[UPDATED 25th - check out http://blogs.msdn.com/ericnel/archive/2008/07/25/the-reddit-effect.aspx as well]
Software companies have (broadly)
What I find interesting is the dynamics of many companies and their approach to developers. The following all bother me…
Underlying this is the simple truth
I spotted Mike T had posted something similar – and Joel gives a good insight into how to make a developer feel valued.