University of Hertfordshire

Co-evolution of firm’s capability and environment: a multinational hotel case study

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  • Mary Quek
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication27th European Group for Organization Studies Colloqium
Subtitle of host publicationEGOS 2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event27th EGOS Colloquium - Gothenberg, Sweden
Duration: 6 Jul 20119 Jul 2011


Conference27th EGOS Colloquium


This paper is a preliminary attempt to integrating co-evolutionary and dynamic capabilities concepts to evaluate the historical evolution of a multinational hotel firm. By examining Hilton Hotel International’s initial development, this paper illuminates how hotel developed capabilities in a dynamic environment over time. In addition, it highlights how international hotel and airline industries co-evolved rapidly, although international hotel was initially driven by government’s political agenda

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