Who you gonna listen to?
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Higher-ups at Wells Fargo, Volkswagen and Uber all failed to stop unethical practices that had significant repercussions. New research offers some clues on why.
Uber has caused waves across the globe and is facing some challenges.
Global ride sharing app Uber, is experiencing different development trajectories in its two major African markets, Kenya and South Africa.
Uber is the latest Silicon Valley company to find itself accused of sexism.
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The escalating indifference with which Uber allegedly reacted to a software engineer's harassment claims is the norm in the corporate world, where enforcing civil rights laws is seen as a tax on profits.
‘My fellow disenfranchised Americans …’
New measure of 32 countries' economic balance places UK and US near bottom of the pile.
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Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven't solved the problem.
New technology and real-time data are breaking down the old transport system silos.
Roads versus public transport: for decades, these have been the battle lines in debates over transport in our cities. But a revolution in mobility is under way that will transform our thinking.
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Research into platforms like Uber and ride-sharing platform BlaBlaCar show high levels of trust thanks to clever design.
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Making products in our new economic age is fast becoming a partnership with customers, not just a transaction.
Indonesia’s ridesharing startup GoJek’s has local market knowledge and connections that helped it outfox Uber.
Better knowledge about the local market helps Indonesia's ridesharing startup Gojek beat Silicon Valley tech company Uber in Indonesia.
Ride-sharing app Uber is facing a new wave of legal claims after a landmark ruling on work conditions. But any triumphalism is deeply premature.
The ride-sharing app means different things in different countries. In Karachi and Lahore, it has highlighted economic inequalities.
Chinese dancers perform during the launching of a promotion in Shanghai in 2004, the year China became Coca-Cola’s biggest Asian market.
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Uber's 'retreat' from China has led to soul-searching about whether the country is worth it. Don't tell that to Coca-Cola and GM, however, which have found great success in the People's Republic.
Workers aren’t the only people worried about Uber’s business practices.
The gig economy is driving a resurgence in co-operatives.
Who’s in the driver’s seat?
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To maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks, we need to know how ride-share companies will affect public transportation.
Business leaders don’t have a crystal ball to predict future disruption but they can have a stake in it.
Business Briefing: we’re overusing and underestimating ‘disruption’
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Disruption might be a buzz word at the moment but it shouldn't be ignored. It may be impossible to predict but businesses can have stakes in creating it.
On the march.
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A century on from the UK's only ever general strike, the major federation for organised labour in Britain must learn to be more effective.
Meter taxi companies want to level the playing fields between themselves and Uber.
E-hailing services have vowed to revolutionise the transportation industry. But they've also left city officials scratching their heads about regulations and traditional metered taxi drivers fuming.
Taking the drive out of the car will change the transportation industry.
It's a race that's pitting the motor industry against tech giants and even the ridesharing company Uber. But what will be the impact when driverless cars take to the roads?
Taxi drivers protest against Uber in Melbourne.
The way governments have handled the compensation process for taxi drivers, as ride-sharing app Uber is legalised, is uneven.
Blue skies ahead for Uber’s new enterprise?
Uber's introduction of driverless cars is a big change for the company but the changes it has brought to the world of work are here to stay.