SHRM Foundation Executive Briefings These executive briefings summarize relevant human capital research and expert opinion to provide a concise overview of each HR topic. Ideal to share with senior leadership and line managers, these 3-5 page, complimentary briefings are a quick way to learn about each subject. For more in-depth information on many of these topics, please see our Effective Practice Guidelines series. Generational Conflict at Work: Separating Fact From Fiction Changing Our Perceptions of Older Workers Engaging Older Workers Strategically Developing an Employee Engagement Strategy Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap Social Media in the Workplace: Issues and Strategic Questions Employee Engagement: Your Competitive Advantage Wellness Strategies to Improve Employee Health, Performance and the Bottom Line HR's Role in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Leveraging HR Technology for Competitive Advantage Four Questions the CEO Should Ask About Performance Management Use and Management of Downsizing as a Corporate Strategy Other SHRM Foundation Educational Resources For permission to reprint or use this content, please contact the SHRM Foundation Program Manager. These products are made possible by your generous contributions to the SHRM Foundation. Please donate now to help us continue this important work. Thank you!