Developers that become accustomed to doing continual improvement tend to be happier developers because continual improvement gives them autonomy and a strong sense of making valuable contributions on their own terms. Don’t underestimate the morale boost.
The Quiet Crisis unfolding in Software Development
Bill Jordan

Great insight, I see this point as a potential game changer for a company with high developer turnover. This one little thing is what turns lunch breaks into happy conversation about work, versus disgruntled chats about how management does not care.