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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.