• Paul Bailo Mercy College School of Business
Keywords: Leadership, Generation X, Generation Y, Coercive Power


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.

Author Biography

Paul Bailo, Mercy College School of Business

Dr. Paul Bailo 
Mercy College School of Business
United States

Paul J. Bailo received his Ph.D. in International Management & Innovation from the International School of Management and has taught at Mercy College , New York University and Yale University.  His research interests include: Executive Management, Ego Management, Managerial Analytics and Decision Making and Coercive Power in the work place.  He has published in the WSJ, CNN and Money Magazine and the Journal of Management and Innovation and presented his work at major national conferences including the Global Banking Summit meetings.  He joined Mercy College in 2014 and has been teaching managerial Analytics and Management courses at the School of Business.


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