A Survey of 19 Countries Shows How Generations X, Y, and Z Are — and Aren’t — Different

In the near future, three of the most studied generations will converge on the workplace at the same time: Generation X, the age cohort born before the 1980s but after the Baby Boomers; Generation Y, or Millennials, typically thought of as those born between 1984 and 1996; and Generation Z, those born after 1997, who are next to enter the workforce.

In a survey of 18,000 professionals and students across these three generations from 19 countries, we found some important differences in their aspirations and values. CONT.

Henrik Bresman & Vinika D. Rao, Harvard Business Review