ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Generational Conflict in Management-Need to Identify Its Components

The inter-generational conflict in management has been much discussed of late, the reason for it being traced to the older group's fears of the superiority of the 'conceptual' knowledge possessed by the younger executives over the 'experiential' knowledge possessed by them. The contention has been that this fear evokes a defensive response among the young, leading to inter-generational tension and lack of smooth management operations.

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