Co-evolution of firm’s capability and environment : a multinational hotel case study
Citation: Quek , M 2011 , ' Co-evolution of firm’s capability and environment : a multinational hotel case study ' . in 27th European Group for Organization Studies Colloqium : EGOS 2011 . 27th EGOS Colloquium , Gothenberg , Sweden , 6-9 July .
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