7 key strategies for managing multi-generation teams

It's crucial to pay attention and address the very different perceptions of work and life that characterize each generation of a whole team.

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Many organizations today employ a mix of varying generations of individuals, each of which has been shaped by shared life experiences, said Terry Taylor of Global Genesis during a previous ABB Automation and Power World event. The workforce is continually changing, and working with and/or managing a multi-generational team is a struggle many have to deal with more than ever before. In these increasingly common situations, Taylor explained it's crucial to pay attention and address the very different perceptions of work and life that characterize each generation of a whole team. "When working with a multi-generational team you have to ask yourself: 'How do you know what…

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