NRMA, the insurance stalwart has appointed international business expert Rachel Botsman to its board as a specialist director, as it explores entering the collaborative economy, with plans to offer shared services such as cars-to borrow or a ride-sharing platform accessible from a mobile app.
In this Q&A with FastCompany, Rachel talks about technology's impact on trust and leadership. More
In this episode, TED speakers explore our relationship with trust. Speakers featured are Charles Hazlewood, Simon Sinek, Rachel Botsman and more. More
Can ICT change how we define value and interact with money? On The Money is the fourth documentary film in the Networked Society series. This time we look at money systems and how connectivity is creating a new game when it comes to trading — both in value and trust. We visit Uganda to find a nation where cash is no longer king. More
In this article, Rachel explains that the way we trust each other has not advanced in parallel with the technology we have created and says, “Institutional trust isn’t designed for the digital age.”
What is the role of trust in building brands? Rachel chats with Mark Jones and JV Douglas of The CMO Show.
“Furthermore, on the worker side, the gig economy is lowering wages and benefits and shifting the economic risk onto workers. For young people, this is a threat to the future of their work, particularly if the gig economy model expands to other workplaces.”
In Session 4 of TEDSummit, Rachel discussed the fundamental shift in our societies away from an institutional model of trust and towards a distributive model. This new bottom-up model for trust is empowered by technology and is more local and accountability based.
In this interview for CKGSB Knowledge, Rachel talks to Chris Russell about where the collaborative economy is heading and why it requires a fundamental shift in understanding.
As part of the biennial ranking of the 50 leading management thinkers, Thinkers50 publishes a list of 30 thinkers who will do most to shape the future. Rachel Botsman was selected to be part of the list 30 thinkers who ‘have the potential to change the way we think about organisations and how they are run’.
CBS reporter Lauren White considers Gwynnie Bee as a new frontier for the sharing economy as it is subscription rental clothing service for women sizes 10 to 32–a market that has been overlooked by traditional businesses.
In this article, she explains what collaborative consumption is and why it came to be according to Rachel Botsman, as well as its other implications and usage.
Following the recent news that Volkswagen cheated emissions tests, a scandal that has dented the public’s faith in business, the editor of Management Today, Matthew Gwyther, interviews business leaders to examine what is trust and how important it is in business.
Matthew Gwyther, editor of Management Today, interviews business leaders to examine what is trust and how important it is in business. And he asks: if trust has been lost, can it be won back?
In this 10-year commemorative book, Founders Forum showcases view points of different thinkers and entrepreneurs plus timelines and infographics to show how the landscape of business and culture have changed in the last ten years.
Five years after publishing her theory of collaborative consumption, What’s Mine is Yours, global authority and TED speaker Rachel Botsman shared her insights on what’s changed since and what we can expect from the sharing economy with the Florence Guild audience.