Re: Motivation for Overtime?

Subject: Re: Motivation for Overtime?
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 1999 08:05:14 -0700 (PDT)

> > ... there are but two things that motivate
> > individuals
> > [to] work a lot of (free) overtime:
> >
> > 1.) Love of God, country, and company.
> > 2.) Fear.
> > 3.) Stock options.
> 4.) Bonus $$

5. Refusing to lower your standards and produce less
than the best possible even if the company doesn't
recognize the difference (there's a difference between
working OT happy and working OT mad).
John Posada, Merck Research Laboratories
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