Baby Boomers vs. Generation X

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The Baby Boomers vs. Generation X America has about five generations that function in our society today, and they are Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y, and the Millennial. It is interesting the way that an age gap influences the thinking of millions of people in different generations. Different times and situations require that different strategies be put in place for the following generation. Solutions that worked for one generation may be less useful for the next, so sometimes, because of the age gap, these solutions cause disagreements. These various ideologies all have one goal, and that is to be successful. We will discuss the path of the Baby Boomers and Generation X in the workplace environment. The Baby …show more content…

This generation is synonymous with the statement, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”. With its independence and technical understanding, this generation will no doubt leave a positive statement when it reaches the height of its success. Both generations sacrificed different attributes to accentuate their strengths for reaching their paths to success. For example, in “Leadership and Organization Development Journal”, Miller and Yu indicate “the

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