Five Millennial Myths: Forget What You Think You Know About Your Gen Y Employees

Increasingly, the American work force is composed of a mix of Boomers, Xers, and Millennials.  As Boomers inevitably retire, the smaller cohort of Xers will be quickly outnumbered by the Millennials.  Therefore, every manager must understand what’s involved in getting the most out of this younger workforce. For the past 12 years, Jennifer Deal of the Center for Creative Leadership has studied the so-called “generation gap” through empirical research.  As she explains in “Five Millennial Myths” in the Spring 2012 Strategy+Business, the ste.....
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