eLABorate Topics

Hosted ByLona Small, Stephanie Whitehead, & Tywauna Wilson

Leadership and Technical Strategies for Medical Laboratory Professionals to excel inside and outside of the lab.

Episode 45: Getting the Most Out of Your Multigenerational Team in the Medical Laboratory

To successfully manage a multigenerational team is to understand the needs and motivations of each generation. Baby Boomers, for example, are motivated by challenges and opportunities to learn and grow. On the other hand, Millennials are motivated by a desire for work-life balance and a need for constant feedback. Once you understand the needs of each generation, you can begin to create a cohesive team that leverages the strengths of each generation.

As a medical laboratory leader, connecting with anyone from any generation will require three key qualities: Humility, Respect, and Curiosity.

Tune in to the full episode to gain tips on communicating, motivating, and providing development opportunities for all your team members.

Tips Any Lab Leader Can Follow to Create A Cohesive Multigeneration Team

  1. Understand the different needs and expectations of each generation
  2. Bridge the generation gap
  3. Encourage open communication
  4. Respect different work styles and preferences
  5. Be flexible in your management
  6. Offer training and development opportunities
  7. Create a positive and supportive work environment

In this episode, co-host, Tywauna Wilson, gives 7 practical tips that new leaders can quickly implement to create a cohesive and productive team.

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