Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisorToohey, Kristine
dc.contributor.authorFrawley, Stephen Michaelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-23T02:28:30Z
dc.date.available2018-01-23T02:28:30Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.25904/1912/34
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/366310
dc.description.abstractOrganising the Olympic Games is a highly complex management task that involves many individuals and stakeholder groups. In 2000, Australia’s largest city, Sydney, staged the Summer Olympic Games. The agency given primary responsibility for the staging of these Games was the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG). Two additional organisations also played a significant role in the organisation of the Sydney Games. These two organisations were the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the New South Wales (NSW) Government. This doctoral research investigated the part played by the AOC, as the host national Olympic committee (NOC), in the organisation of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. The study examined the AOC’s involvement in the establishment of an independent Olympic agency that was called the SOCOG Sports Commission (SSC). The research explored the impact of the SSC on the organisation and management of the SOCOG Sport Program at the Sydney Games, which was managed by a SOCOG functional area known as the SOCOG Sport Program. The study investigated how the organisational power relations maintained by the AOC, through the formation of the SSC, influenced and shaped the management of the SOCOG Sport Program, and whether as a result of this involvement the organisation of sport received a high priority within SOCOG.en_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherGriffith Universityen_US
dc.publisher.placeBrisbaneen_US
dc.rights.copyrightThe author owns the copyright in this thesis, unless stated otherwise.en_US
dc.subject.keywordsOlympic Games organisationen_US
dc.subject.keywordsSydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG)en_US
dc.subject.keywordsSummer Olympic Gamesen_US
dc.titleOrganising Sport at the Olympic Games: THe Case Study of Sydneyen_US
dc.typeGriffith thesisen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Business Schoolen_US
gro.rights.copyrightThe author owns the copyright in this thesis, unless stated otherwise.
gro.hasfulltextFull Text
dc.contributor.otheradvisorTaylor, Tracy
dc.contributor.otheradvisorZakus, Dwight
dc.rights.accessRightsPublicen_US
gro.identifier.gurtIDgu1336708455603en_US
gro.source.ADTshelfnoADT0en_US
gro.source.GURTshelfnoGURT1178en_US
gro.thesis.degreelevelThesis (PhD Doctorate)en_US
gro.thesis.degreeprogramDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)en_US
gro.departmentGriffith Business Schoolen_US
gro.griffith.authorFrawley, Stephen Michael


Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record