Bridging the Generation Gap

Originally delivered Feb 17, 2010
Developed by: AIChE
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    Basic
  • PDHs:
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Organizations and individuals are struggling to address the impact of having five distinct generations working side by side in the workplace. Understanding and communicating with this multigenerational workforce is a challenge for people at all organizational levels. This interactive session focuses on concrete ways to minimize conflict, maximize communication and build productivity in a multigenerational workplace.

The Learning Objectives for this session include: Defining the Five Workforce Generations, Describing the Major Influences on Each Generation, Learning How to Adapt Communication Styles to Appeal to Each Generation, and Understanding Important Factors to Consider to Tailor Recruiting, Retention, and Professional Development Across Generations.

This is the second in a 3-part series on Managing Millennials. Please note that each webinar in the series requires separate registration, and has been designed to function as both a standalone presentation and a component in the series. The other webinars in the series are Managing Millenials: Seven Approaches to Succes and The Trophy Kids Grow Up: How the Millennial Generation Is Shaking Up the Workplace.

Presenter(s): 

Dr. Linda S. Gravett

Dr. Linda S. Gravett is an organizational development consultant who has partnered with organizations such as CFM Publishing, Hills Communities, and Toyota over the past 19 years, helping them leverage their resources to ensure success through periods of growth and change.  She is founder and senior partner of Gravett and Associates, an international management consulting firm headquartered in Cincinnati. She is also President and CEO of Just the Basics, Inc., a Northern Kentucky consulting firm, and co-founder of bridgingthegenerationgap.com. 

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Robin Throckmorton

Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR is the President and Executive HR Strategist with Strategic HR, Inc., a human resources management consulting firm located in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Strategic HR, Inc. was a winner in 2008 and 2009 of the Regional Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Small Business Excellence 10 under 10 Award.  Robin has been a generalist and consultant for over 18 years with healthcare, manufacturing, service, and non-profit organizations creating solutions to help them recruit and retain the best and the brightest employees.

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