Millennials are known as a very collaborative generation, whereas Gen Z tends to be more competitive with colleagues. See how you can balance their competitive drive with being team players.
- If you give an assignment to a millennial, … they will immediately assemble a team of peers, … they'll figure out each other's strengths, … they'll play to each other's strengths, … and collaboratively they'll get the job done. … It is just so impressive. … But they were raised that way. … Baby boomer parents really opened up the lines … of communication with their millennial children, … and suddenly we were all communicating. … But then millennials went into high school … and even into college, … and suddenly all projects were done in a group. … Again, they were trained to collaborate. … Well, naturally they brought that … with them into the workplace, … and this generation was the first to say, … "Hey, let's be more collaborative. … "Let's take down these cubicle walls," … and suddenly we did see open office concept. … - Now Gen Z enters the workforce, … we're given that same assignment, … and naturally we are not as good at collaborating. … We are way more competitive than millennials. …
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