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ERIC Number: EJ1009435
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1080-5699
Workplace Engagement and Generational Differences in Values
Schullery, Nancy M.
Business Communication Quarterly, v76 n2 p252-265 Jun 2013
This article summarizes literature on workplace engagement, an issue that affects organizations' financial results and individuals' personal lives. The newest of the four generations in the workplace, Millennials, were recently shown to have different values than the other two prevalent generations. Surveys taken by 16,000 high school seniors of three generations on intrinsic, extrinsic, social, leisure, and altruistic values at work show only the altruistic value is not statistically different. When aggregated, these generational differences have noticeable practical impact. In the classroom, engagement is essential to learning. Examples of engaging activities that address the Millennials' values are provided. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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