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How to Manage Several Generations at a Nonprofit

Baby boomers, Generation X, millennials … and, soon to join them, the eager young interns and entry-level employees from Generation Z. Today’s nonprofit organizations often have members from at least three generations jockeying for influence and attention in a single office.

Challenges loom: Baby-boom leaders preparing to hand over the helm (or not), Gen Xers assuming control, or battling the millennials for it; tech-savvy millennials fuming at the inefficient habits of their older colleagues, brimming with fresh ideas, and impatient for their turn at the top.

The following articles and tips can help your organization keep the peace and encourage staff to band together to carry out your mission.