Re: Motivation For Overtime?

Subject: Re: Motivation For Overtime?
From: "Elizabeth Ross" <beth -at- vcubed -dot- com>
To: "TechWriterList" <TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 1999 10:32:29 -0400

3. Stock options.

Elizabeth Ross
Technical Writer
V3 Semiconductor Corp.
beth -at- vcubed -dot- com
http://www.vcubed.com


----- Original Message -----
From: Anthony Markatos <tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 1999 7:54 PM
Subject: Motivation For Overtime?


| Question for all salaried Technical Writers:
|
| How are you motivated to work overtime?
|
| I seek responses for career planning purposes. All responses appreciated.
|
|
| My observations prompting the above question:
|
| In many of the software development organizations that I have been exposed
| to (especially smaller companies), salaried staff puts in much more than
40
| hours per week.
|
| The way I see it, there are but two things that motivate individuals at
work
| a lot of (free) overtime:
|
| 1.) Love of God, country, and company.
|
| 2.) Fear. Either fear resulting from 'threats' from the boss or fear that
| if Tom is working X hours a day and Mary is working X hours a day, I had
| better put in X hours a day, or else I will 'look' bad.
|
| Tony Markatos
| (tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com)
|
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