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Edith Cowan University

2008

Adaptive Model/Competency Development/Electronics Industries/Sustainability

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The Development Of An Adaptive Model Of Competence For The Electronics Industry In Thailand, Wisuit Sunthonkanokpong, Kalayanee Jitgarun, Weerachai Chaokumnerd Jan 2008

The Development Of An Adaptive Model Of Competence For The Electronics Industry In Thailand, Wisuit Sunthonkanokpong, Kalayanee Jitgarun, Weerachai Chaokumnerd

EDU-COM International Conference

The purpose of this research was to develop an adaptive model of competency development for the electronics industry in Thailand. The study involved a questionnaire, interviews and observations. Eighty nine individuals completed the questionnaire. Interviews were conducted with 10 managers with high experience in competency development from five renowned companies which practiced competency development. Observation was conducted in the five companies. Our adaptive model consists of the following elements: (1) five electronics competency levels which can be compared to Thailand Vocational Qualification, (2) competencies development, and (3) a training model. The training model was composed of a training program, training ...