Browsing by Subject "Perceived benefits"
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ItemFactor influencing the customers to use online shopping platform for shopping cosmetics: a case study of people in BangkokNowadays social media highly influence people with the enjoyment of online platform such as chatting, watching, listing, working and/or shopping. The research has been gathered to survey and look into the points that impact consumers use of online shopping platform to shop cosmetics in Bangkok. The data were collected through questionnaire survey by distributing 400 questionnaires to 400 qualified respondents who are living in Bangkok and have experience from an online platform to shop cosmetics by using easy sampling techniques. Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) and Structural Equation Model (SEM) are used to test the validity and credibility of the model and to analyze the impact between factors. The study results indicated that eWOM and Relative Advantage have a direct considerable impact on trust and indirect significant influence on attitude towards online shopping. Moreover, the research has been found that relative advantage, perceived benefit and trust also have a direct significant influence on attitude towards online shopping. Thus, the online platform encourages people to seek and consume products as well as cosmetics, customers could select the willingness of cosmetic products according to their preference.
ItemInfluences of Destination Image on Thai Students’ Perceived Value and Travel Motivation on the Work and Travel ProgramWork and Travel is known as a program that brings students to work abroad during summer session. As the program is operated by the private firms, students' perception and reaction on the program are important in term of the prediction on the sustainability of the business. This research aims to study the relationships between destination image, perceived benefits and perceived monetary and non-monetary cost,which are time, effort, and possible risk, on perceived value and travel motivation. Questionnaire suvery was designed where 351 sets of data were collected from the Thai,forth-year students of a University. The results indicated that destination beliefs and perceived benefits affected both perceived value on the program and travel motivation while non-monetary costs affected perceived value on the program and affective destination image and monetary costs affected travel motivation to join with the program.
ItemA structural equation model of factors influencing Thai digital music piracy: a conceptual perspective(Assumption University Press, 2016) Pannawit SanitnarathornThis study presents a conceptual framework, using structural equation modeling, of the variables that influence Thai digital music piracy. From both the 1997 and 2008 economic turmoil to the technological leaps from cassettes, to CDs, to the Internet and the related peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing technologies, the Thai music industry has and continues to witness tumultuous times. More recently, broadband and Internet enabled smart phones have exacerbated the issues swirling around digital music piracy and the loss of revenue to both the music label houses and their artists. This study is therefore focused on the variables that contribute to factors influencing piracy. Music labels and artists need to understand the motives that cause users willingness to embrace illegal downloading and develop methods and markets to counter this act which is making business unsustainable.