• Generation Blend

  • Managing Across the Technology Age Gap
  • By: Rob Salkowitz
  • Narrated by: Bill Weideman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-15-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • 4 out of 5 stars 3.8 (5 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Technology and demographics are on a collision course. Digital Natives, Boomerang Boomers, and Generation X-ecutives are all grappling with the transformative implications of Web 2.0 technologies, and organizations are scrambling for the best ways to unlock the talents of a multigenerational workforce in a connected world. Generation Blend ventures deep into the technology age gap and provides real-world solutions to combine the best that younger and older workers have to offer. Generation Blend explores how generational attitudes toward technology affect issues as diverse as recruitment and retention, employee training, management decision-making, collaboration, knowledge sharing, work/life balance, and ordinary workday activities. How can your organization promote the continuity of knowledge and culture in the face of the coming demographic transition? What hidden factors put new technology deployments at risk? How can IT departments manage the growing demand for social and collaborative software while maintaining governance and security? What initiatives can you launch to bridge the divide in work styles and tech-savvy that separates veterans and newcomers in the workforce?
Generation Blend is rich with research and includes two original in-depth case studies from organizations that have developed unique approaches to bridging the technology age gap: Microsoft's Board of the Future project, which assembles college-age students from around the world to discuss a wide range of workplace issues, and Older Adults Technology Services, a New York based nonprofit dedicated to intergenerational technology training and reciprocal mentoring programs.
©2008 Rob Salkowitz (P)2008 Brilliance Audio
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5 out of 5 stars
By Angela Pfaff on 11-20-15

dated 2007 but information still pertains

The information in this book is dated to 2007. amazing how is still pertains amazing how is still pertains and I found very interesting and helpful in my relations with other generations

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