C2G2 seminar on ‘The Olympics, risk and governance’


Today’s C2G2 seminar by Will Jennings considered some of the pressures of so-called ‘institutional isomorphism’ in Olympic governance, with the increasing influence of risk management, the role of measurement instruments such as impact assessments as a source of legitimacy, and the growth of a global network of Olympic consultocrats and  professional service firms who carry knowledge and experience from one Olympics to the next. The PowerPoint slides from today’s talk are here.

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