What Do We Know about Developer Motivation?

T. Hall, H. Sharp, S. Beecham, N. Baddoo, H. Robinson

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)


Software engineers will do better work and stay with a company if they are motivated - as a result the success of software projects is likely to improve. The authors use the findings from their in-depth review of the 92 studies published in the last 25 years on software engineer motivation to give an overview of what managers need to know to improve motivation among their employees
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-94
JournalIEEE Software
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2008


Dive into the research topics of 'What Do We Know about Developer Motivation?'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this