Assessment of Social Impacts on Local Community: Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

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Assessment of social impacts on local community: Wimbledon tennis tournament

Working Title:

Assessment of social impacts on local community: Wimbledon tennis tournament

Research Context:

The study is situated in events management domain, aims to identify and analyse social impacts of Wimbledon tennis tournament on local community applying Social Impact Evaluation Framework.

Research Rationale:

Research of social impact of events is one of the emerging topics in event management literature and has a great degree of importance for a variety of different reasons considering their short term, high profile and a relatively profound effect on everyday life of local communities. (Ritchie
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The questionnaire respondents and interviewees will be reassured that any information provided by them will be used for research only and will be dealt responsibly.

Research Timetable:

Activity/Week Autumn Semester Spring semester 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Desk research
Research discussion with the Supevisor
Data collection from Merton Counsil
Preparation of questions for the interviews and questionnaires
Editing of questionnaires
Distribution of questionnaires
Writing Introduction
Writing Literature Review
Reminder for completion of questionnairs
Analising primary data
Writing Findings, Analysis and Discussion
Writing Conclusion and Recommendations

Estimated Resource Requirements:

The estimated resources that will be required to complete this research can be divided in two

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