Starwood Hotels Worldwide Case Study

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The question of ethics appears during all our life. Most of the time ethical-decision moments make us feel lost and struggle over the question is it right or wrong decision. Turning to corporate ethics almost each company could be faced with organizational ethics issues.

The purpose of this paper is to examine organizational culture, ethics, values, and styles of the Starwood and Hilton Worldwide corporations. Furthermore, analysis of a case of the Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc. against Hilton Hotels Corporation from a perspective of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Also, provide other leadership theories that potentially could influence the behavior in given situation for a more positive outcome and preventing escalation of the issue.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. was founded in 1919 and was aimed to become one of the largest corporation in the world. Today is one of the largest and fast growing hospitality corporation in the world, with more than 4 700 hotels in 104 countries. Their mission is “To be the most hospitable company in the world – by creating heartfelt experiences for Guests, meaningful opportunities for Team Members, high value for Owners and a positive impact in our Communities” (Hilton
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Transformational leadership is characterized by the ability to implement significant changes. The leader of this type brings changes in the concept of the future development of the organization, in its strategy, culture, production and applied technology. Transformational leaders put the needs of employees on the higher level of psychological (self-realization of their abilities). Also provide opportunities for growth and development of individually (PATIAR & MIA 2009). The leader distributes tasks so as to increase inquiries and the ability of employees and match them with corporate objectives. It affects employees, involving them in
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