Jarman, D., Theodoraki, E., Hall, H. & Ali-Knight, J. (2014). Social network analysis and festival cities: an exploration of concepts, literature and methods. International Journal of Event and Festival Management. 5, 311-322. doi:10.1108/IJEFM-11-2013-0034. ISSN 1758-2954
Social network analysis (SNA) is an under-utilised framework for research into festivals and events. This paper reflects upon the history of SNA, and explores its key concepts...
Theodoraki, E., Haija, S. A., Ali-Knight, J., Musinguzi, D., Omar, M., Canduela, J. & Bourne, S. (2013). The Events' Industry In Qatar And Social Behaviour Change Promotion Efforts: Green And Active Living Messaging And Anticipations In Light Of The 2022 Fifa World Cup. doi:10.5339/qfarc.2014.SSPP1124
Qatar's growth, in terms of economic and political influence, is documented extensively in the literature and part of the country's long-term strategy for future development i...
Theodoraki, E. (2013). Evaluation and legacy of the ECoC: event owners and event hosts perspectives. Economia della cultura. XXIV, 183-193. ISSN 1122-7885
Qatar National Research Fund
Generate an audit of current activities of various Qatari based institutions (public, private and voluntary sectors) linked to the promotion of green and active living via events.
Elicit constructive ...
An assessment of anticipated economic Impacts associated with the use of Pre-Games training sites by Commonwealth countries’ delegations to the London 2012 Olympic Games and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth ...
Edinburgh's festivals have traditionally been world renowned for their eclecticism. As their number grew and reach widened the coordination of the festivals became a complex and demanding organisation...
Green, S. & Theodoraki, E. (2012). What the UK construction and events industries learned from the London 2012.
Jarman, D. & Theodoraki, E. (2011). Strategic analysis of the Edinburgh FCTT: a framework for research. Economia della cultura. XXI, 441-454. doi:10.1446/36617. ISSN 1122-7885
Amara, M. & Theodoraki, E. (2010). Transnational network formation through sports related regional development projects in the Arabian Peninsula. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. 2, 135-158. doi:10.1080/19406940.2010.488060. ISSN 1940-6940
The exploration of the phenomenon of regional development through sports related projects in the Arabian Peninsula shows ways in which urban regeneration investment projects a...
Theodoraki, E. (2009). Organisational communication on the impacts of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events. 1, 141-155. doi:10.1080/19407960902992191. ISSN 1940-7963
This paper seeks to evaluate the ways in which the bid and then the organising committee of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (OG) assessed and communicated the event’s intended a...
Wang, W. & Theodoraki, E. (2007). Mass sport policy development in the Olympic City: the case of Qingdao – host to the 2008 sailing regatta. The journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. 127. doi:10.1177/1466424007077345. ISSN 1466-4240
The Olympic Games have emerged as a significant catalyst of urban change and leave
numerous legacies to the cities and countries that host them. This article will address the
Theodoraki, E. (2004). Sport management reform, national competitiveness and Olympic glory in the People’s Republic of China. Managing Leisure. 9, 193-211. doi:10.1080/1360671042000317289. ISSN 1360-6719
The paper traces the People's Republic of China's (PRC) efforts to modernize its public sector through economic reforms, and explores the effects of these on the country's spo...
Malfas, M., Theodoraki, E. & Houlihan, B. (2004). Impacts of the Olympic Games as mega-events. Proceedings of the ICE - Civil Engineering. ME3, 209-220. doi:10.1680/muen.2004.157.3.209. ISSN 0965-089X
Mega sporting events can be defined by their impacts and
complexity in organisation and delivery. This paper
reviews the literature on the features of such events and,
Theodoraki, E. (2001). A conceptual framework for the study of structural configurations of organising committees for the Olympic Games.
(OCOGs). European journal for sport management / European Association for Sport Management. 2, 106-124. ISSN 1029-712X
In recent years Organising Committees for the Olympic Games (OCOGs) have become increasingly interested in developing their Games specific management
know-how which enables th...
Theodoraki, E. (1998). The making of the UK Sports Institute. Managing Leisure. 4, 187-200. doi:10.1080/136067199375742. ISSN 1360-6719
The paper explores decision-making related to the UK Sports Institute (UKSI) which was envisaged
by ex-prime minister John Major as an agency that would co-ordinate elite spor...