A Longitudinal Perspective on Sustainability and Innovation Governmentality : The Case of the Olympic Games as a Mega-Event. / Kromidha, Endrit; Spence, Laura; Anastasiadis, Stephanos-Thomas; Dore, Darla.

In: Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 28, No. 1, 01.01.2019, p. 77-93.

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abstract = "The purpose of this research is to analyze how governance is related to sustainability and innovation in mega-events over time by looking at the Olympic Games as a case study. Three main contributions are made to management research and practice. First, Foucauldian governmentality is built upon and enriched with a longitudinal perspective by following the evolution of Visibility, Techne, Episteme, and Identity analytics of governmentality. Second, an innovative methodology based on interviews, a systematic documentary review, and software-assisted thematic auto-coding for a theory-led structured analysis is applied. Third, the theoretical and empirical contribution of this study on the longitudinal aspects of governmentality over different parties and outlets of information could be used to guide practical and strategic decisions for managers and policy makers. In addition to its scholarly importance, this work is needed because mega-events can have a sustainable long-term impact, balancing legacy and innovative change.",
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