Searching for Value: Renato’s Truffles
Luxury is rooted in rarity. As "luxury" goods become mass products, people are turning towards unique, non-reproducable experiences to fulfill a desire for the rare. In this piece, a truffle hunter in Italy describes what it takes—from generations of passed down knowledge to the climate the soil— to produce white truffles, which even now, cannot be intentionally cultivated.
While on a Sensemaking book tour in Japan, ReD Associates Co-Founder Christian Madsbjerg sat down with Diamond Harvard Business Review’s Special Editor-in-Chief, Yuka Yamazaki to share the origins of ReD’s sensemaking process, why it requires human intelligence (not AI), and what sensemaking can do for businesses both in Japan and elsewhere around the world. This is a translation from the original Japanese interview.
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.