Departing from clash between conventional taxi drivers and app-based ride hailing drivers in Indonesia, Prof. Rhenald shares his ideas and findings on sharing economy. He explains that sharing economy have existed in Indonesia since 40 to 50 years ago, which is well-known as "gotong royong" (mutual cooperation), yet the gotong royong concept have began to be forgotten by the people. Prof. Kasali believe that sharing economy does more good than harm to the society, and in order to make the good happen, we need to embrace change.
Prof. Rhenald Kasali is a tenured professor of economics in Universitas Indonesia. He decided to focus on social phenomenon and founded Yayasan Rumah Perubahan, a social entrepreneurship incubator with the purpose of pushing Indonesia's vast reformation.
Prof. Kasali has just been awarded as "Global Gurus in Management 2016" by The Global Gurus Foundation. This award established him as a top-notch economist along with Philip Kotler (Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University), Clayton Christensen (Harvard Business School), and Michael Porter (Harvard) among other awardees.
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