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And in a bad culture other priorities can be more important. As an employee your job is to adapt and support the business. Writing tests in a culture that doesn't value the time spent is not helpful.

The problem is that the "bad culture" wastes more time and mental strain on addressing the consequences of the lack of tests than it would spend maintaining a proper test suite.

This waste exhausts morale.

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