Generational Diversity


Roundtables on Multi-Generational Diversity

At the Roundtable: Continuing the discussion on “Multi-generational Diversity in the Indian Workplace”

Roundtables on Multi-Generational Diversity

At the Roundtable: Continuing the discussion on Multi-generational Diversity in the Indian workplace.

Making Generational Divide Pay Dividends at Work

Growing generational diversity in the workplace can be a major advantage for any organization depending on how strategically it is handled for positive outcomes.

Research Papers

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Case Studies

By Rita Rizzo, MSc, CMC 05/10/2010 This case study, written for undergraduate students, is based on generational differences in a metropolitan children’s museum. Employees from various generations experience communication challenges, differing values systems, disparate approaches to work, and interpersonal conflict. Learners assume different...

Tools & Templates

Effective HR Practices for engaging a young workforce

India is a young nation with more than 50% of the population below the age of 25 years and about 65% below the age of 35 years. It is expected that, in 2020, the average age of an Indian will be 29 years, compared to 37 for China and 48 for Japan. The working members of this group will shape the future of India. Whether the country will...

The Generation Gap: Will Millennials’ economic, education and career development gaps create a future leadership deficit?


Millennials have started to take their place working alongside other generations in businesses and organizations across the U.S. and the world, and a few are already

among the most high-profile and influential business leaders. Businesses and HR professionals focused on developing leaders for tomorrow are increasingly...

How to develop programs that address the needs of different generations?

These sample policies and how to guides are EXAMPLES and are not “models.” They have not been reviewed legally and do not necessarily reflect the employment laws in the various states of India. SHRM urges you to use these as samples, not as models; adapt them to your own organization’s policies, practices and culture, and...


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As globalization and emerging market opportunities lead to greater demand for suitable talent, organizations in India are witnessing the age profiles and gender ratios within their organizational pyramids undergo a dramatic transformation. The demographic dividend that India enjoys entails younger employees working side by side with seasoned...
My first blog post is an ode to the amazingly interactive Southern Region HR community (I don’t know if I should say Southern Region so explicitly but for want of a better description, please allow me some slack to use this reference. :) It was a great month for the SHRM India forums in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. Each session was testimony...