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ERIC Number: EJ1065589
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 31
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2329-4922
Beyond the Generational Stereotypes: A Study of U.S. Generation Y Employees in Context
Rentz, Kathryn C.
Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, v78 n2 p136-166 Jun 2015
This case study examined the extent to which expected Gen Y traits surfaced in a well-managed U.S. company. The results indicate that certain Gen Y traits typically regarded as undesirable in the workplace are especially persistent, even in an optimal organizational setting, but others are not. The findings also reveal both expected and unexpected attitudes on the part of the Gen X and Boomer employees and managers. Such studies can help us move beyond generational stereotyping to more accurate, context-sensitive advice about cross-generational communication.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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