Adapting Project Management Processes to the Management of Special Events: An Exploratory Study
Thomas, Michael, Adams, John, Academy of Strategic Management Journal
The number, size and complexity of what are called "special even." haves increased significantly over the last three decades. Examples of special events include: civic events, meetings and conferences, expositions, fairs and festivals, and hallmark events such as the Olympic Games, sporting events, and a variety of other similar activities (Goldblatt, 2003). Sporadic reports indicate that Project management processes are increasingly being used to implement such special events. This paper explores event literature on this phenomenon and comments on how, from both a project management and an event management perspective, the project management process can facilitate a more …
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Publication information: Article title: Adapting Project Management Processes to the Management of Special Events: An Exploratory Study. Contributors: Thomas, Michael - Author, Adams, John - Author. Journal title: Academy of Strategic Management Journal. Volume: 4. Publication date: January 1, 2005. Page number: 99+. © The DreamCatchers Group, LLC 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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