Please find attached a WALL STREET JOURNAL ARTICLE dated January 18, 2014 and a Harvard Business case study on Airbnb Internet company.
Answer any ONE of the following questions in Microsoft Word document for around 2-3 pages (Times New Roman, 12 font size, and double spaced). Quote your sources when answering the question.
1. What is the business model for Airbnb and how is it different from other Internet companies like Amazon, eBay, etc. Hint: To understand business models for Amazon or eBay – please visit http://digitalenterprise.org/cases/amazon.htmland http://digitalenterprise.org/cases/ebay.html.
2. How do you think, Airbnb will resolve the current problems facing the company? Please provide solutions in steps and focus on what strategy (or strategies) the company will use for each of these steps.