The Millennial Myth: Transforming Misunderstanding into Workplace Breakthroughs
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Date: April 2017
Duration: 4 hours 47 minutes
As a millennial herself, Crystal Kadakia gives baby boomers and Gen Xers an inside look into the true value of their millennial colleagues in the workplace. She shows that the key to managing millennials is understanding that they are a product of their fast-paced, technology-driven environment.Ready for the Future or Stuck in the Past?
Millennials have been condemned as lazy, entitled, disloyal, and disrespectful and needing constant hand-holding. But Crystal Kadakia-a Millennial herself as well as an organizational development consultant and two-time TEDx speaker-shows that not only are these negative stereotypes dead wrong, but each one conceals a positive workplace practice that forward-looking companies must adopt if they are to endure. She illuminates how the advent of digital technology is the crucial root cause of many Millennial behaviors and offers a guide for what our traditional workplace needs to do to attract, engage, and retain modern talent