Kaizen

There’s More to Nemawashi than Consensus

By Jon Miller Published on August 3rd, 2015

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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