Different and Alike: Generations in the Workplace
Iwana Guess Ridgill, Ph.d
With four generations in the workplace today, the task of training is challenging because we are likely to have representatives of each of those generations in classes and workshops. Knowledge of the characteristics of different generations can be useful for the professional who wants to bridge the gap that sometimes can develop between various age groups that are working together on a team to accomplish goals.
In this session, participants will gain information to better enable them to:
Iwana Guess Ridgill, Ph.D. is an adjunct faculty member in the Continuing and Corporate Education division at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the Honors College of the University of South Carolina (B.A. English, magna cum laude; M.Ed. Student Personnel Services, Ph.D. Counselor Education), and conducts staff and management development training programs for businesses and organizations in the public and private sectors.
Dr. Ridgill is an oft-requested keynote and workshop presenter at state and national conferences and professional meetings, and especially enjoys topics related to motivation on the job and employee and leadership development. She has been chosen adjunct faculty member of the year three times during her tenure at Midlands Tech.
Mailing Address:ATD Midlands, P.O. Box 512, Columbia, SC 29202