The process by which an individual determines direction, influences a group, and directs the group toward a specific goal or mission.
Both younger and older workplace participants have a contribution to make in relation to the world of work. Each generation has a completely different experience which in turn means different types of knowledge. By harnessing this raw generational power, employers could, in both a purposeful and in a somewhat mutually beneficial way, create a pathway of convergence between the generations to build a more cohesive workplace.
Age Concern argues that flexibility of intergenerational collaboration could help to nurture cross-generational changes and enhance the employment experiences of generations. Academics interested in HR argue that intergenerational fairness can be created within workplaces, if the right ethos is built. However, what is this differentiation?