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Steph's stuff

Stephanie Games

on 15 April 2010

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Bridging the Communication Gap Across Generations in the Work Place Presented by: Steph "Face" Games Adam "Hannibal" Ford Jeremy "murdock"
Springfield Chocorua "B.A. Baracus"
Sandefer Agenda I. Why are we here?
II. The Current Situation
III. The Communication Breakdown Across Age Groups
IV. The Technology Generation Gap
V. Solutions
VI. What does it all mean?

"I love it when a plan comes together"
- Col. John "Hannibal" Smith Intergenerational Communication

In the Workplace Gen X Gen Y 1965 - 1979 1980 - Present Baby Boomers 1946-1964 "Veterans" "The Silent Generation" Hard Work
Patience Largest Group Optimistic Team Oriented Balance
Informality Will become the largest group Exhibit Confidence Optimistic Civic Duty Sociability Street Smarts Free Time Why are we here? Roles/Responsibilites

Chocorua Sandefer: Research Specialist, Creative Treatment
Jeremy Springfield: Research Specialist, Technology Consulting
Stephanie Games: Copywriter, Creative Treatment
Adam Ford: Editorial, Technology Production How organizations with well-established strategies can encourage more effective communiation between different generations How do we begin to bridge the gap? Sharing of ideas and experience across all groups will facilitate a collaborative environment What does the modern workforce look like? How did we get here? Baby Boomers are staying in the workplace longer
Excessive Debt
Significant loss of retirement funds
Generational groups have opposing views
and different value systems which ultimately leads
to disparities in the workplace Conclusion Key to bridging communication in
Open mind
Recognizing shift in values
Incorporating appropriate technologies

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