Details of Task: “While the media often paints a picture of Millennials as focused on kudos from bosses and the social responsibility of their companies, our study found young employees also concerned with fair pay, a say in decisions and competent leaders” (Great Places to Work, 2017 – http://www.greatplacetowork.com.au/best-companies/best-places-to-work-in-australia-100-or-more-employees).
Write an essay reviewing generational differences in work values. There will be two parts to this essay.
Write a review of the literature on generational differences in work values. There will be recommended readings provided in class.
Self-reflection (written in first person):
Do you agree that organisations should design their wellness initiatives around the needs of particular generations? Based on your discussion in Part A write a short reflection (500 words) on your own perception of the requirement to identify particular generational needs when designing wellness initiatives. This may come from your own work experiences, or you may interview family/friends and seek their views from their work experiences.