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Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making It Work at Work Hardcover – October 14, 2014
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"Caraher’s compilation of best practices will help organizations make the most of a cross-generational workforce and build a more productive and positive workplace."
Lee Caraher has captured what the Millennial generation demands from their employers and shows businesses how to harness the power of this new generation to co-create successful, energized businesses of the future, in which everyone will benefit, right now.”
Nilofer Merchant, Thinkers 50 #1 Future Thinker, 2013; author of 11 Rules for Creating Value in the #SocialEra
Millennials & Management cuts through the theory and rhetoric and gives managers and employees alike a clear way forward for successful teams and workplaces. A must-read for leaders who want to future-proof their businesses, Lee Caraher’s funny, concise, and practical advice is easy to follow and will make a huge difference in your organization right away.”
Larry Weber, chairman and CEO, Racepoint Global; owner, W2 Group; author of The Digital Marketer: Ten New Skills You Must Learn to Stay Relevant and Customer-Centric
Finally a book that gets beyond the survey data and the myths and provides practical advice for anyone who works with Millennials. Lee Caraher writes from personal experience in a clear, conversational style with real-life examples and a sense of humor. Must reading for anyone who supervises young employees or leads a business or non-profit in 21st century America. Enterprising Millennials will also find value in this book.”
John Boland, president & CEO, KQED, San Francisco
"I didn't think it possible to capture the nuances of all the complex demographic groups now roaming around the workplace. In Millennials & Management, Lee Caraher has done just that in a concise and compelling way. There were times when I said to myself, 'Hey, I know that person.' What Lee tells us, is how to deal with that person to create a successful organization. A must-read for all managers."
Dr. Richard A. Moran, president of Menlo College; author of Navigating Tweets, Feats and Deletes
"It's been said Millennials are unruly, unmanageable. But after reading Lee Caraher's Millennials & Management, I wonder how the workforce will manage without them. Boomers brought their daughters and sons to work; millennials are bringing their dreams. And that's good for everyone. Incisive, practical, timely from a been-there, managed-Millennials-well CEO.
Whitney Johnson, author of Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream
With a mix of research, real-world stories, and easy-to-understand and implement instruction, Lee Caraher provides a refreshing, optimistic way forward that will get everyone working together and keep Boomers and Xers engaged in the workplace as Millennials become the largest generation at work.”
Keith Kitani,CEO, Guidespark employee communications and engagement
Millennials & Management is a primer on how to skillfully lead this emerging segment of our work population now and into the future. Lee Caraher offers a wealth of tools and techniques to address even the thorniest management dilemmas. Both the experienced supervisor and novice to staff leadership will find immense value in her sage words.”
Mitchell Friedman, Ed.D., APR, Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Career Development, Presidio Graduate School
Millennials are a pivotal part of today’s working environment and defining culture. Caraher cracks the code on how to create a high-functioning intergenerational workplace built for tomorrow with a funny telling of real-world work experiences that everyone will recognize. Read it with your colleagues and help them grow, engage, and succeed today.”
Jerry Ervin, president & CEO Paragon Strategies, Management Training and Consulting
About the Author
Previously she was EVP at Weber Shandwick, and President and Founder of Red Whistle, a Weber Shandwick company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Boston, New York and London. During her tenure at Weber Shandwick companies, Lee managed multiple offices and upwards of 300 people, and was named in the 40 under 40 by industry publication PRWEEK. Prior to working at Weber Shandwick, Lee was with SEGA of America where she was their youngest US vice president. There she led over 500 people in Communications, Customer Service, Sega.com, and Events.
She holds a BA in history (concentrating in Medieval History) from Carleton College, which she finds useful every day. Lee lives on the San Francisco Peninsula with her husband Pete (the chief home officer of the family), two vastly different sons and Al the blind cat.
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Top Customer Reviews
An important book--whether you are a GenX or Boomer managing Millennials or a Millennial trying to figure out how to work effectively with these bizarre older people in your organization. Should be required reading for all new managers.
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Not overly insightful or much different from every other book I've read about management. The main focus is on establishing clear guidelines, never assuming and showing this... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Alison Passino
Essential purchase for all generations in the workforce. Easy to read.Published 6 months ago by Donna R
An excellent and actionable book with helpful insight, advice and anecdotes that will help anyone navigating today's modern workforce. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kathleen Gratehouse
There is a lot of junk out there about managing younger employees, but this is the most practical and entertaining book I’ve found on developing and retaining Millennials –or... Read morePublished 14 months ago by David DeLong
Despite the fact that Millennials take center stage in this book, Lee drives home the timeless message that we all must find ways to be productive at work with a range of... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Dan Stevens