Managing Millennials

Managing Millennials

Book - 2017
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Everything you need to harness Millennial potential

Managing Millennials For Dummies is the field guide to people-management in the modern workplace. Packed with insight, advice, personal anecdotes, and practical guidance, this book shows you how to manage your Millennial workers and teach them how to manage themselves. You'll learn just what makes them tick—they're definitely not the workers of yesteryear—and how to uncover the deeply inspirational talent they have hiding not far below the surface. Best practices and proven strategies from Google, Netflix, LinkedIn, and other top employers provide real-world models for effective management, and new research on first-wave versus second-wave Millennials helps you parse the difference between your new hires and more experienced workers. You'll learn why flex time, social media, dress code, and organizational structure are shifting, and answer the all-important question: why won't they use the phone?

Millennials are the product of a different time, with different values, different motivations, and different wants—and in the U.S., they now make up the majority of the workforce. This book shows you how to bring out their best and discover just how much they're really capable of.

  • Learn how Millennials are changing the way work gets done
  • Understand new motivations, attitudes, values, and drive
  • Recruit, motivate, engage, and retain incredible emerging talent
  • Discover the keys to optimal Millennial management

The pop culture narrative would have us believe that Millennials are entitled, lazy, spoiled brats—but the that couldn't be further from the truth. They are the generation of change: highly adaptive, bright, and quick to take on a challenge. Like any generation of workers, performance lies in management—if you're not getting what you need from your Millennials, it's time to learn how to lead them the way they need to be led. Managing Millennials For Dummies is your handbook for allowing them to exceed your expectations. 

Baker & Taylor
Managing Millennials For Dummies provides managers (large and small companies) of all ages with hands-on advice and tools for engaging this burgeoning demographic. Chock full of hands-on information, advice, and personal anecdotes, this essential guide shows managers how to get the most from the somewhat challenging, often misunderstood employees. The book will cover: How to motivate, collaborate with, and ultimately manage the millennial generation How to better understand the generational shift occurring in the workplace from flex schedules, career progression, the new meaning of loyalty How to fight Millennial fatigue Deal with differing attitudes toward managing one's own time, texting, social media, organizational structure, clothing preferences, and of course, the all-important, getting on the phone Recruit, motivate, engage, and retain the newest new young workforce (youngest and oldest of the generation and the importance between young millennials and older millennials who are about 35) Discover best practices through proven strategies, case studies (i.e. best in class examples and what others have done/published, i.e. Google, Netflix, LinkedIn/Top 50 places to work list trends, etc.).

& Taylor

Teaches managers the best ways to recruit, retain, and engage Millennial employees.

Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey :, John Wiley & Sons,Inc,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781119310228
Characteristics: xv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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