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

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Chapter 5
Talk 2 Me Instead of Texting Me: Communication and Generation Y
“Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?”
—Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)
“We have a student teacher in his 20s who just started in our school. His professionalism and sense of responsibility are very different from when I was student teaching. First, his cell phone rings in class, which is just great for student concentration. When asked to shut it off and keep it put away during school hours, he resisted and put it on vibrate, so he could check it during class—so inappropriate! He has already gone onto my computer, which is in the classroom, without my permission to do his banking and started saving files on my computer. I also ...

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