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Gen Y-ers, Baby Boomers & Technology: Worlds Apart?

Technology usage in the global workplace


It’s a common perception that older workers don’t understand new communication technologies such as e-mail, instant messaging and intranet. The conventional wisdom is that these workers simply are too rooted in traditional technologies to adopt something new.

However, research findings indicate it is geography more than age that influences an employee’s technological preferences. Older workers in emerging nations are quicker to embrace technology communications than their counterparts in industrialized nations.

A new study by Deloitte Consulting LLP discusses the need for organizations to understand and address the difference in attitudes, requirements and preferences of younger and older workers globally.

Download the complete study findings attached below to learn more.

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