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Author(s): Lima, F. de A.
Pereira, L.
Santos, J. P.
Lopes da Costa, R.
Dias, Á.
Date: 2022
Title: Olympic and paralympic games project structure and governance
Volume: 13
Number: 1
ISSN: 1938-0232
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.4018/IJITPM.290420
Keywords: Megaprojects
Olympic games
Paralympic games
Project governance
Project management
Project struture
Sport management
Abstract: The Olympic and Paralympic Games is a megaproject that involves huge investment and time effort from public and private entities to take place, and it has been facing issues to find host candidate citiesrecently. This paper focuses on the private side of the megaproject and discussesthe Organizing Committee for Olympic Games (OCOG) project governance and structure taking advantage of Rio 2016 case to detail project phases, reporting, and governance structures. The paper presents the OCOG as a single purpose entity (SPE) and uses Rio 2016 as a case study. A multi-method qualitative research was conducted to understand OCOG project environment and particularities. The role and participation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in OCOG daily life could be improved to support the pressure for games cost reduction as well as to increase the games hosting attractiveness. This work contributes for the Olympic Games project environment understanding by future OCOGs.
Peerreviewed: yes
Access type: Embargoed Access
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