Show Me the Money

Show Me the Money

Robert Jones (Enterprise Architecture Group of HP Corporate IT, USA), Rob Oyung (R&D Lab Manager at Hewlett-Packard, USA) and Lisa Shade Pace (Enterprise Architecture Group of HP Corporate IT, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 4
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-585-6.ch006


In 1988, this author received a promotion with a caveat—move from Atlanta (low cost of living) to the San Francisco Bay Area (high cost of living). But in the 1980s, that was the sort of thing that employees did to climb up the company ladder. My wife and I discussed the ins and outs for several weeks before I finally accepted the Bay Area job. To sweeten the deal, HP paid for my move, with inducements such as the following:

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