Ryan W. Buell, Ananth Raman, Vidhya Muthuram
Leadership & Managing People
Celebrated as one of the world’s premiere luxury hotel brands, Oberoi Hotels attracts and serves some of the most quality sensitive guests in the world. The case considers the challenge of how an organization, with a standardized service model, can repeatedly delight customers whose expectations grow with every interaction. To explore this question, the case details the design elements of Oberoi’s complex service operation, including its approaches to employee management and continuous improvement, as well as the dynamics of service competition in a rapidly growing market. Teaching Note includes links to videos intended for display during classroom debrief.
Developing employees, Labor, Motivating people, Product development, Supply chain