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Sharing Economy and Innovation Management in Creative Industries

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
5
ECTS credits
Course type:
Elective course
When:
2 year, 1, 2 module

Instructor

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Sharing economy or collaborative economy is based on common use of assets and cooperation instead of strict ownership and competition. Sharing economy is rapidly growing and changing business landscape and models of consumption. Examples of companies based on sharing are Uber, BlaBlaCar, Airbnb, Kickstarter and many others. Sharing creates many benefits but, by disrupting traditional business models, it also creates new threats and challenges.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding of all sides of sharing economy in order to use it for personal, corporate and social benefit.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of the nature of sharing economy and factors that support it.
  • Knowledge of main advantages and disadvantages of sharing economy for all stakeholders.
  • Ability to implement sharing in different businesses.
  • Ability to adapt traditional companies to sharing economy.
  • Knowledge of sharing business models.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Nature of Sharing Economy
    What is sharing economy? Ethical values and business goals. Why did sharing economy emerge?
  • New forms of business organizations
    Cooperation instead of competition. Distributed ownership. Inversion of firm. Platforms.
  • New forms of labor
    Freelancers. Crowdsourcing. Platform work: risks and opportunities.
  • New forms of finance
    Crowdfunding. Crowdlending. Crowdinvesting.
  • New forms of consumption
    Collaborative consumption. Prosumption.
  • Prospects for Sharing Economy in Different Fields
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Homework
    Presentation the research’s results by home task
  • non-blocking Exam
    Final presentation of student teams’ project
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.5 * Exam + 0.5 * Homework
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Acquier, A., Daudigeos, T., & Pinkse, J. (2017). Promises and paradoxes of the sharing economy: An organizing framework. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, (C), 1. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.a.eee.tefoso.v125y2017icp1.10

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Cusumano, M. A. (2015). How Traditional Firms Must Compete in the Sharing Economy. Communications of the ACM, 58(1), 32–34. https://doi.org/10.1145/2688487
  • Georgios Zervas, Davide Proserpio, & John W. Byers. (2014). The Rise of the Sharing Economy: Estimating the Impact of Airbnb on the Hotel Industry†. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.8EFB59E9
  • Juho Hamari, Mimmi Sjöklint, & Antti Ukkonen. (2016). The sharing economy: Why people participate in collaborative consumption. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, 9, 2047. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23552
  • SCHOR, J. (2016). Debating the Sharing Economy. Journal of Self-Governance & Management Economics, 4(3), 7–22. https://doi.org/10.22381/jsme4320161
  • Sundararajan, A. (2016). The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism. The MIT Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.b.mtp.titles.0262034573