Y in the Workplace: Managing the "Me First" Generation

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Career Press, 2009 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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Y in the Workplace illustrates how the values, attitudes, and expectations of Generation Y have had an impact on corporate environments, intergenerational functionin, and management strategies. To help this generation successfully transition into the workplace while creating a shared vision, authors lipkin and perrymore provide you, the manager, with the following: phychological insight into the character of this generation; strengths and challenges that Generation Y is bringing to the workplace, coaching stategies and ways to harnes their strengths, minimize their weakenesses, and illuminate their talents; and hope about their abililties as supervisors and managers, and about their positive impact on the future of your company.

Whether you are a small business owner, manager, HR professional, or teacher working with Generation Y, this book is a must-read to gain insight into why this generation is the way it is, how to help them become the best they can be, and how to integrate them into your company and work with them.

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Nicole A. Lipkin, PsyD, MBA, is the owner of Equilibria Psychological and Consultation Services, LLC, a group psychology and coaching practice in Philadelphia. She coaches and consults with leaders/executives, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and organizations. Lipkin also provides coaching and training services for Generation Y employees and those who manage them. April J. Perrymore, PsyD, owns an independent psychological practice in Philadelphia. She specializes in working with small-business owners and entrepreneurs. Previously, she was an assistant professor of psychology, teaching, and advising Generation Y.

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