Friday, September 9, 2011
Culture as the defining element
High-performing cities stay high-performing cities, according to Geoffrey B. West, regardless of what industries come and go and what the national economy does. Culture is the most long-lasting of human creations and the hardest to kill. What is resilient culture? If culture is the lynchpin of resilience -- and of well-being -- how do we fortify it, help to create it, or enable it?