This chapter will review legacy-management processes that have emerged in the last decade and comment on their effectiveness. Because legacy-management processes are still evolving and there remain gaps, loose ends and shortcomings in protocols and procedures, it will be argued that legacy management is still evolving. Indeed, it is a more difficult exercise than the management of the Games as an event. The following issues will be considered:
The diffuse character and variety of legacy objectives;
The problem of legacy assessment and its time frame;
The monitoring of legacy by an Olympic city and the IOC;
The policing of legacy;
Research into legacy management.
- Sport Participation
- Olympic Game
- Positive Legacy
- Host City
- Great London Authority
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Cashman, R., Horne, J. (2013). Managing Legacy. In: Frawley, S., Adair, D. (eds) Managing the Olympics. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230389588_4
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