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Motivating Across Generations

Hours: 8
Tuition: $125.00

Course Description:

This fast moving session examines and analyzes the differences, similarities and issues involving the various generatins that come together in the workplace. The workshop presents the latest data related to managing and motivating employees of all ages. The view, behaviors and attitudes of the diverse age groups are explored in a thought provoking approach that will leave you with the insights about how to work successfully with people from all generations.

This course focuses on four key aspects of motivation in law enforcement agencies:

  • The trends and challenges facing law enforcement agencies

  • The challenges of diverse groups (generational, gender and ethnic diversity

  • Techniques for motivating diverse groups and personalities

  • The supervisor’s style and how he/she should address motivating their personnel

 Instructor:  Lewis G. Bender, Ph.D.

Lewis Bender is Professor Emeritus at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.  Dr. Bender has researched and taught a wide variety of courses related to management and supervision.  He is a specialist in helping teams and organizations to become more effective and efficient.  Dr. Bender has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Georgia, and a Masters Degree from Wayne State University.

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Voice: (630) 942-2939

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