With respect to more specific aspects of job motivation, Couger
(1988) identified the top motivating factors for analysts and programmers as: the work itself, opportunity for achievement, opportunity for advancement, pay and benefits, recognition, and increased responsibility.
In an experiment to compare effectiveness in requirements determination using computer conferencing versus face-to-face communication, Couger
, Higgins, and McIntyre (1993) found that that computer conferencing promoted equality of participation, greater expression of ideas, and development of a "group" memory.
The boards of directors of State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) and State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company elected Matt Mrozek and John Couger
assistant secretaries of the State Automobile Mutual and State Auto Property/Casualty companies.