Using Other Motivation Factors

In addition to the top five motivators, there are a few other factors that you can use to motivate your team.

Rewards and Incentives

In Inside RAD, Kerr and Hunter chronicle the day-to-day activities of a rapid-development project (Kerr and Hunter 1994). At the end of their client company's first successful RAD project, top management met with the development team to figure out how to repeat the project's success. The team made many recommendations, most of which were accepted. Among other things, the team recommended establishing an awards program and listed a variety of possible rewards—recognition dinners with company executives, cash bonuses, vacation-time bonuses, gifts of appreciation (theater tickets or dinners ...

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