Managing the Millennials: Discover the Core Competencies for Managing Today's Workforce

John Wiley and Sons

A valuable tool for anyone who wants to effectively manage and motivate twenty-something workers

Many books are being published on how to manage employees of the "millennial" generation, but the solutions offered are anecdotal at best. Backed by years of serious research, Managing the Millennials provides managers of all ages with specific recommendations and tools for engaging this burgeoning demographic-some 78 million strong. Each chapter shares relevant interviews, case studies, and offers research-backed ideas and best practices to help any organization and their leaders address the challenges generational diversity presents.

Answering the perplexing question of how does one lead and manage younger employees, this book

  • Offers research-based guidance on getting the most from twenty-something employees
  • Answers common questions and outlines practical solutions for building better relationships between the younger workers and the people who manage them
  • Includes a Special Offer with immediate benefit to readers: access to the authors' Generational Rapport Inventory (GRI), a tool that measures a managers competencies and identifies strengths and weaknesses in dealing with Millennials.
  • Accompanied by an associate web site,, offering a weekly blog addressing generational diversity issues in the workplace

Insightful and practical, Managing the Millennials is a valuable tool for millions of managers globally whose job it is to manage and motivate their twenty-something workers.

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About the author

Chip Espinoza is Chief Executive Officer of GeNext Consulting, a subsidiary of LeadershipTraQ. He teaches Leadership in the Hobbs Leadership Program at California State University, Long Beach. He consults to a range of clients from the Boeing Company to the Special Olympics. He frequently keynotes at corporate events, conferences, and organizations across the country on his research about Millennials and their value to organizations. Chip's doctoral dissertation is on the subject of managing Millennials.

Mick Ukleja, PhD, is the founder and President of LeadershipTraQ, a leadership consulting firm. He cofounded the Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership at California State University, Long Beach, which promotes ethics across the curriculum. He is the coauthor of Who Are You? What Do You Want?: Four Questions That Will Change Your Life and The Ethics Challenge: Strengthening Your Integrity in a Greedy World. He has worked with entrepreneurs and corporate executives of both profit and non-profit organizations. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for The Astronauts Memorial Foundation at the Kennedy Space Center, which oversees the Center for Space Education.

Craig D. Rusch, PhD, is Professor of Anthropology at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California. Craig holds a PhD in social networks from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Rusch has been published in leading academic journals within his field including the American Anthropologist and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. He specializes in cognitive science and organizational culture and psychology.

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John Wiley and Sons
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Jan 28, 2010
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Business & Economics / General
Business & Economics / Management
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