can become better managers


Generation Gap
Born between 1981 and 2000, millennials are the workforce’s newest generation. They join the traditionalists (born 1928-1945), baby boomers (born 1946-1964) and generation X (born 1965-1980). Many millennials are now managers and executives, while some are still teenagers...
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About the Authors

Brad Karsh is president and founder of JB Training Solutions, where Courtney Templin, who is a millennial, is CEO.

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    Patrick Brigger 3 years ago
    I guess I should show this summary to my kids... Wonder what they say.
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    Manish Rai 3 years ago
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    Sandra Kessler 3 years ago
    Nice book

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