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Generational cohorts, or generations, are groups of people who share birth years, history, and a collective personality as a result of their defining experiences. It is however important to recognize diversity within cohorts as much as the diversity between them.

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Sherman, Rose O. “Leading a Multigenerational Nursing Workforce: Issues, Challenges and Strategies.” Online Journal of Issues in Nursing 2006 11(2). Online: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/536480_2  (Retrieved on August 7, 2014)

University of Iowa School of Social Work. Supervision of Intergenerational Dynamics. 2009. Online: http://www.uiowa.edu/~nrcfcp/training/documents/Participant%20Packet%20Intergen%20Dynamics.pdf (Retrieved on August 7, 2014)

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