Generations at work: What we can learn from each other
This chapter examines the characteristics of three generations working in academic libraries: Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials. Stereotypes of each generation from the popular press are compared with research-based findings. Focus groups of librarians from each generation are asked about their vision of 21st-century academic libraries and what their role will be in making that vision a reality. Focus group results are discussed and compared with generational stereotypes. Management implications for working with each generation are reviewed, along with suggestions for succession planning. © 2013 Woodhead Publishing Limited All rights reserved.
Garnar, Martin and McCaffrey, Erin, "Generations at work: What we can learn from each other" (2013). Regis University Faculty Publications. 638.