Paul Bailo


The purpose of this research study was to investigate the perception of coercive power between Generation X born between 1965 and 1980, and Generation Y born between 1981 and 2000, within an organization’s workplace environment, to determine whether differences existed in their perception of coercive power - Senior Executive Coercive Power: Participants perceive senior executives use coercive power more than supervisors to motivate performance.


Leadership, Generation X, Generation Y, Coercive Power

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