The result is that developers know they are part of a culture that delivers quality beyond what the marketplace requires.
Note: HP
In some Japanese companies, notably Hitachi Software and parts of Fujitsu, the project team has an effective power of veto over delivery of what they believe to be a not-yet-ready product.
Note: power of veto
People who had ten years of experience did not outperform those with two years of experience.
Note: coding wars
In order to make the concept deliver on its potential, management has to be perceptive and secure enough to cut itself out of the loop. That means the data on individuals is not passed up to management, and everybody in the organization knows it.
Note: measuring productivity