Sununta_Siengthai

Adjunct Professor

Affiliation: Former Full Professor, AIT School of Management

E-mails.siengthai@ait.ac.th

Office: SOM Room 215

Country: Thailand

Expertise: Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management, Wages and Productivity, Managing HR in MNCs, Organizational Behavior and Structure, Performance Management, Comparative Industrial Relations, Organization Development, Leadership and Organization Management, Intensive Micro-Manage Economics, Principles of Managements, Business and Society, Compensation Management

Degrees: PhD in Labor Economics, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (1984); MA in Labor and Industrial Relations, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (1979); BA, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (1975)

Courses: –


CURRENT RESEARCH TOPICS

  • Human Resource Management and Firm Performance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Industrial Relations
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership and Organizational Culture
  • Economics of Labor Market


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Academic positions

  • AIT, School of Management: Professor, Jan 16 –  Present; Visiting Professor, Jul 14 – Dec 15; Visiting Associate Professor, 2013 – Jul 14; Associate Professor, 1999 – 2012; Associated Faculty, 1994 – 1998
  • Walailak University: Visiting Professor, Aug – Present
  • Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE): Visiting Professor, 2007
  • Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Economics: Visiting Professor of Master of Arts in Labour Economics and HRM Programme (MAHR), 2007 – 2011; Visiting Professor of HRM for the Master of Business and Economics at the Faculty of Economics, 2000 – 2012
  • GlobalNxt University: Adjunct Faculty, 2006 – 2013
  • Thammasat University, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy: Associate Professor 1991 – June 1998
  • NIDA, Graduate School of Business Administration: Assistant Professor, 1986 – 1989; Lecturer 1984-1986

Academic Administration positions

  • MBA Coordinator, from July 2012 – August 2012
  • Principal Investigator (Program Coordinator) of the Public Management Executive Development (PMED) Program commissioned by the Ministry of Interior, Thailand, 2009 – 2012
  • AIT, School of Management, Executive MBA-HRM, Coordinator, 2005 – 2010
  • Thammasat University, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy: Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Oct. 1995 – June 1997; Associate Dean for External Affairs, 1992 – 1995; Associate Professor, 1991 – 1998
  • Training Program on “Strategic Human Resources Management,” Director, Oct. 22 1990 – Nov. 28, 1991
  • Associate Director, NIDA Executive MBA Program,1990

Academic Community Services positions

  • Global Finance Review Journal, Editorial board member, 2015 – present
  • Journal of Economics and Administrative Sciences (JEAS), Editorial board member, 2014 – present
  • AIT, School of Management: Visiting Professor, Jul. 14 – Dec. 15
  • Asia Pacific Business Review Journal, Editorial member, 2013 – present
  • World Review of Business Research Journal, Editorial member, 2011 – present
  • IFSAM Conference 2012 in Limerick, Ireland, Organizing Committee Member, 2012
  • AIT, Doctoral Program Review Committee (DPRC), 2011 – 2012
  • Society for Global Business and Economic Development (SGBED), Regional Coordinator, 2010 – 201
  • Resource person for the Task Force on “Future Job Patterns and Management in Thailand,” National Research Council of Thailand, 2008 – 2009
  • Research and Practice in Human Resource Management Journal, Editorial Board Member, 1996 – 2012
  • “Globalization and Human Resource Development for Competitive Advantage”, sponsored by School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology (A.I.T.) and ASEAN Emergence Project, International conference organizing committee member, 2002
  • Research and Practice in Human Resource Management Journal, published by the National University of Singapore, Area Editor, 1999 – 2002


AWARDS

  • Buddhist Outstanding Youth Award, 1975
  • Best Professor of Human Resources Management, Asia Best B-School Awards, 2010
  • Awarded at the Suntec Bldg., Singapor, 2010,


PUBLICATIONS

TEXTBOOKS:

Andrews, Tim G.; Sununta Siengthai (eds.) (2009) Changing Face of Management in Thailand, Routledge, U.K.

