Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Fall 1992


Dundar F. Kocaoglu

Course Title

Management in ETM

Course Number

EMGT 520


We studied the internal and external motivators affecting engineers. We did a ranking of the most important motivational factors and a comparison between groups of student engineers and experienced engineers. No statistically significant differences were found in how the two groups ranked the factors. Individuals, however, did differ dramatically in what motivated them. The importance of understanding these subtle differences - particularly for supervisors who motivate them -- is stressed


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