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Y in the Workplace: Managing the ''Me First'' Generation by Nicole A. Lipkin

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Chapter 1
Flip-Flops and MySpace: Introduction to Gen Y and the Workplace
• Cody was the valedictorian of his graduating class at Harvard and wears flip-flops to work.
• Kayla is a technological genius with a nose ring and purple-streaked hair. ➤ Hunter spent two years in the Peace Corps working on human rights issues in Africa and can’t stop saying “dude” at formal meetings, including meetings with his clients.
• Ashley was a gymnasticss and soccer star since the age of five, president of her student body, and captain of the drama club, dance club, and debate team, and cannot stop calling her mom at work on her cell phone, IM-ing her friends on her computer, and listening to her iPod while she works on “menial” tasks.
What do all of these bright ...

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