Siengthai, Sununta, John J. Lawler; Chris Rowley; and Hiromasa Suzuki (2010) The Multi-dimensions of Industrial Relations in the Asian Knowledge-Based Economies: An Enterprise-Based Case Book, published by Chandos Publishers, Oxford, UK., August.

Keeley, Tim D. and Sununta Siengthai (2010) Japanese Human Resource Management in Thailand, published by Chulalongkorn University Press (Text in Thai).

Textbook Cases:

Short case studies for Wheelen / Hunger / Hoffman / Bamford, Strategic Management and Business Policy: Globalization, Innovation, and Sustainability, 15e. (submitted in December 2016, accepted in March 2017)

BOOK CHAPTERS:

Siengthai, Sununta and Pakpachong Vadhanasindhu (1991) “Management in the Buddhist Society,” In Joseph Putti (ed.) Management: Asian Context, McGraw-Hill Book Co.

Siengthai, Sununta and Orose Leelakulthanit (1994) “Women in Management in Thailand,” in the Competitive Frontiers: Women Managing Worldwide, ed. by Nancy Adler et al., published by Blackwell Publishers.

Siengthai, Sununta and Orose Leelakulthanit (1995) “Transnational Corporations in the Manu-facturing Sector: A Case Study of Thailand.” in the Impacts of Transnational Corporations on Regional Development in the ASEAN Region, ed. by Josefina M. Ramos and Upali Ananda Kumara, UNCRD Research Report Series, No. 15, pp. 231-250.

Lawler, John J. and Sununta Siengthai (1996) “Chapter 12: Human Resource Management and Strategy in Thailand: A Case Study of the Banking Industry,” in Changing Employment Relations in Asian Pacific Countries, ed. by Joseph S. Lee and Anil Verma, Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, June, pp. 317-343.

Lawler, John J.; Sununta Siengthai and Vinita Atmiyananda (1997) “Human Resource Management in Thailand: Eroding Traditions” in Human Resource Management in the Asia Pacific Region, ed. By Chris Rowley, published by Frank Cass Publishers.

Bechter, Clemens; Sununta Siengthai; and Fredric Swierczek; (eds.) (2002) Globalization, Innovation, and Human Resource Development for Competitive Advantage, 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, Sununta and Clemens Bechter (2003) “Chapter 10 Human Resource Management in Thailand: A Call for Business-Driven Perspectives Development”, A Chapter prepared for the book entitled Human Resource Management in Asia, edited by Prof. Samir Chatterjee, A./Prof. Alan Nankervis Dr. Cecil Pearson, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.

Siengthai, Sununta and Clemens Bechter (2004) “Ch.8 – Human Resource Management in Thailand.” A Chapter prepared for the book entitled HRM in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim edited by Pawan Budhwar (Cardiff Business School). This volume is a part of the Global HRM Series initiated by Randal Schuler; Paul Sparrow; Susan Jackson and Michael Poole.

Siengthai, Sununta (2004) “The Asian Context – Diverse Routes to a Knowledge-based Economy” in U. Huws and Flecker, J. (eds.) (2004) Asian EMERGENCE: The World’s Back Office?, Institute for Employment Studies, Antony Rowe, Ltd. Eastbourne.

Siengthai, Sununta and Clemens Bechter (2005) “Chapter 10: Human Resource Management in Thailand: A Call for Business-Driven Perspective Development” in Chatterjee; Nankervis; and Pearson (eds.) HRM in the Asia-Pacific.

Siengthai, Sununta (2006) “Human Resource Practices in Southeast Asia: Exploratory Notes,” In Strategic HRM- A Regional Perspective, published by IFCAI University Press, Hyderabad, India.

Siengthai, Sununta; Uthai Tanlamai; and Chris Rowley (2008). “Chapter 6: The Changing Face of Human Resource Management in Thailand” in Chris Rowley and Saaidah Abdul-Rahman (eds.) The Changing Face of South East Asian Human Resource Management. Routledge, U.K.

