Date of Submission

December 2005


Management education for police officers has played a significant role in the desired transformation of police services around the world from vocational to professional status. This thesis reports research that employed qualitative and quantitative data collection methods to investigate the factors affecting participation and performance of Queensland Police Service officers who undertook the Management Development Program by distance education mode.

Document Type


Access Rights

Open Access


317 pages

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Faculty of Education