With the onset of technology, some managers may experience role reversals when coaching and mentoring their younger subordinates. Simons (2010) addresses leveraging generational work styles to meet organizational goals.
1. How can these same generational differences play a role in coaching and mentoring processes?
2. Discuss the dynamics of a work environment in which generational differences can influence the communications style of the manager/coach.
3. Describe the differences in the mentoring expectations of Generation X and Y.