Young vs Old: A glimpse into the technology industry workforce relationships

Asok is an Indian intern in the famous comic strip Dilbert. He is brilliant and one of the most efficient workers at the office. Despite of his excellent performance, he is never hired as an employee and is often denied the use of company resources.

In these two Dilbert strips from 2006 and 2010, Asoks interaction with older workers can give us an interesting glimpse of the challenges faced by the technology industry.

http://dilbert.com/strip/2006-11-24

http://dilbert.com/strip/2006-11-24

Is there a real conflict between generations?
Does inter-generational teams affect the work environment?
Is experience still relevant?
Etc…

Source: http://dilbert.com/strip/2010-12-23

Source: http://dilbert.com/strip/2010-12-23

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