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Gen Y

A popular term that describes the demographic cohort following Generation X, which has been variously defined as corresponding to those born between the mid-1970s up to the early 2000s. They are also known as the Echo Boomers, given that many of them are children of baby boomers.
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Wirunrapan, personal communication, 2015-04-16), where Generation Y learn and practice ML skills, and that ML education is a continuous process that does not end when school is out.
Examples of this could include using the technological knowledge of Generation Y to educate and support older generations, while using the skills and experiences available through the loyalty of the baby boomers--an invaluable wealth of expertise to transfer knowledge in mentorship programmes (Blythe et al, 2008).
What differences exist between Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y in response to organizational change?
Historically and chronologically, according to Mark McCrindle (2006), a Generation Y researcher, there are four big shifts that have "radically redefined the workplace".
Members of Generation Y want to feel as if they are in control--whether this involves learning about life insurance products or making key decisions about what types or amounts to buy.
Does Generation Y assign different levels of happiness to the five motivational factors than Generation X and Baby Boomers; and which of these factors is ranked the highest across generations?
Prior to the 1980s, this generation knew of prosperity and fortunate outcomes (Kupperschmidt, 2000) being the center of their parents' world (Crumpacker & Crumpacker, 2007), similar to the prosperity that Generation Y has been accustomed to (Shih & Allen, 2007).
This article makes a contribution to the Generation Y literature by presenting evidence about the actual preferences of the different age-based groups.
In pursuing the line of inquiry of employee engagement and Generation Y hospitality careers, this article addresses Kerslake's (2005, p.
Using social networking sites is just another way firms are embracing technology to spread their message to the Generation Y individual.
It examines the characteristics of the newest entrants to the workplace, Generation Y, and the strategic implications for management in a workplace already comprising three generations.
Like any other group, health issues will become more of a concern as Generation X and Generation Y age, as will stress management.