We all know: Money does not really motivate. Especially for intellectual work (engineers, managers, ..) financial incentives can be even counter intuitive.
But what can a company then offer instead ?
Listen to Dan Pink in the video: “Autonomy: the urge to direct our own lives. Mastery: the desire to get better and better at something that matters. Purpose: the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves.”http://www.ted.com/talks/view/lang/eng/id/618