Millennials will be our next great generation of leaders. Today, however, as they move into management, they face difficult practical challenges. Millennials Who Manage is a complete, research-based guide to overcoming those challenges, delivering outstanding performance, and getting recognized for it. Reflecting their extensive enterprise consulting and research experience, the authors show how to transition more smoothly into management. You will gain insight into earning the respect of peers and elders that you are w leading, as well as your manager. You will discover you can achieve success your way, without compromising who you are or becoming someone you are t. You'll learn management skills that arguably come naturally to Millennials. Prepare to explore what really motivates Boomers and Xers whose formative experiences were different from yours and how to guide them beyond today's unhelpful stereotypes about Millennials. You'll also master the specific management and leadership competencies you need most right w-whether you're moving into frontline management or the CEO's office! Generational workplace differences: facts and fictions Separating myth from reality in multi-generational workplaces Overcoming reverse ageism and stereotype threat Getting past the unfair generalizations that hold you back Developing your personal leadership perspective...and successfully putting it into practice Mastering the 7 toughest challenges that come with transitioning to management Understand new relational dynamics, unlock motivation, take responsibility for the work of others, establish accountability, get heard, and be taken seriously
Chip Espinoza, Ph.D., is the coauthor of Managing the Millennials: Discover the Core Competencies for Managing Today's Workforce and Millennials@Work: The 7 Skills Every Twenty-Something Needs to Overcome Roadblocks and Achieve Greatness at Work. He is also the Academic Director of the Organizational Psychology program at Concordia University Irvine. Chip keynotes internationally and across the country on how to create an environment in which Millennials can thrive. Chip is a leading expert on the subject of generational diversity in the workplace. He consults in the civic, corporate, and non-profit sectors. Chip has authored several articles on the subject of leadership and is the go-to person for news agencies on the topic of integrating younger workers into organizations. He is a content expert for CNN on the subject of generational diversity in the workplace. He has also been featured on Fox News, CBS Radio, and in major publications. Chip was named a Top 15 Global Thought Leader on the Future of Work by the Economic Times. Joel Schwarzbart, Ph.D., received his doctorate in Social Science from the University of California at Irvine, where he studied Social Network Analysis. He teaches Organizational Behavior at Cal State University, Fullerton and has been studying the impact of Millennials on the workplace since 2006. Dr. Schwarzbart co-developed the Generational Rapport Inventory to measure strengths in managing across generations.