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    In his book “The Dumbest Generation”, Mark Bauerlein, a social critic and professor, explains his stance regarding the Millennials. Bauerlein claims that students in the last ten years have two major differences compared to previous generations: declined reading habits and declined general knowledge. Bauerlein states these differences, but he fails to clarify the meaning of ‘general knowledge’ and how it is measured. While individuals under the age of thirty aren’t the least intelligent…

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    English professor and successful author, Mark Bauerlein attributes a lack of general knowledge to the development of complex and modernistic technology. Bauerlein claims in his best-selling novel, The Dumbest Generation that those under thirty constitute the “dumbest” generation in contemporary record. However, he does not take into account that people under age thirty have adapted their learning capabilities to this progressive media-focused environment. Bauerlein has yet to acknowledge the…

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    The millennial generation is one that began in the 1980s with the first of millennials reaching young adulthood around the year 2000. Although Millennials are said to be more open minded, confident, and accepting they are also commonly described as self-absorbed, unrealistic and materialistic, lazy individuals who lead unstable lives and tend to jump from job to job. In “Clichés, Anyone?”, published on May 8th, 1998 in The Boston Globe, James Isaacs essentially writes a piece that mocks the…

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    The crash, perhaps the scar of our generation. As it did in Lord Of The Flies. The big question is what if generation z was stuck on a island, and had no other generations there? The struggle and the praying of hope would be everywhere. As generations before us would like to call us dumb, or immature we would struggle and we would fall. But we would rise as a generation. Generation Z would crumble but we will fight, and be down to earth while our social skills will grow us as a new community.…

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    Introduction: The second customer segment that we have focused on is Baby boomers. Baby boomer is a term that is used to describe an individual between the ages, 54 to 72. Baby boomers take up a significant chunk of the global population particularly in developed countries and according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics they accounted for approximately 20% of the Australian population in 2016. Source: https://profile.id.com.au/australia/five-year-age-groups The reason we have chosen this…

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    If you don’t learn from the past’s mistakes they will keep repeating in the present and the future. A lot changes from generation to generation. Two generations that have had a great impact on America are the greatest generation from 1910-1925, and generation X from 1975-1995. Generation X was the generation of people that were born between the years 1975-1995. This was an inordinately eventful time. Several of the things that happened in this time period shaped the great nation of America into…

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    Ogbera, Gabriel ENG 103 First Draft Instructor Michael Dusek The Millennials: A Response Essay Much has been written about millennials in recent times by different people with different views. But of all the comments about the millennials, those of experts Joel Stein, Jean Twenge and Chelsea Clinton stand out. While Jean Twenge labeled millennials as lazy, selfish, self-absorbed, selfish, entitled, narcissistic, fame-obsessed, and…

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    Introduction Effective communication is a key requirement to the growth and profitability of a successful business. Communication is required both internally and externally and is often the common denominator when problems arise. As an organization expands and matures, communication will become more complex. Business leaders will find difficulty in effectively reaching all employees, stakeholders, and customers without a structured communication plan. Factors such as globalization, culture,…

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    The concept of generation has evolved throughout times, expanding globally and socially on a vast area of interest. The global generations have encountered major traumatic events which are now historical in the 20th century. In fact, the growth of global communication, broadcast, and technology has enhanced the way people communicate from national wide standpoint. As well as technology itself, varies of device such as television, radio, automobiles have been invented during those times to make…

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    I found it rather interesting how technologies have become “oxygen” in our lives and how it affected us in our day-to-day lives. Rachel Dretzin brought up a very interesting question in the beginning of the video and it hit me as well, it does seems like everyone is together in the same room but because of technologies, everyone lost the connection with the rest of the people but instead being dragged into the Internet world. I still remember talking to my parents about growing up with…

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