Check out the Apple Japan company meeting


Ever wonder how we get the best work out of our engineers? Sure there’s the threat of getting fired. Better yet is the threat of, well, you’ll see. Here’s a game we played at our all-company meeting last week. We ask each engineer a fairly difficult question. Get it wrong, and you pay the price. In case you’re wondering, no, I did not invent this game. Larry Ellison did. He uses it with his management team at headquarters in Redwood Shores. Chuck Phillips cries every time. Safra Catz just grits her teeth and says, “Do it again, bitch.”