In this paper, we describe our investigation of the motivational differences between project managers and developers. Motivation has been found to be a central factor in successful software projects. However the motivation of software engineers is generally poorly understood and previous work done in the area is thought to be largely out-of-date. We present data collected from 6 software developers and 4 project managers at a workshop we organized at the XP2006 international conference.
|Title of host publication
|In: Procs of the 6th Joint Meeting on European software engineering conference and the ACM SIGSOFT symposium on the foundations of software engineering.
|Published - 2007