Attitudes of managment staff in regard to managing generational diversity – experiences of polish managers

Joanna Moczydłowska , Marek Adamski

Abstract

The management of generational differences is aimed at achieving success thanks to synergy stemming from effective cooperation of workers of different age groups. The article implies that applying this concept requires positive attitude of the managerial staff based on knowledge and positive emotions realised through certain behavioural tendencies. In order to diagnose attitudes of Polish managers towards the management of generational differences, 62 narrative interviews with senior staff representatives of business sector were conducted. The received statements were categorized and evaluated in terms of content. The results of the study allowed to formulate a conclusion that Polish managers posses average knowledge of the concept of the management of generational differences. On a declarative level they demonstrate moderately positive attitudes towards the management of generational differences, however on a factual level, they apply them rarely and in a coincidental and intiuitive way.
Author Joanna Moczydłowska (FEM / DOM)
Joanna Moczydłowska,,
- Department of Organization and Management
, Marek Adamski
Marek Adamski,,
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Pages305-316
Publication size in sheets0.55
Book Hammes Khalid, Machrafi Samodol, Samodol Ante (eds.): Economic and Social Development 38th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development Book of Proceedings, 2019, Varazdin Development and Entrepreneurship Agency, 517 p.
Keywords in Englishattitudes of managers, management of generational differences
URL https://www.esd-conference.com/past-conferences
Internal identifierROC 19-20
Languageen angielski
LicenseOther; published final; Other open licence; with publication
Score (nominal)0
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ScoreBUT score = 15.0, 02-03-2020, manual
Ministerial score = 0.0, 02-03-2020, ChapterFromConference
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