Case Study 1: Step Into the International Olympic Committee: Strategic Decision Making and Ethical Dilemmas in Host Site Selection.
For this Assignment, imagine that you have been appointed as an IOC member. The time has come to vote on a host city for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. One bid in front of you is from Qatar. Utilizing outside research and this weeks assigned readings, identify potential concerns and potential benefits that exist should Qatar be selected to host the Games. Then, working through each step of strategic decision making, consider how you would vote when it comes to Qatar hosting the 2024 Olympic Games.
Submit by Saturday, a 3- to 5-page paper in which you do the following:
Using the template provided and in narrative form, explain how you, as an IOC member, would analyze each step of strategic decision making as it relates to whether you would select Qatar as an Olympic Games host site.
Evaluate the economic, political, and cultural components of this case study that would affect strategic decision making related to globalization.
The template includes the following sections:
A definition of the problem faced by the organization
An explanation of alternatives and/or strategies the organization may consider, focusing on internal and external factors
An assessment of the pros and cons of each alternative and/or strategy
An explanation of the long-term impact of each alternative and/or strategy
A selection of what you think would be the most effective alternative and/or strategy
An explanation as to why the alternative and/strategy was selected
In answering why your chosen alternative was selected, utilize a persuasive tone of writing, as if you were at a session of the IOC trying to convince fellow board members to follow the lead of your decision.
Be sure to provide a thorough analysis and explanation in your decision-making response, citing all sources using APA format.
SOURCES YOU MUST USE (you may use others along with these):
Textbook: Globalizing Sport: How Organizations, Corporations, Media, and Politics are Changing Sport: Chapter 2 (attached in files)