The values in the work groups differ by what both believe is expected in a given environment as well as what the personal and environmental associations are in relation to the work space.
According to a recent study (Aldy, Viscusi, p. 241), there are several defined values which are created between age groups. In the study, there was a monitoring of values in the work space. This consisted of the expectations for working, relationship to the work and the responses and beliefs in ethics that were held in the work space. The study indicated that older generations held a specific value to work based on upholding specific standards despite wages or risks. The younger generations were noted to have a value to work that was based first on wages then which followed with ethics. The relationship was one which devalued the work and which noted that the functions within work spaces didn’t offer a fruitful relationship or desire to work with most of the younger generation (Aldy, Viscusi, p. 241).
The legitimacy of this study is one which can be seen in personal relationships to work environments and the attributes which most have to the area. When examining the older generations with work, there is a specific pace that is noted, as well as detail oriented attributes to the job. If speaking to someone of an older generation, the responses are often based on making a boss happy or trying to find the right reactions from the management. There is also a direct relationship with the age in terms of retirement, specifically with most hoping to continue to work effectively so the retirement works in the favor of those in the corporation. The difference with the younger generations and the value to work is based on working to make enough money to care for basic needs. The tasks are often done at a faster pace as well and the orientation to the job is at a different ...Show more