There’s More to Nemawashi than Consensus

What happens when you fail to adequately prepare  something for transplant.
What happens when you fail at nemawashi.

A local grocery store has been doing some major remodeling. This summer they redesigned their parking lot, including new landscaping. A number of young oak trees were planted in the soil beds dividing the parking area into sections. This is a great idea. Previously the parking lot was quite bare and without trees to provide shade or touch of nature. However, due to a critical lack of forethought, these young trees sadly suffered the same fate as improvement initiatives have in many organizations.

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