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ItemAn intervention to improve students' class engagement of art department in China(Bangkok : Assumption University Press, 2022) Chen, Chi ; Rawin Vongurai ; Somsit Duangekanong ; Papitchaya WisankosolThis paper aims to enhance student class engagement. The four objectives of the action research are as follows: 1)To diagnose the current situation of the focal organization on student class engagement, 2)To design and implement organizational development intervention (ODI), 3)To determine the differences between pre-ODI and post-ODI of students’ autonomy, relatedness, usefulness, interest and student class engagement, and 4)To investigate the relationship of students’ autonomy, relatedness, usefulness, interest and student class engagement. The target group is the 45 students who study “Visual Communication Design” major in Art Department of Heilongjiang International University in China. Mixed research methods are adopted to collect and analyze the data. The Pair sample T-test shows that there is significant difference in students’ autonomy, relatedness, usefulness, interest and student class engagement between pre-ODI and post-ODI. The studies show that there is a positive relationship between students’ autonomy, usefulness, interest, relatedness and student class engagement. The qualitative analysis of students’ reflection reports and classroom observation feedback by three instructors justified how the ODIs employed in this research. Based on the findings, further actions should be carried out to have a greater impact on the long-term development.
ItemDesigning job stress management strategies for primary school teachers(Bangkok : Assumption University, 2022) Chen, KaiThis study focuses on the factors that influence the work stress of primary school teachers and recommends strategies to relieve the work stress. In this study, 294 primary school teachers in the Tianfu New Area in Sichuan China were surveyed using an online questionnaire. The quantitative results of descriptive and inferential statistical analysis show that ambiguity of role, workload, lack of autonomy and relationship with others have significant influence on primary school teachers' work stress. Based on the results of this study strategies for organizations and individuals to deal with teachers' stress were recommended.
ItemOrganizational development in tervention on service climate and psychological meaningfulness to improve employee engagement: an action research in a Private Family Hotel Samui, Thailand(Assumption University Press, 2017) Veerya Manapajon ; Sming Chungviwatanant ; Tayko, Perla Rizalina M.This research investigates the impact of organization development intervention (ODI) on service climate, and psychological meaningfulness to enhance the level of employee engagement, conducted in a mid-sized family owned hotel in Samui, Thailand by using the action research model. Various OD interventions were conducted on 27 participants over a seven month period from June to December 2016. The concept of Effective Change Management (Cumming & Worley, 2005) and Whole Brain Literacy (Tayko, 2010) were used for the intervention design process. The findings indicate that: 1. Service climate, psychological meaningfulness, and employee engagement showed statistically significant increases after ODI. 2. There is a statistically significant positive relationship between service climate, psychological meaningfulness, and employee engagement. 3. Only “length of service” in the demographic factor indicated a statistically significant positive relationship with employee engagement, while “age” and “department” showed no significant relationship.