Baby Boomer Generation

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• Generations, Inc.: From Boomers to Linksters- Managing the Friction Between Generations at Work by Megan Johnson and Larry Johnson For the most part, both Baby Boomers and Generation Xers have significantly rewritten the chapter on parenting, regarding how both of the generations raise their children of the Millennial generation. For example, families of the Baby Boomer generation and Generation X are swiftly turning the page on raising their Millennial children as, latchkey kids. Today, the phase, latchkey kids, has been replaced by phases such as, stay-at-home dad, soccer mom, and helicopter parents (Johnson and Johnson, 2010, p. 103). Furthermore, the phases such as, stay-at-home dad, soccer mom, and helicopter parents, which describes the parents of the Millennial generation, has lead the…show more content…
Consequently, tragedies such as Columbine School Shooting to the terrorist attack on 9/11 has dramatically impacted how the Millennial generation view the unfortunate reality that the world “Can be a scary place” (Johnson and Johnson, 2010, p. 111). Not surprisingly, the Millennial generation is considered the most technological advanced generation, significantly since the generation was raised during America’s thriving technological evolution. According to Johnson and Johnson (2010), 97% of Generation Y own a computer and 94% own a cell phone” (p. 113). Today, in most organizations, the Millennial generation makes about 35% of the workforce (Johnson and Johnson, 2010, p. 127). In the workforce,
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