As employee disengagement levels are on the rise in the U.S. over the last couple of years, business leaders are seeking to understand the reasons behind this disengagement. According to Professor Teresa Amabile of the Harvard Business School, job dissatisfaction seems to be a major reason for this disengagement across industries and across generations. However, increasing engagement requires an employer to consider the differences that exist between generations.
In this article from The Huffington Post,Josh Cline - Managing Partner of Cline Ventures, President and CEO of The Cline Group International, and Managing Partner of INE Ventures - explains how to increase engagement of the Millennial demographic in the workplace, based on some of their unique needs and characteristics. In addition, Jonathan Kirschner, CEO of AIIR Consulting, is referenced in how to manage the differences of Millennials, within the context of environment, to create a generationally diverse organization.