Dr. Clemens Bechter

Adjunct Faculty

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Thammasat Business School, Thailand

E-mail: –

Office: –

Country: Germany

Expertise: International Business, International Public Management, Management of Technology, Service Marketing & Technology

Degrees: PhD in Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (1990); MSc in Economics, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (1984); Bachelor’s Degree, University of Cologne, Germany (1982)

Courses: –


CURRENT RESEARCH TOPICS

  • Public Praviate Partnership projects with :
    • ABB,
    • Aventis,
    • Bayer,
    • Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein,
    • Merck,
    • Porsche,
    • Siemens,
    • Staedtler,
    • Unilever
  • Security Issues
  • i-mode and WAP
  • VoIP


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Academic positions

  • Thammasat Business School,  Associate Professor, 2011-today
  • AIT Vietnam, 2003-today
  • Euro*MBA, Maastricht, 2003-today
  • GlobalNxt, Singapore, 2003-today
  • Adjunct/Visiting Professor 2003-today
  • AIT, School of Management, Associate Professor, 1996-2003


PUBLICATIONS

Journal Papers / Conference Papers

Bechter, C., Marktsegmentierung mit Loglinearen Modellen, Quantitatives Marketing I, Thexis, 2.Jg., 1985.

Bechter, C., Glittering sales, Stationery Trade News, vol.9, no.11, Oxford, November 1991.

Bechter, C., Grey is OK, in: Stationery Trade Review, vol. 61, no. 707, London, December 1991.

Bechter, C., Copier VIPs, in: Stationery Trade News, vol. 9, no. 12, Oxford, December 1991.

Bechter, C., Conservation in the Office, in: City PA, vol. 1, no. 3, London, December 1992.

Bechter, C., Novelty items, Serious Money, in: Greetings and Gifts, Witney/Oxon, June/July 1993.

Bechter, C., Getting stuck in to a new craze, in: Independent Retailer, Worcester July 1993.

Bechter, C.:Technische Hochschulen als Dienstleistungseinrichtungen für mittelständische Unternehmen, in: Technische Universität IImenau (Hrsg.), Produktion als Dienstleistung, 10. IImenauer Wirtschaftsforum, 1997.

Swierczek, F.W., Bechter, C., Negotiation Styles, International Joint Venture Conference, Bangkok, 15-16, June 1998.

Bechter, C.,Certified Search Engine Engineer, International Conference: Managing in the Digital Age, HoChiMinhCity, Vietnam, 12-14 Sept 2001.

Siengthai, S., Bechter C., Strategic Human Resource

Management and Firm Innovation, in: Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, Vol. 9. Issue 1, pp. 35-57, 2001.

Bechter, C., Location Based Services, First e-Travel Conference Vietnam, HoChiMinhCity, April 2002.

Siengthai, S., Bechter C., The New Economy, eWork and Employment Practices: Preliminary Findings of ASEAN Countries.” Paper presented at the “WWWe Conference: The World, the Workplace, and We, the Workers” organized by the Department of Sociology and the Higher Institute of Labour Studies (HIVA) of the Catholic University of Leuven, April 16-17, 2002, Belgium, 17 pp.

Shrestha, P., Swierczek, F.W., Bechter, C., Information Technology, Productivity and Profitability in Asia-Pacific Banks, in: Journal of Global Information Technology Management, June 2002.

Bechter, C., Sharma, A., Wireless Technology – LBS, NCEB2002 Conference, Thammasat, Bangkok, 24/25. October 2002.

Bechter, C., Shaubhagya, J., Wireless Multimedia Applications, Intl, Conference on Human Resources, Globalisation and Innovation, Bangkok, 17-19. December 2002.

Stepping, M., Bechter, C., MPEG-4 in mobile environments, Intl, Conference on Human Resources, Globalisation and Innovation, Bangkok, 17-19. December 2002.

Bechter, C., Esichaikul, V., Personalisation Techniques and Location Based Services, Intl, ITCD 2002 conference, Kathmandu, January 2003.

Shrestha, P., Swierczek, F.W., Bechter, C., Information Technology, Productivity and Profitability in Asia-Pacific Banks, 4th annual Global Information Technology Management World Conference, Calgary, June 8-10, 2003.

