Wicked Problem and Shared Economy

Assessment 1 Essay
Part A (10%, 1000 words due end Week 4 – March 20th 2015)
Within the urban space there has been a large growth of share economy businesses like Uber and Go Get. This
has led to new opportunities for a range of stakeholders (developers, residents, customers etc.) and also new
challenges for regulatory authorities (councils, environment planners and state government). In an urban
environment, this new share economy presents new challenges and complexities. Identify the relevant
stakeholders associated with share economy businesses operating in urban areas. Discuss how sustainable
development in urban areas presents a wicked problem for share economy businesses.