Platforms in the Sharing Economy: Does Business Strategy Determine Platform Structure?
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution › Scientific › peer-review
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2019)|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
|MoE publication type||A4 Article in a conference publication|
|Event||Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - Grand Wailea, United States|
Duration: 8 Jan 2019 → 11 Jan 2019
Conference number: 52
|Conference||Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences|
|Period||08/01/2019 → 11/01/2019|
- The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania
- Copenhagen Business School
businesses follow one of Porter’s two basic strategies, seeking a price advantage or a differentiation advantage; and 3) platforms that support differentiation-based strategies must provide more information to their users than platforms that support cost-based strategies. We located a database of 100 investment-grade sharing economy businesses to test our hypotheses. Our hypotheses received strong support from this database.