Siengthai, Sununta (2008) “Globalization and Employment Conditions in Thailand” in Hur, J. and S. Lee (eds.) (2008) Globalization and changes in employment conditions in Asia and the Pacific.

Siengthai, S. (2008) “Chapter 9: Globalization and Unprotected Workers” in Globalization, Flexibilization, and Working Conditions in Asia and the Pacific, edited by S. Lee and F. Eryaud, Chandos Publishing.

Siengthai, S.; Decha Dechawatanapaisal; and Natenapha Wailerdsak (2009) “ The Future Trends of HRM in Thailand ” in Tim Andrews and Sununta Siengthai (eds.) (2009) The Changing Face of Management in Thailand, published by Routledge, U.K.

Siengthai, Sununta (2012) “HRM in the Time of Changes in Thailand ”, in Budhwar, Pawan and Arup Kumar (2012) (eds.) Managing Human Resources in Asia Pacific, 2nd edition, Routledge.

Wailerdsak, Natenapha and Sununta Siengthai (2016) Business Networks in Thailand: From Import Substitution, Export Oriented to Expansion in AEC, in Nolan et al. (eds.) Business Networks in East Asian Capitalisms: enduring trends, emerging patterns, Elsvier Publishing, 382 pp.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Siengthai, Sununta (1984) ” The 1984 Half-Year Review on Labor and Employment,” in the SiamRath 1984 Half-Year Economic Review, pp.13-19 (Text in Thai).

Siengthai, Sununta (1985) “The Economics of LDC Urban Labor Markets: The State-of- the-Art,” Journal of Development Administration, April, 1985, Vol.25, No.2, pp.199-218.

Siengthai, Sununta (1986) “How to Promote Healthy Labor-Management Relations in the Organization, “Productivity Journal, September – October, 1986. (Text in Thai)

Siengthai, Sununta (1987) “Supervisor and Grievance Handling Labor Relations at the Workplace,” Journal of the Labour Court, September, Vol.7, No.9, pp.11-24. (Text in Thai)

Siengthai, Sununta and Vuthiphong Priebjrivat (1991) “Can Efficiency Co-exist with Equity?: A Case Study of the Public Transport in Thailand, ” in ASEAN Economic Bulletin by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, January.

Siengthai, Sununta (1992) “Labour Migration and Policy Formation in a Newly Industrialized Country: A Case Study of Illegal Thai Workers in Singapore,” ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Vol. 19, No.1, July, pp. 66-84.

Siengthai, Sununta and Orose Leelakulthanit (1993) “Women in Management in Thailand: A Participation for National Prosperity,” in International Studies of Management and Organization, Winter 1993 -1994, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 87-102.

Lawler, John J. and Sununta Siengthai (1997) “Human Resource Management Strategy in Thailand: A Case Study of the Banking Industry,” in Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, Vol. 5, issue 1: 73-88.

Appold, Stephen J.; Sununta Siengthai and John D. Kasarda (1998) “The Employment of Women Managers and Professionals in an Emerging Economy: Gender Inequality As An Organizational Practice,” Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol.43, September, pp.538-565.

Siengthai, Sununta and Clemens Bechter (2001) “Strategic Human Resource Management And Firm Innovation,” in Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp.35-57.

Siengthai, Sununta (2002) “HRM Agenda in Thailand” in The Analyst, published in New Delhi, Vol. 1, No.2, April-May, pp.32 – 34.

Siengthai,Sununta and Clemens Bechter (2005) “Human Resource Management in Thailand: A Strategic Transition for Firm competitiveness”, Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, Vol. 13, No.1, June 2005, pp. 18-29.

Nilubon Sivabrovornvatana; Sununta Siengthai; Donyaprueth Krairit; and Himangshu Paul (2005) “Technology Usage, Quality Management System, and Service Quality in Thailand,” International Journal of Health Care Quality Assuarance, Vol.18, No.6, pp. 413-423.

