2000-Apr-03 Incentive Pay Considered Harmful
From The Joel on Software Translation Project
Original article: http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000070.html
"The idea was that you would get a big lucite tombstone the size of a dictionary when your product shipped. This was somehow supposed to give you an incentive to work, you see, because if you didn't do your job-- no lucite for you!"