Case Study

Uber the bad guy: Does it matter? (Mini case)

3 pages
May 2017
Reference: IMD-7-1899

This mini-case describes the challenges facing Uber in early 2017 and how it has ended up being perceived as a bad guy. At the same time, it is growing very fast. So, does the bad guy image matter?

Learning Objective

Basis for discussion on “business and society.” Do companies need to worry about their position in society, and are there different rules for disruptors?

Keywords
Disruption, Ethics, Discrimination, Work Environment
Settings
Global, United States of America
Uber, Logistics and Supply Chain, Logistics and Supply Chain, Transportation
2017
Type
Published Sources
Copyright
© 2017
Available Languages
English
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