Browsing AU GSB: Vol. 11, No. 2 (December 2018) by Title
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An examination of the relationships between self-perceptions, conspicuous consumption, and saving behavior (Assumption University Press, 2018-12)
This paper seeks to examine (1) the effects of social status and the three major components of self-esteem, performance, appearance, and social self-esteem, on conspicuous consumption and (2) the impact of conspicuous consumption on saving behavior. The relationships substantiated in this study are based mainly on the perception-behavior linkage within the social psychology domain. The data used to analyze the proposed relationships in this study were collected through an on-line survey, with a final sample size of 268 consumers. The findings ...
(Assumption University Press, 2018-12)
Electronic commerce is an essential tool and increasing growth in businesses, most of businesses run their operations via an online. Online purchasing is a part of human life as a providing more conveniences and efficiencies of a vendor and a consumer when people compare to traditional purchasing. For generation Y has the high commitment in various channels of purchasing and this generation perceived online shopping was more sage and capable. This study aimed to determine factors influencing generation Y’s online purchase intention toward ...
The factors influencing parents' intention to send children aged between 8-18 years old to study in UK boarding schools (Assumption University Press, 2018-12)
Children’s education is the most important decision for parents who would like to select the best school for their children. Therefore, parents are the most influential factor over their children’s education. Thailand currently faces with the problems in education. According to the report of 2016 World Economic Forum, the rank of Thailand’s education dropped from 86 to 90 in 2015. This study aims to investigate the factors influencing parents’ intention to send children to study abroad in UK boarding schools by using the factors from ...
How much is enough?: constraints of population, temperature rise, politics and economics: a concept paper (Assumption University Press, 2018-12)
How Much Is Enough? Can be thought of generally in terms of sustainability. This paper broadly adopts that approach but also mentions The Sufficiency Economy (SE) Thailand which is derived from Buddhist philosophy and which promotes the idea that we should open our mind and implement practices to the needs (not wants) of all people and that those needs be modest i.e. sufficient. Proponents of this sufficiency economy were EF Schumacher (1911- 1977) of the UK and King Bhumibol Adulyadejj (Rama 9 (reign from 05-05-1950 to 13-10- 2016) in ...
An investigation of the factors influencing consumers of different generation's behavioral intention towards franchised Japanese restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand (Assumption University Press, 2018-12)
This research attempts to investigate the factors that impact consumer’s behavioral intention towards franchised Japanese restaurants in Bangkok as the number of franchised Japanese restaurants in Bangkok is decreasing which is different from the overall number of franchised Japanese restaurants in Thailand, and to examine the differences among three generational groups (Generation X, Generation Y and Generation Z). A conceptual model was developed based on previous studies that include quality of physical environment, service quality, food ...
(Assumption University Press, 2018-12)
As times are changing. Technology integration becomes challenging and also progressively harder to replace. This bring changes to teachers’ instructional roles in the classroom. Rather than using technology for its sake, the university can develop a vision of how technology can improve teaching and learning. eLearning can be used to promote the professional development opportunities, it is offering possibilities of convenience, accessibility, and personalization. With technology becoming more affordable, it’s really no surprise that eLearning ...