Journal article

Managing spaces: (Re)working relations of strategy and spatiality in vocational education and training

D Mulcahy

Studies in Continuing Education | Published : 2007


The adoption of a more 'open' national training market in vocational education and training (VET) in Australia has led to considerable changes in VET organizations and considerable challenges for VET managers. Recent research has established the critical role that 'strategy' plays in leading and managing these organizations and the significance of strategic management as a field of managerial practice within VET. In this article, I further examine the role of strategy in the management of VET organizations by giving attention to issues of space and spatiality. Deploying concepts from actor-network theory and drawing on case data collected from VET organizations, I address strategy as a spati..

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