Curious about how the rise of "on-demand" businesses like Uber is reshaping the global economy?
International CES speaker Greg Portell (@gportell) of A.T. Kearney joined Jeff Weiner, Jeremiah Owyang, Gautam Ghosh and hundreds of others in tweeting about a new The Economist article being featured on businessinsider.com titled "The 'On-Demand Economy' Is Reshaping Companies And Careers":
The central thesis of the article is that:
"Using the now ubiquitous platform of the smartphone to deliver labour and services in a variety of new ways will challenge many of the fundamental assumptions of 20th-century capitalism, from the nature of the firm to the structure of careers."
The article provides several examples of how individuals and companies are navigating the "on-demand" economy, as well as an analysis of the macro-economic, regulatory, labor, venture capital and other forces that are coming into play as this new economic model evolves.
And while we're on the subject...
For more on the "on-demand" economy, watch this discussion on thelip.tv of a recent article on qz.com by Leo Mirani titled "The secret to the Uber economy is wealth inequality":
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