The most comprehensive, in-depth look at Millennials to date—essential for managers, HR professionals, and global business leaders seeking to align long-term organizational goals with the realities of the new workforce.
What Millennials Want from Work provides the practical, tested knowledge that companies need to attract, develop, and retain emerging leaders who can help take organizational performance to a higher level.
Drawing on fieldwork and data from global research including more than 25,000 Millennial respondents, the book reveals how Millennials really operate, what they really want, and what really motivates them. It offers tactics and strategies for using this information to increase productivity, strengthen organizations, build robust talent pipelines, and gain a competitive advantage.
Learn how to get the most from Millennials by:
- Improving workplace flexibility
- Providing adequate support and feedback
- Coaching, not micromanaging
- Designing competitive salary structures
- Providing opportunities to contribute to society
- Developing a culture that fosters collaboration
Jennifer Deal is a senior research scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) in San Diego, California, an Affiliated Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California, and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal’s “Experts” panel on leadership. Her work focuses on global leadership and generational differences… Read more
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