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Is "Mikado" a japanese method?
Joined: Apr 12, 2005
May 21, 2013 06:55:05
Because of the name...
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May 21, 2013 13:03:09
The name of the method comes from it's resemblance to the Pick Up Sticks Game, which is sometimes called Mikado in Europe and mostly just pick-up-sticks in the U.S.
Mikado roughly translates to 'Emperor (of Japan)' and is also the highest scoring stick in the game. We think the game is a great metaphor for large restructurings.
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