Motivating Technical Professionals Today

  title={Motivating Technical Professionals Today},
  author={Ralph. Katz},
  journal={Research-Technology Management},
  pages={19 - 27}
  • Ralph. Katz
  • Published 2005
  • Research-Technology Management
  • OVERVIEW: Having a highly motivated technical workforce is one of the key ingredients for fostering the innovative performance necessary for an organization to “stay in the game” in today's global competitive world. With increased business experience and perspective, technical leaders soon realize that they are better off having technical professionals with A-rated motivations and B-rated capabilities rather than the other way around. Or as Edison once remarked: “I have more respect for the… CONTINUE READING


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