While the battle of the sexes wages on in the workplace, there’s another skirmish brewing under the radar and wreaking havoc on workplace relationships: the battle of the generations.
Millennials often struggle to effectively communicate, connect, and collaborate with Boomers and Generation Xers. And why not? There are significant differences between the groups.
But what happens when different people can’t find ways to bridge the gap? Dysfunction and distrust. And a dysfunctional work environment puts social dynamics and office politics center stage over the important work to be done. Change the dynamic causing dysfunction and distrust, and you’ll see productivity and work satisfaction increase.
Overcome Conflict with Your Colleagues
If you’re a Millennial who “just can’t” with your older colleagues, try these quick hacks to improve your cross-generational working relationships and boost your overall job satisfaction.