Rides booked through such apps as Uber and Lyft often can cost less and be more convenient than corporate car services and limousine companies, so why has the corporate world been slow to adopt these technologies? Uber serves 150 different cities and Airbnb's network of private residences spans over 34,000 cities across 190 countries--chances are that your employees can use these sharing-economy apps while traveling. On Call International, which surveyed 1,000 people over the summer, says the perception of safety and legitimacy might be deterring some business travelers--only 7 percent of business travelers report feeling safer using Uber than a taxi and only 2 percent said they feel safer when booking a room through Airbnb than a hotel room. But a bigger factor driving business travel habits is company policies. Most respondents (92 percent) say their employers haven't talked about protocol or guidelines for these services. And 73 percent report that employers have never talked about using them for work. Get the full story at Inc.com