London’s Olympic Ambassadors: a legacy for public policy implementation?
Harris, Margaret (2012)


As a contribution to current discussions about securing a legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this article considers whether there are lessons for public policy implementation around volunteer involvement. Drawing on the case of the Team London Ambassadors programme,
which encompassed 8,000 volunteers during the Games period, the article considers the scope for an expanded role for United Kingdom public sector organisations in the recruitment, training and management of volunteers in the future.


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