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    An analysis of support goals: a perspective from support providers 

    Nuchada Dumrongsiri (2009)

    People need support from family and friends to cope with everyday stresses and crises. However, people do not always perceive support as helpful or appropriate. Whether support is viewed as helpful or hurtful may depend on the approach and goals preferred differently by people from different cultures. Giving advice is problematic and difficult for advice providers in the Western cultures because they encounter conflicting goals (Goldsmith, 1992). One goal is to provide helpful advice, whereas another goal is not to threaten advice recipients' ...
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    Exploring bloggers' motivation and behavior in Thailand 

    Nuchada Dumrongsiri; Vikanda Pornsakulvanich (2009-06)

    Blogs have evolved exponentially as a global phenomenon where scholars have attempted to answer why and how people use blogs. An active weblog requires a long-term commitment and much effort from a host to frequently update the contents as well as from users to regularly interact with the webblog. Thus, an investigation on what motivate people to blog interactively may help us develop and promote blog usage to fulfill various needs of the users better. This study serves two purposes: (a) to discover the reasons why people blog and (b) to ...
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    Personality traits and demographic profile predicting social networking site usage in Thailand 

    Vikanda Pornsakulvanich; Nuchada Dumrongsiri (2012)

    The present study examined the influence of the Big Five personality traits (i.e., Emotional Stability, Extraversion, Openness to Experience, Agreeableness, and Conscientiousness) on the amount of social networking sites (SNSs) usage, and the differences in time spent on SNSs among people who were in different age and gender groups in Thailand. This study employed a cross-sectional design using the purposive sampling to collect the data. Participants (N = 397) who have used social networking websites: Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube were participated. ...
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    A review of emotional intelligence: Is it a trait or ability? 

    Nuchada Dumrongsiri (2009)

    Since the 1990s, emotional intelligence has gained enormous attention as a new construct that supplements cognitive intelligence in predicting life success. Cognitive intelligence has long been a traditional predictor of academic and business success. However, general intelligence explains about 20% of the factors that determine success in life (Golemen, 1995; Mayer & Salovey, 1997). Then, approximately 80% of life success is variously distributed among other factors such as personality traits, social skills, and environment. Emotional ...