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ItemEstablishing a mindful leadership development pilot programs to determine its effectiveness in reducing employee burnout and improving work performance: a case study at Z&A Company, Myanmar(Bangkok : Assumption University Press, 2022) Myint, Khine KhineThis action research aims to study to establish a Mindful Leadership Development programs to determine its effectiveness in reducing employee burnout and improving work performance at Z&A Company.In today’s situation, Organizations are under pressure to perform and adapt to the changing environment, creating stress on the employees, translating to direct and indirect costs to the organization. Among the difficulties the leader of todayis facing, those of adaptive challenges are especially difficult. Mindful leadership skills, mindset and practice are recognized as an effective approach to managing stress, and has benefits of attention, well-being and improve work performance which longbeen major concerns in organization in Myanmar. Therefore, appropriate organization development interventions were designed and conducted at the focal company. Data was collected qualitatively through observations and interviews and quantitatively throughsurveys at pre and post-ODI stages.The impact of ODIs was analyzed at the post ODI stage and the outcomes indicated that Mindful Leadership Development Programs have reduced Employee workplace burnout and improved work performance. In concluding the research, the results were reviewed and the author gave recommendations for the further development of the focal company.
ItemMindfulness practice as a means to increase happiness and enhance service employees' work performance in hotels/resorts in Southern Thailand(Bangkok : Assumption University, 2023) Boonyapak Sirirat ; Kitikorn DowpisetThe objective of this study is to present the improvement of employees’ work performance in the hospitality industry in Thailand after mindfulness implementation, including some successful cases and factors contributing towards better work performance. A qualitative approach was applied to this research based on observations of all employees (n=50) through an "Open Space/Marketplace" workshop and interviews of all supervisors and some randomly selected employees (n = 22) according to their availability. The findings identified 3 major areas of improvement: participation in terms of communication; patients' understanding; and prioritization (planning). The study focused on all employees working at the organization. The results show how mindful practices can be used in an organization and how they can help people change in certain ways. This leads to better team performance and big improvements in the organization's overall performance.
ItemA proposed employee development program from objectives and key results: a case study of SG Group of Companies( 2019) Chayapol Charoenlarpkul ; Somchai TantasaneeNowadays, many organizations have to re-think about strategic management more than in the past to face with the situation which every resources and abilities could be calculated as exact number to gain the best profit for organization. Investment in human resources has become a very large topic within the business world, so employee development become a necessary factor which the organization must focus on as it affects to organization performance directly. Performance Appraisal or Performance Evaluation System which is one of the most necessary tools to improve human assets became the core issue of the discussion. The purpose of the study was to propose Employee Development Program using the concept of “Objective & Key Result (OKR)”. Quantitative data using questionnaires was obtained from 93 respondents at Power Plant Section by using purposive sampling method. The result indicated that only Organization Direction has a statistically significant influence on Work Performance. Thus, Organization Direction is the most effective factor that has a significant influence on Work Performance based on OKR concept. Even though the statistical analysis showed that only Organization Direction has a significant influence on Work Performance, interview statements demonstrated that all of elements within OKR have significant influence on Work Performance as well. Thus, all the element in OKR still should be considered, but the organization might focus on the Organization Direction as the first priority.