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Gerontology & Geriatrics Studies

A Comparison of US and Turkish Perspectives of Generations

  • Open or Close Michael J Urick* and Alperen Arslantas

    Assistant Professor, Saint Vincent College, USA

    *Corresponding author: Michael J Urick, Alex g Mckenna school of business, Economics and government, ST Vincent College, Aurelius Hall 215, 300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, USA

Submission: January 23, 2018; Published: April 19, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/GGS.2018.03.000553

ISSN: 2578-0093
Volume3 Issue1


This paper explores cross-culture generational phenomena, specifically within the context of the workplace, using Turkey and the US as comparisons. In a short discussion of popular press and academic publications, we compare perceptions of generational groupings in both cultures. In doing so, we find both surprising similarities and differences. We advocate that more research in the area of international generational phenomena occur in order to support or refute our preliminary statements.

Keywords: Generations; USA; Turkey; International comparison

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