It's become fashionable to suggest that generational designations are arbitrary or a 'myth.' But social scientists can pinpoint generational and cultural changes with a surprising degree of accuracy.
Breach of a psychological contract in the workplace can irreparably damage relationships and produce a number of undesirable outcomes.
Smashed avo storms, news stories about lazy millennials ... Has anything changed in the 20 years since Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland?
It is 20 years since author Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland exploring the domination of baby boomers in public life. Is it time for a fresh exploration of 'generationalism' today?
Business Briefing: how the attitudes of the next generation are changing the property market.
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There's been a shift in attitudes to the property market over generations, from owning a home as a right, to owning a home as a commodity.
South Africa might want to consider raising its retirement age to 70 to cope with a challenge of an ageing population that's under-insured and relying on an already pressured public purse.
While it may be a surprise for some, seniors still enjoy sex. But assisted living facilities may work to keep the older lovers apart in an effort to protect them.
Baby boomers might not be boosting their health with a glass or two of alcohol a day after all.
It's easy to forget that in 1992, the Clintons railed spectacularly against the status quo. Fortunately, it's all on film.
By focusing on intergenerational inequalities that will eventually be reversed, we are framing the housing affordability question the wrong way.
The digital conqueror took to the stage in Edinburgh with some harsh words for the TV industry.
Hard living and formative years during which health issues were understood less than today are coming home to roost.
Contrary to popular belief, retirees are more likely to enjoy a healthier lifestyle than their counterparts who remain in workforce.
Much like the latest Zack Snyder film, the inter-generational war being played out in the press seems largely unnecessary.
Older people are politically active and have the talent and time to get more involved in addressing climate change. But in the US, they'll need some convincing.
We can't blame them outright for the housing crisis but baby boomers play a role as supply blockers.
Baby boomers have benefited from a golden age in pensions that that will almost certainly never return.
As the post-war generation retire, they're keen to keep learning.
It's become fashionable to blame those born in the post-war baby boom for all today's economic woes. But this is unfair – and wrong.
Research shows baby booms are generally bad news for the economy – at least for the boom's babies.