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American Generations - New Strategist Press
Call Number: HC110.C6 G46 2012 Dominican
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Compares and contrasts the five living generations of Americans—Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boom, Swing, and World War II.
-New Strategist Publications

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Sticking Points - Haydn Shaw; Stephen M. R. Covey (Foreword by)
Call Number: HM726 .S53 2013 Kentfield
Haydn Shaw, popular business speaker and generational expert, has identified 12 places where the 4 generations typically come apart in the workplace (and in life as well). These sticking points revolve around differing attitudes toward managing one's own time, texting, social media, organizational structure, and of course, clothing preferences.

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The Greatest Generation - Tom Brokaw
Call Number: D811.A2 B746 1998 Kentfield
Tom Brokaw goes out into America, to tell through the stories of individual men and women the story of a generation, America's citizen heroes and heroines who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America. This generation was united not only by a common purpose, but also by common values--duty, honor, economy, courage, service, love of family and country, and, above all, responsibility for oneself.

-Random House

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The Millennial Generation - David M. Haugen (Editor)
Call Number: HQ799.5 .M55 2012 Kentfield
This book explores what defines the millennial generation, whether the millennial generation is as educated as other generations, what social factors have shaped the millennial generation, and how the millennial generation will shape the future.

 

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"Baby Boomers." Salem Press Encyclopedia (2015): Research
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Schmitz, Matthew. "Generation X." Salem Press Encyclopedia
     (2015): Research Starters. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

Lundin, Laura L. "Millennial Generation." Salem Press Encyclopedia
    
(2013): Research Starters. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

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