It’s no secret that the workforce is changing. Change brings new frustrations and challenges. Change can also bring new opportunities to grow, learn and innovate.
But, in many cases, it’s easier said than done especially when managing a multigenerational workforce.
After all, it’s not simply about adopting new forms of modern technology; it’s about understanding and accommodating your team’s different motivations, expectations, and working styles.
This article will give you the confidence to lead all generations of your team. Here are 11 tips that will help you manage your multigenerational workforce.
11 Tips to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce
As with any management, it is important to start with the basics. These are usually things that you have control over and things that can be changed within yourself.
1. Encourage an open-minded attitude
Encourage open-mindedness in your staff is one of the best things you can do for them as managers.
With so many different generations in the workplace, it’s vital that everyone feels they have a voice. Create an environment where everyone feels comfortable sharing their thoughts and ideas.
These are just three suggestions to help you get started.
- Make it a…