In contrast to a steady stream of literature that highlights stark differences among millennial, gen X and baby-boomer employees, author Carolyn Heller Baird, writing for the IBM Institute for Business Value, argues that they’re not so different after all. Backed by a multigenerational study of employees across various countries and industries, Baird debunks five myths about millennials and uncovers truths that apply to employees of all generations. She also recommends ways for firms to embrace a multigenerational workforce. Due to its fresh perspective on the topic, getAbstract recommends her findings to HR professionals and business leaders.
In this summary, you will learn
- What five myths about millennial employees are popular,
- What truths apply to employees of all generations and
- How organizations can address these challenges.
About the Author
Carolyn Heller Baird is a global research leader with the IBM Institute for Business Value.
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