The Generation Myth: How to Improve Intergenerational Relationships in the Workplace

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This book explores the Generation Myth by highlighting the complexity of the "generation" concept beyond simple age-based groupings and suggests that the over reliance of generational stereotypes in workplaces and society can lead to less than optimal interactions and even conflict. 

About the Author 

Dr. Michael J. Urick is director of the master of science in management: operational excellence program and an associate professor at the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government at St. Vincent College. Dr. Urick is certified as a six sigma green belt and SHRM-CP. He is the recipient of multiple teaching awards and was internationally recognized by the Institute for Supply Management as a "Person of the Year" in 2015. 

Urick is an associate editor of the Journal of Leadership and Management. His research focuses on issues related to intergenerational phenomena and leveraging popular culture to illustrate organizational behavior theories. Urick is a regular speaker on age-related issues in the workplace and is an active consultant on issues related to workplace interactions, organizational culture, and ethics. Urick is currently president of ISM-Pittsburgh, volunteers on the board of several non-profit organizations, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management in addition to other professional organizations.
AuthorMichael J. Urick
Published Year2019
Page Count144
PublisherBusiness Expert Press