Learning and Instruction Much of the most important learning happens through social interaction.
While recently reviewing The Wall Street Journal along with my morning coffee, I came across an article discussing the growing number of intergenerational consultants, particularly those that claim to be experts on young Millennial workers.
Was this interpreting whims? The article also cited Source Global Research, a firm that tracks the consulting market, where they estimated U. And a quick LinkedIn search shows more than users list themselves as a "Millennial expert" or "Millennial consultant.
Needless to say, this piqued my curiosity, and I wondered what my friend Peter Drucker would have said on this issue if he were alive today? But first, what is the size of this market and what are the so called "experts" selling?
Did I miss out on a new consulting gold mine while spending the first decade of this century teaching Drucker MBA courses in China? I really don't think so. This new consulting opportunity ranks up there with Quality Circles, Behavior Modification, Transactional Analysis, and other fads.
Millennials, or "Generation Y" are defined by many as those individuals born between and They follow "Generation X," those born between and According to the Pew Research Center, there are now With respect to demographics, Pew also noted that 57 percent of this group are white the smallest percentage of all generations21 percent are Hispanic, 13 percent black, and 6 percent Asian.
It should be noted that all demographics reported by Pew Research use as their basis of comparison with other generations see Table 1. Only 28 percent of Millennials are married compared to 65 percent of Gen X, 66 percent of Baby Boomers, and 60 percent of Silents, those born between and including this writer.
Many Millennials are still not of the marrying age, and people in Gen Y tend to wait longer to longer to get married than previous generations. Many, mostly males, still live with their parents. Many claim Millennials are, or will be, the most educated generation. Although they are digitally astute and have the fastest thumbs in the West, it does not appear that Millennials are a bunch of little Einsteins and intellectual giants requiring special consideration.
How do American Millennials compare to their counterparts in other parts of the world? The study compared U. Millennials—those between the ages of 16 and 34—with their international counterparts in approximately two dozen countries.Learning, Culture and Social Interaction is an international journal devoted to the publication of high-quality research on learning within, and through, social practices.
Its particular focus is on understanding how learning and. The age of social transformation will not come to an end with the year it will not even have peaked by then. THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE TRANSFORMED B EFORE the First World War, farmers composed the largest single group in every country.
The Great Social Transformation: Implications for the Social Role of Government in Ontario left without access to the shared public services they need to manage their daily including future generations.
Well-being encompasses health, social, economic, and political dimensions. Research, by Canadian Policy Research Networks over the. 50 Quotes About Learning. May 16, By Dennis Callahan 15 Comments “Man’s mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr “Learning is not attained by chance.
It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” ~Abigail Adams Social Learning; Social Media. Up until , any society in the world would have done just as well as it did without men of knowledge.
We may have needed lawyers to defend criminals and doctors to write death certificates, but the criminals would have done almost as well without the lawyers, and the patients without the doctors.
Multiple qualitative and quantitative techniques have been developed for risk impact assessment and prioritization. Qualitative techniques include analysis of probability and impact, developing a probability and impact matrix, risk categorization, risk frequency ranking (risks with multiple impacts), and risk urgency assessment.