• Peers Inc

  • How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism
  • By: Robin Chase
  • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 09-06-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (7 ratings)

Summary

When Robin Chase cofounded Zipcar, she not only started a business but established the foundation for one of the most important economic and social ideas of our time: the collaborative economy. With this important audiobook, she broadens our thinking about the ways in which the economy is being transformed and shows how the Peers Inc model is changing the very nature of capitalism.
When the best of people power is combined with the best of corporate power to form "Peers Inc" organizations, a potent creative force is released. The "Inc" in these collaborations delivers the industrial strengths of significant scale and resources, and the "Peers" bring together the individual strengths of localization, specialization, and customization, unlocking the power of the collaborative economy. When excess capacity is harnessed by the platform and diverse peers participate, a completely new dynamic is unleashed.
In Peers Inc, Robin Chase brings her provocative insights to work, business, the economy, and the environment, showing:


How focusing on excess capacity transforms the economics of what's possible and delivers abundance to all
How the new collaboration between the Inc and the Peers enables companies to grow more quickly, learn faster, and deliver smarter products and services
How leveraging the Peers Inc model can address climate change with the necessary speed and scale
How the Peers Inc model can help legacy companies overcome their shortening life cycle by inviting innovation and evolution
Why power parity between the Peers and the Inc is a prerequisite for long-term success
How platforms can be built within the existing financial system or outside of it
What government can do to enhance economic possibility and protect people working in this new decentralized world

©2015 Robin Chase (P)2015 Audible, Inc.
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3 out of 5 stars
By Andy on 29-07-15

a deep look into this new economic model

Robin Chase does a good job of going deep into what makes these new economic models work. She lays it out from the platforms to the players to the customers. Narration is super.

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2 out of 5 stars
By ediaa on 27-05-18

Political Views Abound

I wished this would have been more about platforms and less about the author's political views. I would recommend Platform Revolution to anyone considering this book. It has some political references and opinions but is segmented into one chapter rather than, as this author chose to do, embedded throughout and a restatement in a political chapter.

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