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A Qualitative Analysis of the Business Models of Shared Workspaces


Abstract The emergence and fast growth of shared workspaces have attracted increasing attention from investors, practitioners, and researchers. Overall, this industry is still at an early stage of development and the business models of shared workspace providers are still evolving. To enhance the understanding of the different business models adopted by the leading shared workspace providers, I conduct an in-depth qualitative analysis of three current market leaders - Regus, WeWork, and UrWork – using the Business Model Canvas proposed by Osterwalder (2008). My analysis suggests that shared workspace providers creates value by offering three tiers of services: (1) satisfying users’ needs for physical office spaces, (2) helping them build an enterpri... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor He, Chi (Author) / Shen, Wei (Advisor) / Chen, Xinlei (Advisor) / Gu, Bin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Business administration / shared workspaces / UrWork / WeWork
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 68 pages
Language Chinese
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Business Administration 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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