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    Assessing employees’ belongingness for long-term sustainability of the company:a case of G Company, Bangkok, Thailand 

    Luo, Yijun; Barnes, John Arthur (2020)

    Employees’ belongingness is related to the long-term sustainability of the company and determines the core competitive talent advantage of the company. However, many companies, especially small-medium enterprises in Bangkok, have been plagued by the weak Employees’ belongingness and high employees’ turnover. This study examined the influencing factors on Compensation&Benefits, company culture, professional training, and career development four aspects of employees’ belongingness in G company Bangkok, Thailand. The objectives of this study ...
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    Creative problem-solving in countries east and west: some organizational implications 

    Clapp, Ray; Vorapot Ruckthum (2019)

    Creativity and creative problem-solving are supported by two different cognitive styles, one concerned with adaption (doing things better), and the other with innovation (doing things differently). The current preoccupation with innovation would appear to favour western countries where a more innovative cultural bias exists. Furthermore, countries from the East would appear disadvantaged due to a similar bias towards adaption. However, organisations to sustain success need a diversity of style irrespective of the significance of any social ...
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    The cross-cultural use of the Kirton adaption-innovation inventory: a further exploration 

    Clapp, Ray; Vorapot Ruckthum (2017)

    English language measures such as the bipolar scale of cognitive style (Kirton, 2005) are not easily understood by people within diverse cultures and languages where English is spoken as a second language. Particularly the scoring of opposites when many items represent each end of the dimensional continuum and where items that represent one of the poles are reverse scored to produce the final score. Understanding can be improved by using a translation of item meaning into the target language. However, a more efficient method is the use of ...
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    Designing strength based work life balance strategies to enhance service quality: a case study of S.R. Residence Hotel Phetchabun, Thailand 

    Chinnakrit Pongpanich; Fernando, Maria Socorro Cristina L. (2019)

    Nowadays, every service business must compete with the customer satisfaction for their reputation and success in business. To obtain more competitive advantage and better performance on employees service quality. A company tries to focus on the development of personal work life balance (attitude) and motivation to let employees achieving their task successfully. This research study focuses on employees service quality based on service quality theory. Tangibles – physical facilities, equipment, staff appearance, etc. ,Reliability – ability ...
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    Determining the influence of motivation and job satisfaction towards job performance of generation Y+Z employees of the RARE Company, China 

    Deng, Xiaowei

    The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of intrinsic and extrinsic motivational factors and job satisfaction on job performance of the employees in the RARE Company in China in response to recommended plans on enhancing their motivation for higher company's performance. Quantitative data got accumulated from 55 operational-level officers working at the RARE Company through questionnaires. The results of the data were analyzed by using mean score, multiple and simple linear regression, along with oneway ANOVA. The results of the ...
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    Developing student leadership readiness, core leadership skills to enhance student engagement through organization development intervention: action research at Zhejiang Yuexiu University of foreign languages in Zhejiang Province, The people’s republic of China 

    Li, Bing; Kim, Seongdok (2021)

    Student leadership development has captured increasing concern in the field of education. Leadership plays an integral part in the fulfillment of 21st-century skills, namely, career and life skills,toadapt to the changing circumstancesand the need to cultivate talent. The present action research aimed to utilize effective OD interventions to develop students’leadership readiness and core leadership skills to enhance student engagement in campus-basedextracurricular activities in a privateuniversity in China. The action ...
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    The effect of e-word of mouth (E-WOM) on various factors influencing customers’ hotel booking intention 

    Krisana Kitcharoen (2019)

    Electronic word of mouth received by customers would lead to their hotel booking intention via smartphones both on online or mobile phone application such as Agoda or Booking.com. Travelers who read comments or reviews and made a hotel choice based on those comments were targeted for this study. The research aims to determine the effect of electronic word of mouth on factors influencing hotel booking intention via smartphones. The research hypotheses determine the effect electronic word of mouth attributed toward perceived behavioral control ...
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    The effect of inclusive leadership on employee well-being: a case of XYZ bank in Yunnan, China 

    Lin, Chen (2020)

    In the context of economic globalization and the increase of global population mobility, in order to achieve better development, organizations must employ employees of different races, cultures, skills, and other different backgrounds, which directly leads to the increase of employee diversity. At the same time, with the improvement of the quality of life and the overall education level of the staff, the needs of the staff are differentiated. In order for these differentiated individuals to work happily, organizations must meet their differentiated ...
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    An empirical study: influencing factors of normative susceptibility, collectivism, novelty, value consciousness on consumer’s attitude towards Pirated software in Bangkok, Thailand 

    Sirion Chaipoopirutana (2019)

    This study aimed to find a relationship between normative susceptibility, collectivism, novelty seeking, value consciousness, and consumers’ attitude towards pirated software. The researcher collected the data from customers who has experienced to purchase pirated software from two locations in Bangkok metropolis. The final data were 369 respondents. Non-probability was used to find sampling unit by using quota and convenience sampling. All hypotheses were tested using Structural Equation Model (SEM). The adequate quality of model was measure ...
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    The enhancement of employee engagement to reduce employee turnover intention and improve employee job satisfaction: an action research on Mirac Company in Yangon, Myanmar  

    Swe, Khin Thet Htar; Lu, Lee Hsing (2019)

    This action research was conducted employing both quantitative and qualitative methods and aims to reduce employee turnover intention and improve employee job satisfaction through enhancement of employee engagement in a Myanmar-Japan joint venture local recruitment company, Mirac, with 36 employees. The objectives were to analyze the current situation of Mirac Company in terms of Employee Engagement, Employee Job Satisfaction and Employee Turnover Intention ; to develop and design appropriate ODIs to improve Employee Engagement, Employee ...
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    Enhancing teaching effectiveness to foster student academic motivation and student engagement in the EFL classroom through organization development interventions: an action research of Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages in China 

