Sharing your assets? A holistic review of the sharing economy

Akbari, Morteza, Foroudi, Pantea ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4000-7023, Khodayari, Maryam, Rahime Zaman, Fashami, parizi, Zahra Shahabaldini and Shahriari, Elmira (2021) Sharing your assets? A holistic review of the sharing economy. Journal of Business Research . ISSN 0148-2963 [Article] (Accepted/In press)

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Abstract

Even though academics and practitioners extensively apply the notion of the sharing economy (SE), the conceptualization and the literature construction remained disjointed and dispersed due to the lack of a rigorous attempt to understand the core concept of the SE. This concept is multidimensional, which makes its investigation essential for practitioners and academics. Based on a 15-year data set collected from the Web of Science database, our paper seeks to provide a pervasive science plot of the intellectual structure of the SE field. A bibliometric review method was used by studying documents published from 2005 to 2020, using the VOSviewer, Bibexcel, SPSS, and GunnMap2 software. Providing an overview of articles, authors, the most influential journals, and themes of research, we contribute to the literature on the SE by identifying and proposing six research groups in MDS analysis, six research clusters in HCA analysis, and future study directions. Eventually, the research acknowledges the theoretical contribution, the limits of the present study, and recommends further study directions.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Marketing, Branding and Tourism
Item ID: 34165
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Depositing User: Pantea Foroudi
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2021 09:07
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2021 09:11
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/34165

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