Gerry La Londe-Berg
Although demographics and life experiences have affected various generations the harm is done when this knowledge morphs into stereotypes. Other personal attributes are more important, such as: Individual experiences, strengths, political and class views, and of course, gender, as well as the type of bureaucracies we have worked in which are all more influential. I think the generational attributes are used so much is they are "so darn convenient" for trainers or speakers. I don't oppose their use because they add reference but there are many other common attributes which might also inform our thinking.