Leadership in vocational education and training: leadership by design, not by default

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Author: Falk, Ian; Smith, Tony


This report describes a research study into leadership in vocational education and training (VET)organisations. It seeks to generate new information, theory and knowledge in an area of VET leadership and to gain insight into the conditions for and characteristics of effective leadership in VET now and in the future. The study focusses on the processes of leadership, as well as the characteristics of individual leaders, and draws on literature from a wide range of leadership studies. The theory of 'enabling leadership', which suggests that the effectiveness of leadership in VET depends...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Management; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Generic skills; Leadership; Problem solving skill

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2003

Physical description: 59 p.

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ISBN: 1740961331 (print); 174096134X (online)

Statement of responsibility: Ian Falk, Tony Smith

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 73.15

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