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Individual Performance Appraisals, Just Say No! Allen Holub

At the team level, what matters is the speed of the entire team. A single “superstar” tends to slow down the team because people end up waiting for that person to finish critical work before they can move forward with their own. The “superstar” is a bottleneck who slows the entire system because the speed of the system cannot exceed the speed of the bottleneck.