BANGALORE: The 49-year-old, Gurgaon-based CEO of a software product company was in for a rude shock some months ago when one of his young employees peeped into his spacious cabin with a beaming smile and said: "Hey, your cabin's goddamn big... What fun man!" The irritated chief executive instantly summoned a senior hand, a 52-year-old, to check on what could be done about the cheeky geek. The senior executive told the CEO, "We have an army of such guys, how many can you reprimand? It's their style."
With the world around us changing ever more rapidly, the generation gap is quickly shrinking, falling from 20 to 10 years. Some now categorize a generation as no more than eight to six years. And within companies, this rising generational diversity is often resulting in growing disconnect and disharmony. Read more
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