“Speaking at the Bloomberg Design Conference this week, Fadell opined on such differences while using his experience at Apple and Philips as an example,” Heisler reports. “Fadell explained that a key and yet often overlooked difference between Apple and other tech companies is that Apple ships 99% of the products that pass certain internal milestones. By way of contrast, during Fadell’s tenure at Philips – where he was charged with overseeing the company’s audio strategy – the iPod guru noted that Philips would axe 9 projects out of 10, even if a particular product was about to ship.”
Heisler reports, “That can’t be good for morale and certainly lends itself towards creating a corporate culture where employees feel as if their work doesn’t really matter all that much.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Fred Mertz" for the heads up.]