Generational Differences, Generations of Western Society, Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace

A. Klimczuk, Generational Differences, Generations of Western Society, Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace, [in:] S. Thompson (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham 2015, pp. 348-352.

Posted: 15 Jul 2015

Date Written: December 14, 2013

Abstract

Generational differences in societies are characteristics generally attributed to people’s age that constitute a sociocultural phenomenon. Divisions in the generations differ across nations and extend even to civilizations. Perception and recognition of the different characteristics of each generation affect the cooperation between people in social, political, and economic capacities, and subsequently extend to entities in the public, informal, commercial, and nongovernmental sectors. From the perspective of social justice, it is important to draw attention to how workplace management techniques are used to promote equal opportunities among representatives of various generations.

Keywords: Generational Differences, Generations In the Workplace, Generations of Western Society, and Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace

JEL Classification: J14, J62, J68

Suggested Citation

Klimczuk, Andrzej, Generational Differences, Generations of Western Society, Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace (December 14, 2013). A. Klimczuk, Generational Differences, Generations of Western Society, Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace, [in:] S. Thompson (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham 2015, pp. 348-352. . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2630510

Andrzej Klimczuk (Contact Author)

Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) ( email )

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Warsaw, Mazowieckie 02-554
Poland

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