Five different sources may provide five different age ranges and names for the four generations we’re dealing with. All of those sources would agree that certain characteristics correspond to each one. So while you might not agree on the starting and stopping dates for the generations we’ll be discussing, you still can get a big-picture overview of the characteristics that apply to people born within, or close to within, those dates.
In a nutshell, you’ll be reading about the following generations:
• Veterans. This is the generation born between 1922 and 1945. In normal times there wouldn’t be too many of these warriors left in the workplace, but their presence has increased due to a considerable number of people who are delaying ...