Charnkurt Yaoyuenyong; B.H.W. Hadikusumo; Stephen O. Ogunlana; Sununtha Siengthai (2005) Virtual Negotiation Skill Training,” International Journal of Business & Management Education, Vol. 13 (2). Construction Negotiation Game – An Interactive Learning Tool for Project Management

Decha Dechawatanapaisal and Sununta Siengthai (2006) “The Impact of Cognitive Dissonance and HR Practices on Learning Work Behavior”, Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol.8, No.1: 42-54.

Rashane Sala-Ngarm; Nick Dimmitt; Sununta Siengthai; and John C.S. Tang (2006) “Factors Affecting Knowledge Sharing in Thai SMEs” Kelaniya Journal of Human Resource Management, published by University of Kelaniya, Vol.2, No.1.

Siengthai, Sununta; K. Joanna Zaleska; and Saranya Kantabutra (2009) “Closing the Performance Evaluation Gap in SMEs in Thailand: What Matters? ” in Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, Vol.5, No.1, April.

Anne-Wil Harzing, Joyce Baldueza, Wilhelm Barner-Rasmussen, Cordula Barzantny, Anne Canabal, Anabella Davila, Alvaro Espejo, Rita Ferreira, Axele Giroud, Kathrin Koester, Yung-Kuei Liang, Audra Mockaitis, Michael J. Morley, Barbara Myloni, Joseph O.T. Odusanya, Sharon Leiba O’Sullivan, Ananda Kumar Palaniappan, Paulo Prochno, Srabani Roy Choudhury, Ayse Saka-Helmhout, Sununta Siengthai, Linda Viswat, Ayda Uzuncarsili Soydas, Lena Zander (2009) “Rating versus ranking: What is the best way to reduce response and language bias in cross-national research?” International Business Review, 18 (2009) 417–432.

Islam, M. Zohurul and Sununta Siengthai (2010) “Human Resource Management Practices and Firm Performance Improvement in Dhaka Export Processing Zone, Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, 18(1), 60-77.

Mukhtar, Uzma and Sununta Siengthai (2010) “Determinants of Perceived Higher Education Conflict: Empirical Evidence of Employees of Pakistan Public Universities,” International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Science, Vol.5.

Sukirno and Sununta Siengthai (2010) “The Comparison of Graded Response Model and Classical Test Theory in Human Resource Research: A Model Fitness Test.” Research Notes in Research and Practice in Human Resource Management Journal, Vol.18, Issue 2, December.

Zander, L.; A. Mockaitis; and A. W. Harzing and others (2011) “Standardization vs. contextualization: A study of leadership and language across 17 countries”, Journal of World Business, 46 (2011) 296–304.

Sukirno, D.S. and Sununta Siengthai (2011) “Does participative decision making affect lecturer performance in higher education?”, International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 25 Iss: 5, pp.494 – 508

Sae Pung, Wannee; D.S. Sukirno; Sununta Siengthai (2011) “The Study of Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) and Job Satisfaction in the Retail Industry in Indonesia.” World Review of Business Research, Vol. 1. No. 3. July 2011, pp. 162-178, (Best paper award in the Management Track (Best paper award in the Management Track of International Business Research Conference in Malaysia, Feb. 2011) URL: http://www.wbiaus.org/12.%20Sununta%20(APBR).pdf

Mukhtar, Uzma; Md. Zohurul Islam; and Sununta Siengthai (2011) “Conflicts in Higher education and Perceived Quality of Education: Empirical evidence from Pakistan,” Research and Higher Education Journal, Vol. 13, October, 12 pp. (accepted for publication – July 24, 2011).

Tsai, Chung-Chou; Sununta Siengthai, Donyaprueth Krairit and Lalit Johri (2011) “A Computer-Aided Process Model to Navigate Value chain Reconfiguration Using a Three-Layered Methodology”, Journal of International Knowledge Management (JIKM), December.

