The Main Event: Best Practices for Managing Mega-Sports Events

For organizers of large-scale sports events, the pressure is significant. Today, as never before, the expectations for these events are on the rise, with each event raising the bar for the next. Political maneuvering and organizational effectiveness remain constant flashpoints, while new issues such as emerging technology and security concerns are forcing organizers to review their strategies and consider more innovative approaches.

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Measuring Globalization

“Unsatisfactory” is the word that best describes the contemporary debate over globalization. There seems to be a consensus that globalization – whether economic, political, cultural, or environmental – is defined by increasing levels of interdependence over vast distances. But few people have undertaken the task of actually trying to measure those levels of interdependence. For instance, how do we determine the extent to which a … [ Read more ]