Generational diversity

Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2010 May-Jun;29(3):125-8. doi: 10.1097/DCC.0b013e3181d24ba9.


Generational diversity has proven challenges for nurse leaders, and generational values may influence ideas about work and career planning. This article discusses generational gaps, influencing factors and support, and the various generational groups present in today's workplace as well as the consequences of need addressing these issues. The article ends with a discussion of possible solutions.

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel*
  • Communication
  • Conflict, Psychological
  • Cultural Diversity*
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Intergenerational Relations*
  • Interprofessional Relations*
  • Leadership
  • Nurse Administrators / organization & administration*
  • Nursing Staff / psychology*
  • Nursing, Supervisory / organization & administration
  • Workplace / organization & administration
  • Workplace / psychology