Searching for Value: Kevin’s Somewhereness
In a global, interconnected, “I-can-be-everywhere” world, sometimes the most decadent experience is to be somewhere. To be, quite literally, grounded in a specific place. From tourism to wine to fragrance, the qualities of place can enhance the experience and value of the product. Understanding how our things emerge from and remain forever tied to discrete locales is a critical way in which luxury pushes back on the encroaching global experience.
In this review of the most recent book by ReD Associates co-founder Christian Madsbjerg, Forbes contributor Michael B. Arthur provides a broad overview of Sensemaking, including theories about the concept from organizational behavior scholar Karl Weick. This is an excerpt of the review.
Michele McGrath talks to Helen Thomas, the Business Editor of BBC Newsnight, about the future of the British highstreet in this segment of the show.