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How GENY can be taken care of by GENX

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 A strong Generation X leader must also bridge the generational divide. When working with each generation, there are some specific things to consider. To lead Generation Y, Generation X bosses must:

*Communicate with their technologies.

*Address parents as an explicit part of the recruiting strategy.

*Shift performance management to tasks, not time.

*Invest in technology.

*Coach first-line managers on the essentials of managing Generation Y employees.

*Foster knowledge sharing.

*Encourage Boomers to mentor Y’s.

*Challenge Y’s with tasks that require figuring it out.

*Design career paths with frequent, lateral moves.

*Provide world-class learning opportunities in all forms.

When leading Boomers, Generation X leaders must focus on forging strong relationships. To successfully manage Boomers, they must:

*Ask questions.

*Go out of their way to signal that they recognize and respect the positive elements of the way things have been done so far.

*Not worry about convincing Boomers that they have the necessary skills and experience.

*Develop a strong interpersonal relationship through a spirit of mutual approbation.

Leading other members of Generation X also raises considerations. To successfully lead their Generation X counterparts, leaders must:

*Design career paths that broaden career options.

*Give individuals multiple choices and control over their career paths.

*Look for ways to leverage the generation’s entrepreneurial instincts.

*Minimize requests for physical moves that sever social connections.

*Provide family-friendly flexibility.

*Allow individuals opportunities to leave the workforce and then return.

*Invest in technology.
For more insights feel free to connect with me Anubha Walia

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Author: prismphilosophy

We are prolific Human Process Interventionist having certified Facilitator, Trainers and OD Consultant @ Prism Trainings & Consultancy having 5yrs years of professional experience across OD, Learning Consultant, Corporate Trainings, Professional development Leadership and Followership with Recipient of Emerging HRD thinker award (Gold Medalist). Contact us at https://twitter.com/prismglobal1

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