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Suddenly In Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around by Matuson R Chinsky

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CHAPTER FIVEGeneration Integration

Leveraging Workplace Differencesinto Opportunities

Is it just me, or do the faces in the workplace look different these days? For the first time in history, we have four (or five, depending on who is counting) generations in the workplace. That is quite a change from the 1950s, when 60 percent of the workforce consisted of white males. These men were typically the sole breadwinners in the household, and they expected to retire by age sixty-five to spend their golden years on the golf course. What a difference a half century makes!

Today, some workers don’t even get their careers started until they are well into their forties. Some mature workers are returning to the workplace after raising families, while others ...

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