Airbnb- A Disruptive Innovator
The case is structured to achieve the following teaching objectives:
- Understand the emergence of innovative business models.
- Study how innovative business models help companies grow and gain competitive advantage.
- Study how innovation drives economic competitiveness.
- Understand various concepts like disruptive innovation, sharing economy, and collaborative consumption.
- Identify the role of entrepreneurs in any industry and the challenges they face while establishing a startup.
- Understand how Airbnb’s innovative business model helped it become one of the largest hoteliers in the world, without owning any assets.
|AN INNOVATIVE STARTUP|
|CONNECTING TRAVELERS AND AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION|
|THE OTHER SIDE|
Disruptive innovation, collaborative consumption, Airbnb, sharing economy, startup, service innovation, disruption, business models, marketplace platform model