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Generational Differences in the Workplace: Millenials

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Analyze the following scenario:

Jerry Thomas is 28 and has just become the new corporate VP at his company. The older VPs with whom he works see him as impulsive, somewhat self-centered and unwilling to play by the rules. In which generational group would Jerry fall? Explain your answer.

Traditionalist (Born 1900-1945)
Baby Boomers (Born 1946-1964)
Generation Xers (Born 1965-1980)
Millennials (Born 1981-1999)

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Millennials (Born 1981-1999): Millennials, who are just beginning to enter the workforce, have grown up multi-tasking, and believe that they will be able to pursue more than one line of work at the same time.

In this situation, the generational group in which Jerry would ...

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This solution discusses traits of Millennials in the workforce in 190 words.