The Dinosaur Fallacy - 6 Stereotypes of Older Executives
“You think I respect your opinion when your hairline looks that disrespectful?” This is the battle cry of ‘OK boomer’— a movement by Generation Zers and young millennials against the older generation. It attacks perceived boomer resistance to tech, boomer climate change denial, boomer marginalization of minority groups, and general boomer cynicism about the values of Gen Z and young millennials.
Age stereotyping remains widespread. From popular culture to workplace discrimination, it can expose companies to legal and reputational risk, undermine talent management and damage the prospects of senior executives. We unpack 6 stereotypes. And we find that older executives are anything but dinosaurs…
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