Generational Leadership: Adapting to the Changing Workplace

Demographic studies help you better understand those you work, live, and socialize with. This course helps explain the reasons behind generational differences, which helps provide leaders and team members deeper understandings of one another.
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(75)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Dec 1, 2020
Duration
2h 6m
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Course info
Rating
(75)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Dec 1, 2020
Duration
2h 6m
Description

The need to adapt your work environments to better attract and retain talent is in higher demand now than ever. In this course, Generational Leadership: Adapting to the Changing Workplace, you'll learn to better understand each generation that is a part of your workforce and the importance of an inclusive work environment. First, you'll gain greater insights into the Millennial generation, a generation that will soon be the majority employee group in your work environments. Next, you'll explore how and why your work environments must evolve today to support future organization success. Finally, you'll discover how to better adapt to the changes taking place at your workplace. By the end of this course, you'll know why understanding how to be a generational leader is an essential key to building an inclusive environment, which is the ultimate foundation for improved team and organizational success.

About the author
About the author

Alice has vast experience as a multi-level senior leader with retail operations and human resources as specialties. Experience includes 27 years of leadership supporting technology companies holding positions of Regional Director, District Manager, Senior HR Market Manager, and Senior Manager Labor & Employee Relations.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello, my name is Alice Meredith. Welcome to my course Generational Leadership: Adapting to the Changing Environment in the Workplace. I am a business professional and have over 27 years of leadership experience supporting multiple technology companies. While this content is designed to better help leaders understand the generational differences of their team members, the course will be beneficial to everyone. Yes, I mean everyone! You'll learn about the Traditionalists, the Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials, and Generation C. You'll discover why people from different generations think and act like they do. This deeper understanding of others will strengthen relationships, not only at work but with those we live with and socialize with. We will review demographic studies and review defining events of each generation that helped shape how each generation thinks, believes, and acts. As you review the materials in this course, you will have many aha moments as individual differences will start to make more sense to you. Questions of why your grandparent or parent just doesn't seem to connect with how you think and act, or why your coworker, your boss, or even your child may look at things completely different than you do will be answered. The teachings in this course will help leaders and team members better adapt to the changing environments that are taking place in our workplaces. I know you will enjoy the learnings in this course. There is great value in this content. As we each better understand each other, our work, personal, and social environments will become more inclusive and open to everyone. I invite you to join me on the journey of learning more about Generational Leadership: Adapting to the Changing Environment in the Workplace here at Pluralsight.