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Why Uber Can't Be Fixed And Must Be Shut Down

Posted on July 18, 2017
On Jan. 13, 2015, around 70 of Portland's 460 Taxi cabs protested fair taxi laws by parking in Pioneer square. Organizers want city leaders to make ride-hailing companies play by the same rules as cabs and Town cars. (Wikimedia photo by Aaron Parecki [Creative Commons license])

On Jan. 13, 2015, around 70 of Portland's 460 Taxi cabs protested fair taxi laws by parking in Pioneer square. Organizers want city leaders to make ride-hailing companies play by the same rules as cabs and Town cars. (Wikimedia photo by Aaron Parecki [Creative Commons license])

The problem at Uber goes beyond a culture created by toxic leadership. The company’s cultural dysfunction stems from the very nature of the company’s competitive advantage: Uber’s business model is predicated on lawbreaking. And having grown through intentional illegality, Uber can’t easily pivot toward following the rules.

Harvard Business Review article here

Related Topics: company culture, illegal operators, legal issues, regulatory enforcement, staying competitive, TNCs, Travis Kalanick, Uber

Comments ( 4 )
  • SKMDK

     | about 3 years ago

    @Philip Q Wockner WOW! You showed them! Dear Philip Q Doinkner, get a real job or apply for UBER, you sound like you belong there.

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