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업계 1위 기업들이 선택한 기업교육 파트너

(주)메타컨설팅은 한화그룹, 롯데 그룹, 삼성전자, 현대자동차, SK Telecom, 넥슨, LG, IBM 등 업계를 리드하는 기업들의 파트너 입니다.
(주)메타컨설팅과 500여 고객사들은 교육을 넘어 실행, 전략을 넘어 조직 문화 차원으로 나아가기 위한 노력을 오늘도 계속하고 있습니다.

주요 파트너사
  • 삼성전자
  • 삼성화재
  • 삼성인력개발원
  • 한화큐셀
  • 한화
  • 서울아산병원
  • cj
  • cj제일제당
  • cj대한통운
  • cj올리브네트웍스
  • sk텔레콤
  • LG생활건강
  • GS
  • GS건설
  • 아시아나항공
  • 금호리조트
  • 동양
  • NH농협손해보험
  • 롯데
  • 롯데마트
  • 롯데칠성음료
  • 롯데제과
  • 롯데주류
  • 롯데호텔
  • 현대엔지니어링
  • 현대엘리베이터
  • 현대자동차
  • 현대모비스
  • 현대글로비스
  • 현대해상
  • 아우디, 폭스바겐
  • 기아자동차
  • 아워홈
  • hp
  • LH한국토지주택공사
  • IBM
  • 하나카드
  • 종근당
  • KCC
  • 한국관광공사
  • 한국지방재정공제회
  • 국민건강보험
  • KIRD 국가과학기술인력개발원
  • 한국원자력환경공단
  • 연세대학교
  • Cigna
  • 라이나생명
  • 부산광역시
  • 순천향병원
  • JT친애저축은행
  • Schunk Carbon
  • 인사혁신처
  • 국립외교원
  • KNNLife
  • 한국생산성본부
  • Roche
  • umicore
  • 제이푸드서비스
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • here
  • 한국기상산업기술원
  • 조광페인트
  • OJC
  • 대한민국공군
  • OTIS
  • abbvie
  • dreamcis
  • NSR국가보안기술연구소
  • 성신양회주식회사
  • 유니버셜문화재단
  • ucb pharma
  • BiziSolution
  • seoul global startup center
  • (주)세움
  • Huons
  • 영진약품
  • 서울장학재단
The Korea Times 기고 칼럼
대상 In Defense of ''The Old
특기 사항

KT 원문 바로 가기:

Who do yout think is more valuable to companies today: the young or the old? Based on my observation of and experience in dealing with large, medium, small, and multi-national companies, I believe that corporations tend to value the young more. This is chiefly because corporations are attempting to catch up with market trends and to become more innovative so that they can lead the industry. The same kind of thinking tends to apply when corporations try to change themselves and their cultures.


Most will agree that harmony between the old and the new is preferable. However, you'll notice that in contemporary culture, what's new is always more expensive, whereas what's old can be thrown away or abandoned. The more quickly the change happens, the more cheaply the old product will be sold. You can see a parallel phenomenon in culture change. Many Korean companies have been trying to change their cultures, focusing in particular on narrowing the generation gap between millennials and older generations. What’s notable here is that millennials' dispositions, tendencies, and traits are treated as absolute, unchangeable qualities, which means that older generations are educated to understand, accept and co-exist with millennials, instead of millennials' being educated to better fit in with everyone else. Understanding a different generation is absolutely desirable; however, there has never been such a focus on the new so far in our country's corporate history.


Thus, in whatever company I visit -- and I visit more than 100 companies a year -- if the corporation tries to change its culture, the older people tend to be devalued, which makes them unmotivated. This can impact the culture change negatively, because when something old is belittled before something new settles in, order and harmony wind up breaking down. Therefore, there should be efforts made to ensure that a correct and precise diagnosis about which part of "the old" has been problematic and which part is worth keeping and should be passed on.


This is why it's so unfortunate that when corporations pursue culture change, they tend to forget the value and potential of the older people. However, any company that has grown has done so due to the efforts of the older generation who consistently stuck with the company and helped it get to where it is now. For example, when I visited a client company, some executives complained about their positions and said, “I have worked hard for this company for decades, and was recognized for my obedience to my superiors. I showed blind loyalty to my company, I worked day and night, I was careful to distinguish between my private and public lives, especially by not socializing during work hours. However, while all of this got me high scores in the past, this is no longer the case, and these values do not make me credible to the younger ones. Of course, since the younger generations do not evaluate me positively, my company also began to devalue me.”


Given this, older generations should not be made into scapegoats, since some of them laid the foundation for the company's growth. Employees who have served for a long time may still hold the core values that enabled the company to grow in the first place, and these values may not be totally useless. Helping these older employees maintain their pride means that the company gets to keep something valuable and benefits from a smoother change process. Culture change cannot occur without the help of "the old."

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