Throughout the years, there has been much debate on effectively managing the various generations in the workplace. Unfortunately, much of the discussion is rooted in stereotypes about communication styles, personal values, work ethics and technological abilities, resulting in certain assumptions about supervising such a diverse group. Although the relevancy of segmenting the workforce in such a way has diminished in favor of a more individualistic focus, the pandemic may have reinstated old habits.
As managers refine their hybrid leadership abilities, five areas that have proven crucial in mastering a successful environment include supporting corporate culture, maintaining a flexible mindset, practicing clear communication, setting clear expectations and encouraging cross-generational mentoring. – Forbes 15 October 2021