Why are people around the world so very different? What makes us live, buy, even love as we do? The answers are in the codes. In The Culture Code. The Culture Code – by Clotaire Rapaille. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.). Rapaille has used the Culture Code to help Chrysler build the PT revered cultural anthropologist and marketing expert Clotaire Rapaille reveals for the first .
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Rapaille’s work has since revolved around the way psychological imprints and the reptilian brain inform consumer decisions as people develop these associations on a cultural scale. Set up a giveaway. In the next hour, I had them sit on the floor th elementary school children and use scissors and a pile of magazines to make a collage of words about coffee. In line with this model, Xlotaire offers a few tje of research.
His methods were a little shaky, but ultimately he was just rapaille to uncover larger patterns of symbolic thought, both Jungian archetypes and the collective unconscious, both no longer relegated to the realm of self-important untestable prescriptivism but larger than life and in living color, shrieking from each culture’s undercurrents, desperate to be recognized but just obscured enough to make it difficult.
Every imprint influences us on an unconscious level. His groundbreaking revelations shed light not just on business but on the way every human being acts and lives around the world. As far as it goes I think Rapaille’s analysis tends to be very insightful and on-target, clotaure the marketing success of his clients would seem to confirm.
Code is itself a quick fix, a band-aid, a second sound-byte. It was a bit of an introduction chapter for the entire book and seemed quite interesting. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
As it is, the bizarre conclusions Rapaille draws stand out more than the rest of the content. Chrysler marketed Jeeps in Europe as symbols of freedom.
Aug 17, Ashley rated it it was ok Shelves: I have a better understanding of Ameri Wow! In the first hour, I took on the persona of a visitor from another planet, someone who had never seen coffee before and had no idea how one “used” it.
It is obvious to everyone that cultures are different from one another. I think the truth is somewhere in between. There are two key concepts: He lives in Palm Beach, Eapaille. Jun 06, Pages Buy.
It’s also true that a few of his findings are overgeneralized or oversimplified or even questionable, but that tends to come with the territory, since social science is inherently somewhat fuzzy, so we can’t expect the same rigor, precision, and replicability as physical science. It was an eye opener for why we make the decisions we do about products. He is the personal adviser to ten high-ranking CEOs and thee kept on retainer by fifty Fortune companies.
I really expected a lot from this book.
The answers are in the codes. Feb 01, Ala rated it really liked it. Not perfect, but still deserve 5 stars as a reward. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Why is fat a solution rather than a problem? Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
The narrative, to my mind, gets offensive and extremely disrespectful at some points. The reasons for this are numerous and I will describe them in the next chapterbut it all comes down to the worlds in which we grew up. Beauty is our hope for redemption, although we can’t explain how thanks, romanticism. This book will be of interest to students of anthropology, psychology, culthre affairs, and marketing of course. In an era punctuated by Idiot’s Guidesdo-it-yourself clotaore, American Idolfad diets, People magazine, and SparkNotescultural anthropologist Clotaire Rapaille makes a perfect shelf-fellow alongside Steven Covey, Oprah, pore minimizers, and hoodia.
That one was ok i’d give it 3,5 stars but its best was also the free Kindle sample and the rest of it wasn’t nearly as good. See and discover other items: If you want to understand customers, Constituencies, and crowds, this book is required reading. Chapter Ten looks at how other cultures see the U. The more and more I got into the book I found myself wanting the author to go a bit deeper than scratching the surface.
The 80 Best Books of I have a better understanding of American culture and now know exactly why Trump was elected and will be able to predict winners in future races. He also outlines an interesting method for how he uncovers the codes, focusing on five principles.
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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Beyond these widely recognized generalities, Rapaille presents a variety of more specific cultural traits, often linked with consumer products, and that’s where his rapailel are more surprising and controversial.
I saw the high reviews, but I was sure I would be bored and struggle to finish it. The concept of cultures having Codes, and cultuge them for business, is really interesting and the book has certainly added to my perspective.
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