Gen Y versus Gen X 3752
Gen Y versus Gen X 3756
snip lets leave it to the emp,loyer to decide all of that. No I was stating...
Well, in the past days I gave more thought to the phenomenon of Gen-Y. Today I walked into the bookshop in the downtown and saw a 200-page book about what was Generaton Y and how the bosses could deal with them in the workplace. I regarded this topic as that below me and did not want to shell out 20 bucks for the book. However, I paged through the book.
It occurs to me that in all publications about Gen Y, it is said that they are essentially "spoiled brats" and the publications give recommendation of how the bosses should change their atbreastude so that to accommodate the demands of the Gen-Y workers. However, in no publication I saw the recognition of the fact that the workplace would most probably cause suffering to the bulk of the Gen-Y'ers, and as a result they would have to change their atbreastudes. They will learn that there is no such thing as an "instant gratification" in the real world, and they have to work hard, tolerate the unpleasantnesses, and only after that they would get rewarded with the stuff.
Gen Y versus Gen X 3753
On Tue, 27 Sep 2005, Kamal R. Prasad Productivity is a modern term favored by economists (because it is an attempt to measure output for comparison with input) and...
Thinking further, I came to the realisation that the clash of the workplace and of the Gen-Y'ers will affect both of them; the Gen-Y'ers will became more reasonable in their instant-gratification atbreastudes, and the workplace will became more like the Gen-Y'ers society with emphasize on being worker-friendly.
I thought even further, and I realised that people never change their atbreastudes. When becoming 30- and 40-year olds (and thus becoming the majority of the workforce), the Gen-Y'ers will still keep their atbreastudes of instant gratification and incapability to concentrate on doing unpleasant stuff. The country's economy will rather diminish into nothingness, than the Gen-Y'ers learn how to work properly and design the intellect-intensive products, and make the complicated manufacturing processes work.
There will still be people who know how to work with focus (baby-boomers and Gen-X'ers like myself), but in the workplace dominated with Gen-Y'ers, we will be the extinct dinasaurs. The Gen-Y'ers-dominated workplace will reject any workers who are distinctly diffirent from them.
In summary -- we are doomed.
Unless the newer generation will be different from the Gen-Y'ers.
Gen Y versus Gen X 3755
On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Kamal R. Prasad That yardstick is misleading and also designed to benefit the BMOs and for the reason I gave...
P.S. My colleague Electrical Engineer, a Gen-Y'er, with whom I simultaneously started the employment, got a permanent position. At the same time, my bosses keep on telling me that I have recommended myself extremely well, however I need to work further so that I could "carve out a niche" and this would enable them to argue with the top administration for the creation of the position for me. Pile'o'poo.