Hilton Hotel Case Study Summary

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The aim of this case study is to investigate the applicability and functionality of organizational theories in Hilton Hotels Corporations. The first part of this case study is concerned about the compatibility between Hilton Hotels mission with its activity and purpose. Also, another aspect of this paper is to present the suitability of organizational theories referring to Human Resources Theory, System and Contingency Theory. In order to uphold this report, I will conduct a SWOT Analysis of Hilton Hotel Business. The last part of this paper presents a critically important aspect of a successful business in regards to the Hilton Hotels CSR programs and initiatives. One of the largest and outstanding growing hospitality companies in…show more content…
The Hilton Hotels Corporation mission is ” to be the most hospitable company on the planet – by creating genuine experiences for Guests, significant opportunities for Team Members, high value for Owners and positive effects in our Communities”. This mission is supported by the following activity programs: the well known Hilton HHonors guest loyalty program that enables members to choose benefits based on personal preferences, let the most precious guests to be recognized on-property and 100% satisfaction guarantee policy. Hilton Hotel company appreciates the value of its staff and uses internal marketing to retain them and make them feel esteemed. Hilton Apprenticeship Academy opportunities offer on-the-job training from professionally certified experts, on location mentors, remarkable opportunities for development and accomplishment across the organization. Building a culture of "giving back" means working with others, set up associations with an assortment of philanthropies and associations concentrated on doing great all…show more content…
Put simply, it means that if a certain managerial style or conditions are applied then individuals will respond in a predictable way. The major characteristic of the hospitality industry is the role of people and the direct contact and interaction between staff and customers. This being said, the classical theory is not satisfactory in Hilton Hotels case. The human relations’ theory proposed by Elton Mayo and his experiments states that because organizations are composed of humans, focusing on human need and motivation is the way to bring the optimal output. Hilton Hotels as a business places the people as a key resource of the organization. An individual’s identity is strongly associated with his or her group. They should be considered less an individuals and more as members of the group (Mayo, 2005).In doing so, Hilton Hotels offers an innovative e-learning platform represented by Hilton University online for its employees, varied opportunities for growth such as graduated development programs: “Elevator”, “Finesse Finance”,”MDP”. Another important application of human resource theory is that the Hilton Hotels organizations are structured to support front line workers and provides the resources necessary for them to serve customers effectively. Every Hilton employee is empowered to take actions and do what
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