International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Optimizing Workplace Across Five Generations of Scientists - Challenges and Rewards

Activity by Tanya Fogg   |   added on Mar 17, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): ACS Webinars

To visualize molecules, do you use a ball-and-stick-kit or modeling software? In today's workforce, most of us work with colleagues that span at least three generations and each has different assumptions about how the world works. The likelihood that we'll misunderstand a co-worker’s behavior is high.

Whether you’re a ‘Boomer’, ‘Millennial’ or from Generation X, Y, or Z join our speaker, Tamara Erickson, to learn practical approaches to positively leverage each generation’s values .

What You Will Learn
• Why each generation interprets common workplace events differently
• The major sources of conflict among generations in today’s workplace
• Specific approaches to create a workplace that appeals to multiple generations
• And much more…


About ACS Webinars™
ACS Webinars™ is a free, weekly online event serving to connect ACS members and scientific professionals with subject matter experts and global thought leaders in chemical sciences, management, and business. The ACS Webinars are divided into several series that address topics of interest to the chemical and scientific community; these series include career development, professional growth, small & medium business, green chemistry, and executive view. Each webinar is 60 minutes in length, comprising a short presentation followed by Q&A with the speaker. The live webinars are held on Thursdays (and on some Tuesdays on career topics) from 2-3pm ET.  Recordings of the webinars are available online and upcoming events are posted at http://acswebinars.org/.
 


Topic: acs webinar, cross-generational, generation gap Audience: mid-career, students, intern, graduate student, first-year, senior chemist
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