The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2012 - (Page 43)

HUMAN PL ANNING RESOURCES Succession Planning and the Emerging Generations: Five Trends You Need to Know BY ROBERT W. WENDOVER H ow will you prepare for succession within your organization? As I work with and survey the members of those in their thirties and early forties, it is becoming abundantly clear that they will apply their own values and attitudes to the roles they assume. While this is not surprising, it’s helpful to take a look at the ways in which this will happen. What follows are five charac- teristics that I have discovered in my on-going research. Consider how these will apply to you and your firm. First, they’re skeptical. Those coming of age in the economic, social, and political chaos of the 1970s discovered that many of the institutions their Baby Boomer parents had taught them to believe in were not necessarily valid benchmarks. For this reason they have always been more likely to question established rules and authority than to follow them. This characteristic, of course, made its way The MHEDA Journal | Second Quar ter 2 012 43 http://www.themhedajournal.org/

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2012

President's Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Ask Your Board
Meet The MBOA
Mackinnon Equipment & Services
Member Profile
Bode Equipment Company's Office Supervisor Meredith Fowler is a jack of all trades
Customer Service Automation
Continued Growth Expected in 2012
The Off-Season
Convention Program - Re-Imagine Your Business
Convention Program
Exhibitor's Showcase Guide
Out of the Classroom, Into the Shop
The Link between Sales and Absorption: To sell more, service more!
Social Media and the C-Level: Objections Discussed
Sucession Planning and the Emerging Generations: Five Trends You Need to Know
Sucession Planning
Sucession Planning and the Emerging Generations: Five Trends You Need to Know
Work-Life Balance: It's All Up To You !
Controlling Your Workers Compensation Costs
Transactional vs. Consultative Selling
The Traits of Great Salespeople
Who's to Say What Is Sexy
Spotlight on MHEDA News
MHEDA University Calendar
New Members
MHEDA Milestones
New Products
Index of Advertisers by Product Category

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