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Table 1 Characteristics of X, Y, and Z generations (Oz, 2015; Singh, 2014)

From: Technological innovation in architecture and engineering education - an investigation on three generations from Turkey

Generation X Generation Y Generation Z
Sensitive and respectful to authority Devoted to their independence An integrated life with technology
Develop a sense of belonging to the workplace Like to spend time individually Don’t have a sense of belonging to the workplace
Realistic Familiar with technology Doesn’t like to spend time outdoors
Use technology as a necessity Multiprocessing abilities Creative
Shopping enthusiast Impatient Love being alone
Work to live Attach Importance to Status Conscious and confident of their aims