Re: [agile-usability] Re: One Of My Biggest Agile Problem.
- Jon Kern wrote:
> maybe you need to profile each developer with a psyche test...Blasphemy! You're obviously an devolved wretch of a being, craving that
> - extrinsically-motivated types get the punitive system and mundane work
> - intrinsically-motivated types get better and more rewarding work and
> whatever else they want
> BTW: i shudder when i hear government schools that are paying kids for
> grades and/or for attendance.
> i never responded well to punitive measures, but rather was most always
> driven internally. (okay, i'm human, i do like pats on the back. i do
> enjoy spirited problem solving discussions and architecture challenges
> with smart colleagues. but i like putting smiles on the client or fellow
> developers' faces most of all).
positive extrinsic reinforcement all of the time! How dare you consider
yourself to have any vestige of intrinsic motivation!
(for those with a fatally deficient sense of humor, I'm kidding.)
Agile Sadist... you know the rest.
- aacockburn wrote:
> I also have enjoyed this rampaging discussion immensely, even ifThat's a good point. The biggest complaint I hear about this list is
> it has precious little to do with agile-usability. It has opened
> some interesting doors for long-term inquiry in my mind. (Thanks
> Jonathan for that).
> Maybe now we can let this group get on with its regularly scheduled
> program :)
that the volume makes it too hard to keep up. Might I suggest that any
future discussion on this topic go to a more appropriate list? E.g.,