ORG 3800: Leadership Across Generations

Description

Presents leadership strategies for multigenerational teams. Topics include the defining experiences of each generation in the workforce and how those defining experiences have shaped the generation's work style, individual versus generational differences, and leadership strategies for influencing group dynamics to embrace generational diversity.

Objectives

  1. Identify the demographics of the multigenerational workforce.
  2. Explain the importance of effective leadership across generations.
  3. Summarize the values, perspectives, and ways of approaching work that are characteristic of the generations represented in the workforce.
  4. Explain a generation’s defining experiences and how those experiences have shaped the generation’s values, perspectives, and ways of approaching work.
  5. Compare individual differences versus generational differences.
  6. Evaluate generational assumptions that impact the work environment.
  7. Analyze the group dynamics of a multigenerational workforce.
  8. Develop strategies for leading a multigenerational workforce that embrace generational diversity.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Generations at work: Managing the clash of Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the workplace (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: AMACOM (2013)
Author: Zemke, R., Raines, C., & Filipczak, B.
ISBN: 9780814432334
Price: $12.60

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the CSU Bookstore at bookstore@columbiasouthern.edu