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  1. Introduction
  2. Kathryn Tyler
  3. The Tethered Generation
  4. Conclusion

Kathryn Tyler is a renowned author for the HR magazine. She has been an author since 1993 and has also taught in several universities; University of California, San Diego University. In the article, The tethered Generation, Kathryn Tyler (2007) used the marketing research reports and finds out that Millennials spend at least 72 hours in a week connecting with their parents and friends by either email, texting through their cell phones. More research shows that the children and young generation keep in touch with their parents at least three or five times in a day. This continues to far as when they join workforce and college. The parents have been involved in every stage and activity of their children life from making minor decisions to the big decisions.

Tyler quotes researchers and psychologists regarding individuals' potential downsides regarding the situation where they are tethered technologically to their friends and parents while still developing the capacity to plan, reach decisions and reason. According to Haugen and Susan, there is much evidence that millennials are struggling to make independent decisions, solve problems and engage in critical thinking (2013). One of the supporting quotes of Tyler's work Is the 2006 report that supports these theories ?Roughly three-quarters of executives and HR managers at 400 companies surveyed said that recent four-year college graduates displayed only ?adequate?

[...] The Tethered Generation Kathryn Tyler is a renowned author for the HR magazine. She has been an author since 1993 and has also taught in several universities; University of California, San Diego University. In the article, The tethered Generation, Kathryn Tyler (2007) used the marketing research reports and finds out that Millennials spend at least 72 hours in a week connecting with their parents and friends by either email, texting through their cell phones. More research shows that the children and young generation keep in touch with their parents at least three or five times in a day. [...]


[...] In most activities that we engage in our daily activities, there is the requirement to decide and take action. Using these devices, the young people have always opted to the easiest solution to any problem by first contacting their parents leading to dependency. The millennial generation is lucky however since they have a great potential to hunt for better expectations and to have a successful adulthood. The world will still pace in developing and changing as time goes. The world is entrepreneurial, and humans are always doing more research to create new things so as to ease and solve life problems. [...]

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