Jennifer J. Deal and Alec Levenson
(McGraw-Hill Education, 2016)
The most comprehensive, in-depth look at Millennials to date―essential for managers, HR professionals, and global business leaders seeking to align long-term organizational goals with the realities of the new workforce.
What Millennials Want from Work explains how to design talent, engagement, and retention strategies that will successfully attract, manage, develop, and retain the young workers companies need for sustainable growth.
Drawing on fieldwork and data from global research including more than 25,000 Millennial respondents, the book reveals how Millennials really operate, what they really want, and what really motivates them. It offers tactics and strategies for using this information to increase productivity, strengthen organizations, build robust talent pipelines, and gain a competitive advantage. Learn how to get the most from Millennials by:
- Improving workplace flexibility
- Providing adequate support and feedback
- Coaching, not micromanaging
- Designing competitive salary structures
- Providing opportunities to contribute to society
- Developing a culture that fosters collaboration
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Jennifer J. Deal is a senior research scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership and an affiliated research scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California.
Alec Levenson is a senior research scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.