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Diversity and Tribal Thinking in the Collaborative Organization [report]

Celia Anca, Salvador Aragón
2019 Zenodo  
Two complementary factors define collaborative economics: the collaborative nature of needs (ends) and means. To qualify as collaborative, an activity must satisfy a shared need within a group. For example, car sharing is a response to a shared need for transportation. In addition, the sharing economy implies a shared use of need-oriented means within the group in order to satisfy a previous need. A clear example today of this is online crowdfunding: platforms used by lenders and those starting
more » ... and those starting up a business or project to satisfy investment and funding needs. This chapter will be divided into two main areas: the first will analyze diversity and the new forms of tribalism emerging in society; the second will deal with how tribes can be understood in the context of the collaborative economy, describing a few examples of how this tribal intelligence can help organizations to exploit and explore new business scenarios and new business models, as well as how to define a flexible structure in which multiple tribes can operate for the common good.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3548900 fatcat:jwp46oa4t5gubk3o2ylwwinaty