I know I’ve read about a former Nintendo president who supposedly used to play go with underlings as a way to evaluate them, but I can’t find this information again. I’ve googled and found references to an earlier president (Hiroshi Yamauchi) that seem like the kind of guy that could have done that, but no references to this actual practice. Can anyone else recall having read about this? Would really like some more details.
I would also be very interested in information about anyone else doing something similar, it’s really the practice I’m interested in (as anecdotes for an article).