Managing the Millennials: Discover the Core Competencies for Managing Today's Workforce, 2nd Edition

  • 5h 22m 32s
  • Chip Espinoza, Mick Ukleja
  • Gildan Media
  • 2019

The Builders, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials - all make up workforces in every type of industry all over the world. The generational gaps are numerous and distinctly different between each age group, and Millennials have gotten a reputation for being particularly unique and often challenging. In this updated and expanded Second Edition of the popular guidebook Managing the Millennials, you'll see how Millennial traits are the same around the globe.

In fact, Millennials are more alike than any other generation before them due in large part to rapid advances in technology that let us share more experiences together. These same rapid advances are also redefining the fundamental ways businesses operate, and this revised edition includes the international perspective today's leadership needs to attract and retain these high-performing workers. With fresh research and new real-world examples, the powerhouse authorial team reexamines the differences between how different generations work today in businesses around the world, with insightful exploration into what makes the Millennial generation so different from the ones that came before. The authors reveal nine specific points of tension commonly arising from clashing value systems among generations and prescribe nine proven solutions to resolve conflict and build communication.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - The Millennials and You
  • Chapter 2 - Aren't We All Just the Same?
  • Chapter 3 - The Effective Managers versus the Challenged Managers
  • Chapter 4 - The Points of Tension between Managers and Millennials
  • Chapter 5 - Be Flexible: When Letting Them Have it Their Way Makes Sense: Flexing with the Autonomous
  • Chapter 6 - Create the Right Rewards: Rewarding the Right Things in the Right Ways: Incenting the Entitled
  • Chapter 7 - Put Their Imagination to Work: They are at the Head of the Creative Class: Cultivating the Imaginative
  • Chapter 8 - Build a Relationship: First Them, Then You: Engaging the Self-Absorbed
  • Chapter 9 - Be Positive When Correcting: Fragile, Handle with Care: Disarming the Defensive
  • Chapter 10 - Don't Take Things Personally: It is Not Always About You: Self-Differentiating from the Abrasive
  • Chapter 11 - Show Them the Big Picture: The Big Picture Does Not Exist Until You Help Them See it: Broadening the Myopic
  • Chapter 12 - Include the Details: Ambiguity is Their Kryptonite: Directing the Unfocused
  • Chapter 13 - Make it Matter to Them: They Want to Know “Why” Before “What”: Motivating the Indifferent
  • Chapter 14 - Building a Millennial-Friendly Culture
  • Chapter 15 - Mentoring Millennials