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Farm organizations with several generations provide:
Having several generations in your agriculture organization brings fresh ideas and skills. It also affects the dynamics of a board. Each generation brings a set of values, beliefs and life experiences that shape who they are and their view of the world. Each generation has its own personality traits, formed primarily by the people, events and situations of their teenage years. Those born at the cusp of two generations often identify with both and can act as mediators between them.
Researchers of the topic generally refer to the generation categories as:
By being aware of the influences of each generation, you can be better prepared to work effectively as a board. Recognize that there are differences in the generations.
The goal of the board of an organization is to work for the overall improvement of the organization and the industry. To be successful, it is important to remember that each generation brings a new perspective and varying talent. Working as a group and acknowledging and incorporating various perspectives increases creativity and productivity. Using principles of good communication and human relations strengthens the organization.