The popular press has had a field day alerting human resource (HR) and talent management professionals to the looming generation gap in the workplace. The stories invariably begin something like this: “For the first time in history, four generations will be in the workplace at the same time.” Most reporters then describe the gap and its potential adverse impact on the workplace. In many cases, it isn’t described merely as a gap. It’s a crisis, a war, a chasm so deep that it threatens our organizations’ very futures.
This talent management white paper: