Harvard Business Review Press author Richard Schmalensee is an economics thought leader. He served as the dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management for nine years and as a Member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. We spoke to Richard about his recent book, Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms.
Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are stepping up to the career plate and by 2020 will comprise half of the workforce. The perception of this generation is one filled with eye-rolls from Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. Many view Millennials as a “lazy,” “entitled" and a technology obsessed group who think showing up for work is an achievement worth rewarding. So how can you successfully manage this wild pack? A few tips from the experts will get you started.