The paper "Exploring the Social Impacts of Events" is a perfect example of a Management Case Study. An event has been defined to mean a certain function organized with the aim of satisfying people’ s interest. Events are used to express talents and to entertain the viewers. Events have to be organized for a long time because strategies on how to ensure a successful event have to be developed by the management. There are companies that organize these events and therefore it is easier to organize an event through these companies. Globally, events have made histories because, in the process of expressing talents, there is identification and recognition of those who break the record in their areas of specialty.
There are several types of events depending on the types of activities to be performed in the event. They include kid’ s festival, Olympics, food and wine festivals, music festivals, cultural events, and football events and many more (Richard. 2013). When there is an event, there are impacts associated with these events. The impacts have been categorized into social, economic and environmental. It is obvious that an event has to undergo a process of planning and development and developing strategies to ensure the event is successful.
When all the factors that determine the success of an event are accomplished, there should be impacts that will either be positive or negative. These impacts affect causes both negative and positive changes in the region of the event (Mueller, et al. 2011). In this essay, we are going to analyze the impacts of an event to the region where the event was held. Focus on Melbourne Commonwealth Games held from 15-26 March 2006 Baum, L.(2008) Depicts how Melbourne has been hosting the commonwealth games from way back.
The event of 2006 had a great impact on the people of Melbourne. The games that took place in this event were Olympics and sport the Original commonwealth games that were played were; wrestling, boxing, rowing, bowls, swimming, and track and field. These games were organized and the countries that are the members of the commonwealth participated in these games. When it comes to other sports, commonwealth teams played rugby, basketball, netball, and hockey.
The competitions of commonwealth games were held in venues that Melbourne had created along with the cities in that region, especially in the central business districts. It is obvious that when these games were taking place, there were many functions that accompany these games. Facilities had to be provided for the athletes and other players from different diversities. Melbourne is a city comprised of people from different diversities and they all participate in any event that takes place around this region. In the process of events, there are many changes that take place prior to and after the events.
Take, for example, the cultural activities that took place outside the places where games were held, this is an example of many activities that accompany the main sports events. In this case, we are going to analyze the economic and social impacts that resulted in commonwealth games held in Melbourne. There were many changes that caused an impact both economically and socially and the people of Melbourne had to embrace these changes.
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