Swot Analysis Of Hilton Worldwide

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Strategy Statement Hilton Worldwide is an American global hospitality company. It is privately owned with 4,112 hotels with over 680,117 rooms in in 91 countries. The firm is operating 91 countries across the world. The company owns, manages portfolio of brands which includes; Wadorf Astoria Hotel and Resorts, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Doubletree , Embassy suites hotels among others. The Forbes Magazine ranked Hilton Worldwide as the 38th largest private company in the United States. Hilton became a public company on December 12, 2013 to raise an estimated US$2.35 billion. In 2009, the company ventured into the education sector by establishing Hilton Worldwide hotel. However, the facility was just training limited number of employees. The…show more content…
The company is operated by a total of 152,000 employees while 162,000 are franchise employees. These employees are situated in different continents; therefore, offering seminars and further studies becomes a challenge. The strategy of offering all of them with virtual education will ensure that they are all accessed. Also, these workers operate in 13 different time zones. The virtual classes will provide an environment that will ensure they get information at their own convenience. Evaluation is conducted to determine whether the strategy can exploit opportunities and counter threats effectively. PEST analysis can be used to analyse the external environment; including the analysis of political, economic, social, and technological forces. These techniques are important in considering all the factors that may play a part in making an informed decision on the workability of the strategy. In this case, the learning program will not be affected by the political instability; the online service offered is safe and convenient as far as security is…show more content…
If the organization is in a position to fund the plans, then the idea is viable. Also, the resources used should match with the profitability that will be realized. Offering training and education under a digital platform is less expensive. Also, the employees will not need to travel to other cities or countries to learn. They will have a chance to acquire knowledge at the convenience of their homes. Both the company and the employees will save on their resources. The employees will enjoy subsidized rates since the main reason for the company will be to equip the workers rather than make profit. On the other hand, the company will spend less in training as compared to offering the same training from different parts of the world or partnering with educational institutions. All the resources will be pulled together and the company will enjoy the economy of scale. 2.1.3 Culture
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