Intriguing: ““In Japanese car factories […] if a part isn’t perfect, the worker refuses to install it. And the entire assembly line stops. Detroit was horrified by this idea. Keeping the assembly line going is the holy grail. Guess what? The line doesn’t get stopped very often. Things get better, fast.””:http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2007/04/in_praise_of_a_.html