Bechter, C., Esichaikul, V., Location Based Mobile Tourism, The European Applied Business Research Conference, Venice, June 9-13, 2003.

Shrestha, P., Swierczek, F.W., Bechter, C., Information Technology, Productivity and Profitability in Asia-Pacific Banks, Journal of Global Information Technology Management (JGITM), August 2003.

Esichaikul, V., Bechter C., Best Practices of Online Hotel Reservation ICMC 2003, Ho Chi Minh City, August 2003.

Siengthai, S., Bechter C., Developing and Nurturing Smart HRD System in the K-Economy. Proceedings of the ASEAN-EC International Conference on the K-Economy: Competitiveness for Survival And Growth, organized by ASEAN-EC Management Center, Brunei, Darussalam, 18 pp, 2003.

Bechter, C., Siengthai S. and Swierczek F., (eds.) Globalization, Innovation, and Human Resource Development for Competitive Advantage. A Proceedings of the Second International Conference by The School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, December 17-19, 2003.

Siengthai, S., Bechter C. (Principal Investigators), Asian EMERGENCE Project, An international study of eWork subcontracted to AIT by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), Brighton, U.K, 2004.

Siengthai, S., Bechter C. HR Management in Thailand: A strategic transition for firm competitiveness, in: Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 18-29, 2005.

Bechter, C., Stepping, M., Opensource e-learning platforms, Intl, Conference on Management Education in the 21st century, HCMC, 7-9 September 2005.

Bechter, C., Esichaikul, V., Personalisation in e-learning, Intl, Conference on Management Education in the 21st century, HCMC, 7-9. September 2005.

Swierczek, F., Bechter, C., Cultural Features of e-learning, IADIS International Conference, Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2008) Freiburg, Germany, 13-15 October 2008.

Bechter, C., Esichaikul, V., Kolb’s learning style inventory, IADIS International Conference, Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2008) Freiburg, Germany, 13-15 October 2008.

Book Chapters:

Bechter, C., Die Zusammenarbeit mit dem Handel in Grossbritannien-Besonderheiten und Chancen, in: Irrgang (Hrsg.), Vertikales Marketing im Wandel, Müchen 1993, pp 173-184.

Bechter, C., Management Buy Out, in: Hopfenbeck: Allgemeine BWL, Moderne Industrie, Landsberg/Lech, 1997, pp 239-256.

Bechter, C., An overall strategy of web service providers, in: Truong Quang, Vietnam Challenges on the path to development, SAV-SOM, 2000, pp. 107-131.

Bechter, C., Nguyen T. G., Online Trademark Registration, in: Truong Quang., Vietnam: Gearing up for Integration, SAV-SOM publishing, August 2001.

Siengthai, S., Bechter C., Chapter 8-Human Resource Management in Thailand, in: HRM in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim, Pawan Budhwar (Ed.) London: Routledge, pp 141-172, 2004.

Siengthai, S., Bechter C., Chapter 10-Human Resource Management in Thailand: A Call for Business-Driven Perspectives Development, in: Human Resource Management in Asia, edited by Samir Chatterjee, Alan Nankervis, Cecil Pearson, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, 2004.

Siengthai, s., Bechter C, Singleton H., Human resource management in Thailand, in: Perspectives of human resource management in the Asia Pacific, edited by Alan Nankervis, Samir Chatterjee, Jane Coffey, Australia, 2006.

Bechter, C., Vietnam Tourism, in: Working in Asia Series: Vietnam, edited by Rowley C., Truong Q., London: Routledge, 2008.

Bechter, C., Kühn K., Massmann O., FDI in Vietnam, in: Working in Asia Series: Vietnam, edited by Rowley C., Truong Q., London: Routledge, 2008.

Bechter, C., Andrews T., Marketing in Thailand, in: Working in Asia Series: Thailand, edited by Andrews T., Siengthai S., London: Routledge, 2008.

Bechter, C., Swierczek N., Brand Thailand, in: Working in Asia Series: Thailand, edited by Andrews T., Siengthai S., London: Routledge, 2008.

Bechter, C., Tourism in Thailand, in: Working Asia Series: Thailand, edited by Andrews T., Siengthai S., London: Routledge, 2008.