Towards Understanding of Software Engineer Motivation in Globally Distributed Projects

Liva Šteinberga, Darja Šmite
2011 2011 IEEE Sixth International Conference on Global Software Engineering Workshop  
Motivation in software engineering is reported to be a source for performance improvement, which leads to project overall success. Since it is a soft factor and difficult to quantify it is usually neglected. Research in this field is rather scarce and outdated. On the basis of a recent systematic review of software engineers' motivation we set an agenda for further investigation of the role of motivation in contemporary projects. As software organizations nowadays seek opportunities inherited
more » ... unities inherited in both -global software development (GSD) and agile projects, it is important to understand how different project environments influence motivation.
doi:10.1109/icgse-w.2011.31 dblp:conf/icgse/SteinbergaS11 fatcat:e3ipfd6tvnashi4zhddayomqyy