    Feng, Xiaolong; Kim, Seongdok (2020)

    The issue of student engagement is crucial in that it is not only conductive to students’ academic development, but also influences their everyday experiences, both socially and physiologically. So far, there is a dearth of empirical research on implementing ODI to effectively foster student engagement in Chinese EFL classroom. Thus, a systematic inquiry through action research is considered necessary and imperative. This current research focused on enhancing teaching effectiveness to foster student academic motivation and engagement in the ...
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    Enhancing team learning in a faith based organization in Myanmar: an action research approach 

    Soe, S. Myat; Fernando, Maria Socorro Cristina L. (2017)

    The main purpose of this research is to enhance team learning in a faith based organization in Myanmar. The objective of this research is to determine the current situation of the organization in terms of team learning and implement an appropriate OD intervention and action plan to sustain continuous team learning in the organization. This study benefits the organization by providing the opportunity to identify the current situation and find ways to improve for future development. Good working environment, coordination and collaboration ...
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    An evaluation of the relationships between psychological climate and the styles of cognitive preference and manifest ideas 

    Clapp, Ray; Vorapot Ruckthum (2017)

    This study challenges the assumption that the bipolar characteristics of adaption and innovation associated with individual cognitive style preferences directly characterise the content of manifest ideas and in turn the characteristics of organisational change. The findings show psychological climate (in support of the organisational change process) used in this study is significantly related to ideas with adaptive characteristics, but less so to those with innovative characteristics. Furthermore, cognitive style is significantly related ...
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    An exploration of grit and research efficacy in graduate students 

    Poonpilas Asavisanu; Watana Vinitwatanakhun (2019)

    Grit, as a non-cognitive factor, has emerged as a concept of interest in relation to achievement in various groups such as employees, athletes, and students in both school and university. This research looks at grit and its relationship to research efficacy in graduate students. Two major objectives form the basis for this study. The first being to add to the knowledge base about grit and its relationship to demographic variables such as age, gender and academic achievement. The second objective of this study was to determine if there is ...
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    Exploring 21st century teaching development model for lecturers: a case study of two universities in Vietnam 

    Do, Khoa; Fernando, Maria Socorro Cristina L. (2018)

    The world is changing day by day and education sector is also catching up to provide sufficient education outcomes required by society in 21st century. Teachers is one of key factors contributing to graduate quality. This study aims to explore the influence of soft skills in terms of critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, teamwork, and information management skills on teaching competency of lecturers at two faculties of two universities in Vietnam. The findings of quantitative and qualitative data indicated soft skills in terms ...
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    Exploring employee effectiveness using “The 7 habits of highly effective people” as a framework: a case study of PRG group 

    Nutsuda Sroithong; Somchai Tantasanee (2019)

    The purpose of the study was to explore employee effectiveness using “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” which are personal responsibility, personal vision, personal management, mutual benefit, empathic communication, creative cooperation and self-renewal as a framework and offer the recommendations for enhancing employee effectiveness. Quantitative data were collected from 55 respondents who completed the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People course - working at PRG Group thru the form of the Google Form pattern was sent via Line ...
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    Exploring the relationship between self-directed learning and research competency in graduate students 

    Watana Vinitwatanakhun (2018)

    This purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between self-directed learning and research competency in graduate students. The participants were graduate students studying at the master’s degree level in education programs at one institution of higher education. The total number of participants in this study was sixty-five students (N=65). The Self-Directed Learning Rating Scale (SDLRS) developed by Guglielmino (1977, 1991), was used as the main instrument to evaluate graduate students’ self-directed learning readiness. Data ...
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    The factors affecting healthy lifestyle and attitude towards organic foods: a case study of people living in Bangkok, Thailand 

    Aunchisa Charoenpanich; Rawin Vongurai (2018)

    Nowadays, people worldwide are more aware of agricultural residues in foods. Consumers start to find an alternative way in food purchase. Health and wellness are the new lifestyle status for Asian consumers who are more health-conscious and interested in organic foods. China and India are two of the fastest growing markets for organic foods. Thailand is known as food basket of Asia and kitchen of the world due to an abundance of natural resources, and has increasingly emphasized on organically grown foods. The Thai government has ...
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    Findings of main obstacles facing Thai SMEs towards business growth sustainability 

    Sumontha Tonvongval; Chamaiporn Tantivong (2020)

    This paper aims to provide insight information into main competencies thirty-four local Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are lacking in order to achieve their business performance and sustained healthy economic growth. The data was obtained from Researchers' five day-planned productivity improvement to individual firms during the year 2017 to 2019 in Nakornpathom, Ratchaburi, Rayong, Samutprakan, and Samutsakorn provinces, and Bangkok. The information reveals that eighteen (18) or 52.94% of both small and medium enterprises have ...
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    Hospitality and tourism industry Post-COVID-19: a silver lining in the dark cloud 

    Batra, Adarsh (2021)

    It is the sad truth that all hospitality and tourism (H&T) related businesses are experiencing setbacksin 2020, some greater than others, and are trying to navigate out of the storm. Coronavirus has changed the face of the global H&T industry which isnot the same as it was in 2019 and before it. Countries reliant on hospitality, and tourismfor their growth are experiencing particularly large disruptions. In the meantime, H&T businesses face tremendous uncertainty around what comes next. However, H&T businesses need to ...