Sensemaking Series Pt I: When should I turn to the human sciences?
In this brief presentation, EU Director at ReD Associates and co-author of Moment of Clarity, Mikkel Rasmussen, discussed the three levels of business problems, and why the human sciences are critical to solving “Level 3” challenges: those where companies have a vague sense that “something is wrong,” but cannot clearly identify a specific problem and have no idea as to how to solve it.
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.
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.