Video highlights from our masterclass on ‘leading and managing in age diverse organisations’

Explaining employer behaviour in youth transitions into the labour market – Professor David Wilson, OUBS and Professor Melanie Simms, University of Leicester Championing better work and working lives – Peter Cheese, CIPD (focusing on ‘baby boomers’ in this segment) Taking stock of stereotypes – Dr Rebecca Whiting, OUBS Steps towards a living pension – ProfessorContinue reading “Video highlights from our masterclass on ‘leading and managing in age diverse organisations’”

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Age at Work webinar available to view online

Our webinar on Managing in Multigenerational Organisations took place on 25 February. If you missed it or want to watch again, the webinar is now available to view on demand. Watch the webinar Listen to what our speakers had to say about the strengths and challenges inherent in multigenerational workplaces and how you can leverageContinue reading “Age at Work webinar available to view online”

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Age at Work trend report & webinar

Our latest Business Perspectives trend report looks at our current topic of Age at Work focusing on Multigenerational workforces: leading and managing in a new age. The report considers the wider world of ‘4G’ working, looking at flexibility, environment, mindset, future workforce and learning The pace of business has never been so fast, which isContinue reading “Age at Work trend report & webinar”

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How to manage multi-generational workplaces?

Guest blogger: Murray Eldridge, Open University MBA Alumnus, Head of Commercial and Operations at Subsea Infrastructure and Director of Actinium CS Ltd. Author of ‘Leading High Performance’. Questions abound around Boomers, GenX’ers, Millennials and how to manage multi-generational workplaces?  We may be forgiven for thinking that this is a new problem of the modern eraContinue reading “How to manage multi-generational workplaces?”

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How can managers effectively harness the human capital they bring to enhance operational effectiveness?

Guest blogger: Gerard McGurk, Open University Business School MBA Alumnus and member of our Alumni Council, Consular Regional Director – Middle East & North Africa at Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The workplace in 2015 is facing a unique opportunity (not challenge) in so far as it will have four generations (or waves) of employees (listedContinue reading “How can managers effectively harness the human capital they bring to enhance operational effectiveness?”

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Inspire People to Dissolve Diversity

Guest blogger: John Brooker, Open University Business School MBA Alumnus, Managing Director of Yes! And. John is a former Senior Vice President of Visa, author of ‘Innovate to Learn, Don’t Learn to Innovate’ and Board Member of the Association for the Quality Development of Solution Focused Consulting and Training. This article suggests that people areContinue reading “Inspire People to Dissolve Diversity”

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Motivating a Multigenerational Workforce in the 21st Century

Originally posted on Longnecker & Associates blog. One of the biggest challenges in companies today is how to successfully motivate employees. No other time in modern history has the corporate landscape been as diverse as it is now with multiple generations coming together in the workplace. There are four unique generations that make up today’sContinue reading “Motivating a Multigenerational Workforce in the 21st Century”

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Challenges of age diversity at work

Guest blogger: Dr Katrina Pritchard, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies at The Open University Business School. Dr Pritchard will be facilitating our forthcoming Business Perspectives masterclass in London in February. Hardly a day goes by without the UK press highlighting issues associated with the changing age demographics of the UK population. My Open University colleague,Continue reading “Challenges of age diversity at work”

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Leading and managing in age diverse organisations

Join our latest Business Perspectives masterclass in London on Thursday 12 February 2015 and engage in the debate about issues of age and age diversity in the workplace.  Leading the event is Dr Katrina Pritchard, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies at The Open University Business School (OUBS).  She has a long standing interest in the issues faced byContinue reading “Leading and managing in age diverse organisations”

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