Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Presentation from Adam

Adam Stuff
by

Adam Ford

on 15 April 2010

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Presentation from Adam

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 How frequently do you use your Cell phone, PDA, or smartphone at work. How many emails do you receive on an average workday How acceptable to you feel each of the folowing is? Percentage that found it Acceptable The Communication Breakdown Across Age Groups Fractured cross-generation communication The Technology Generation Gap Boomers tend to adopt Technology much slower than Gen Y and Gen Xers Solutions Cooperative Technologies Mentoring Using technology to Solve a problem of technology? It's True! Legacy Leaders Network for Boomers aged executives
New Hire Network for younger employees By paring both networks together, employees are learning from the crosspolination
Innovative social network called hello.bah.com
Increased Information flows
Forged intergenerational relationships Because of the age disparity
The chronological distance between a multigenerational workforce means they've lived through different historical periods Baby Boomers Gen X


Intergenerational Communication




In the Workplace Gen X Gen Y 1965 - 1979 1980 - Present Baby Boomers 1946-1964 "Veterans" "The Silent Generation" Hard Work
Conformity
Dedicaton
Sacrifice
Patience Largest Group Optimistic Team Oriented Balance
Fun
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
Recession
Excessive Debt
Significant loss of retirement funds
Generational groups have opposing views
and different value systems which ultimately leads
to disparities in the workplace 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 Conclusion Key to bridging communication in
workplace
Open mind
Recognizing shift in values
Incorporating appropriate technologies

Steph's Stuff
Full transcript