Impact of the Sharing Economy in Germany

The aim of the research project i-share is to capture the economic, ecologic and social impact of the sharing economy in Germany.

5th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy

Date: 28th to 29th June 2018

Location: University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

More than 50 papers and projects have been selected for presentation at the 5th IWSE. Researchers from 15 countries will present their current work on the sharing economy. We invite researchers, PhD students and students interested in the sharing economy to discuss these research projects.

 

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We are glad to announce that Cambridge Scholars Publishing will publish the best conference papers in the volume 'Perspectives on the Sharing Economy'. This volume will bring together short papers that all focus on the sharing economy phenomenon, yet examine the subject from different disciplinary angles, thus providing a coherent and comprehensive overview of research on the sharing economy. Short paper contributions will be selected in a competitive process from all papers invited for presentation at the 5th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy on June 28/29 in Mannheim (Germany). Authors will be informed by the end of June and will have to prepare a short paper of 2000 words until the end of July.
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We invite project and paper contributions that are grounded in different disciplines and theoretical perspectives. Contributions can be conceptual, methodological or empirical. Please submit an abstract till March 31, 2018.
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From which perspectives do researchers study the sharing economy? How can the sharing economy contribute to social sustainability in Germany? Can sharing business models be applied in the energy sector? How do communities manage themselves? Which factors influence sustainable entrepreneurial actions in the sharing economy? Around 30 researchers from different academic backgrounds came together for the i-share research workshop at the University of Mannheim on November 8th 2017 to discuss these questions.
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Symposium on Continuities, Disruptions and Management in the Sharing Economy: To advance the understanding of the sharing economy, with particular attention to its relation to the classic in management and organizational scholarship; and to explore methods suitable to grasp the sharing Economy as an object of inquiry.
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On November 8th 2017, a workshop on current research on the sharing economy will take place at the University of Mannheim, Germany. Paper contributions can be conceptual, methodological or empirical. Please submit a short paper till September 15th.
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5th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy - Best Paper Proceedings 'Perspectives on the Sharing Ecomomy'
A look back at the second i-share Research Workshop
Call for Contribution: 5th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy - June 28/29 in Mannheim, Germany
Dr. Achim Oberg
Dr. Dominika Wruk
Call for Paper - Research Workshop: Taking Stock of and Theorizing the Sharing Economy: Variety, Trajectories, and Consequences
Symposium on the Sharing Economy at the University of Sussex in Brighton on December 15th 2017
Dr. Achim Oberg
Dr. Dominika Wruk