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Dr Alana Thomson

Lecturer, Management





Brisbane Campus, Online

Key issues of health and safety for workers in residential aged care: An expert study

Understanding the interplay between event communications and local business decision-making using signalling theory: the case of the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Women’s professional sport leagues: a systematic review and future directions for research

Delivering on social good - corporate social responsibility and professional sport: a systematic quantitative literature review

Given the rising global use of corporate social responsibility (CSR) by professional sport...

Large-Scale Sport Events and Resident Well-Being: Examining PERMA and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

The political economy of mass sport participation legacies from large-scale sport events: A conceptual paper

Sport event studies have demonstrated that relevant stakeholders must share objectives and...

Virtual Reality for Better Event Planning and Management

A systematic quantitative literature review of empirical research on large-scale sport events’ social legacies

The potential to realise social legacies through hosting large-scale sport events has gained...

From legacy rhetoric to business benefits: A case study of the gold coast 2018 commonwealth game

Bids for large-scale sporting events and the accompanying political rhetoric typically include...

Sport event legacy: A systematic quantitative review of literature

The study of sport event legacies has grown rapidly since 2000 across a number of disciplines...

Using transdisciplinary research to examine talent identification and development in sport

Effective sport talent identification and development (TID) programmes are integral to a nation’s...

Sport participation legacy and the olympic games: The case of sydney 2000, london 2012, and rio 2016

Sport participation as a legacy of the Olympic Games (OG) has frequently featured as a component...

Event leverage and sport mega-events

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The social and environmental consequences of hosting sport mega-events

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Conceptualizing sport event legacy

Events legacies have become a common feature in the public policy rhetoric surrounding sport...

Intercommunity sport events: Vehicles and catalysts for social capital in divided societies

Sport events are believed to promote dialogue, integration, and peaceful understanding among...

Ganma theory and third-sector sport-development programmes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth: Implications for sports management

Sport-development programmes provide opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...