This paper reports the results of a national survey of members of ACM's SIGSOFT (Special Interest Group for Software Engineering) on key factors for motivation. The results are compared to the national norms for business application programmer/analysts, established through the same survey methodology.
Couger, J. Daniel, "MOTIVATION NORMS FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERS VERSUS THOSE FOR PROGRAMMER ANALYSTS" (1986). ICIS 1986 Proceedings. 22.