Age Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples


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What is age diversity in the workplace?

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1. What is the name given to the cohort of people born between 1946 and 1964?

2. By 2030, the number of older persons living in the United States will reach _____ million.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How can corporations address age diversity, and what are recent trends affecting this phenomenon? You can quickly assess your understanding of these topics using this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of age diversity
  • The term used to describe people born between 1946 and 1964
  • The number of older persons expected for 2030
  • The group that tends to put family before work
  • The definition of intergenerational communication

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the ways in which companies can successfully integrate younger and older workers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding predictions about the aging population within the next 15 years
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about communication and mentoring techniques between younger and older workers

Additional Learning

To learn more about the ways in which companies can address age diversity, review the accompanying lesson called Age Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define age diversity
  • List methods for merging young and older workers in a professional setting
  • Discuss salary differences between younger and older workers
  • Provide information about intergenerational communications
  • Explore mentoring techniques