Pinprayong, Boriboon and Sununta Siengthai (2012) “Restructuring for Organizational Efficiency in the Banking Sector in Thailand: A Case Study of Siam Commercial Bank, Far East Journal of Psychology and Business, Vol. 8 No. 2 Aug 2012, pp.29-42.

Pinprayong, Boriboon and Sununta Siengthai (2012) Strategies of Business Sustainability in the Banking Industry of Thailand: A Case of the Siam Commercial Bank, World Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 1. No. 3. July 2011. pp. 82-99.

Rompho, Bunjonjit and Sununta Siengthai (2012) “Integrated Performance Measurement System for Firm’s Human Capital Building,” Journal of Intellectual Capital, October, Vol. 13, Issue 4. ( Journal of Intellectual Capital 01/2012; 13(4). DOI: 10.1108/14691931211276106)

Boonyarith, Surapong and Sununta Siengthai (2014) The Headquarters’ Strategy in Knowledge Transfer Effectiveness: An Empirical Study in Thailand,” International Journal of Innovation and Learning, Vol. 15, Issue 1, January, pp. 65-94. (Accepted for publication in July, 2012).

Kungwansupaphan, Chonnatcha & Sununta Siengthai (2012) Exploring entrepreneurs’ human capital components and effects on learning orientation in early internationalizing firms,

International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, DOI 10.1007/s1136-012-0237-05. (Accepted for publication on September 19, 2012).

Teeratansirikool, Luliya; Sununta Siengthai; Yousre Badir; Chotchai Charoenngam (2013) “Competitive strategies and firm performance: the mediating role of performance measurement”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 62, Issue 2, pp.168-184.

Duc, Nguyen Ngoc; Sununta Siengthai and Steve Page (2013) A Conceptual Model of HRIS-Trust: An understanding of suppliers/customers’ relationship. Foresight, Vol. 15, No.2, pp. 106-116. DOI 10.1108/14636681311321112.

Iamratanakul, Supachart; Yousre Badir; Vatcharapol Sukhotu and Sununta Siengthai (2014) “Indicators of Best Practices in Technology Product Development Projects: Prioritizing Critical Success Factors” International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Vol.7, No.4, pp.602-623.

Sorakraikitikul, Monthon and Sununta Siengthai (2014) “Organizational learning culture and workplace spirituality: Is knowledge-sharing behaviour a missing link?” The Learning Organization Journal, Vol. 21, No.3, pp. 175-192.

Hanh, Ta Thi Hong and Sununta Siengthai (2014) “The Impact of BPR, TQM, OL and Ownership Structure on Product Innovation in Vietnamese Equitization”, Asian Journal of Management Research, Vol. 4, Issue 3, February, pp. 361-377.

Popaitoon, Sujinda and Sununta Siengthai (2014) “The moderating effect of human resource management practices on the relationship between knowledge absorptive capacity and project performance in project-oriented companies,” International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 32, pp.908-920.

Sununta Siengthai (2015): A reflection on a leadership training programme of the Ministry of Interior, Thailand, Human Resource Development International, DOI: 10.1080/13678868.2015.1071992

Thanyawatpornkul, Rapeerat; Siengthai, Sununta; Johri, Lalit M. (2016) “Employee’s Perspective towards Strategy Execution in Facility Management in Thailand,” Facilities, Vol.34, Issue 11/12, pp. 682-702.

Pila-ngarm, Patarakhuan and Sununta Siengthai (2016) “The Interaction Effect of Job Redesign and Job Satisfaction on Employee Performance,” Evidence-based Human Resource Management, Vol.4, Issue 2.

Siengthai, Sununta and Aroonlod Udomphol (2016) “The Impact of Human Resource Information System (HRIS) on Organizational Effectiveness: A Case Study of the Textile Industry in Thailand”, International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management, Volume 7, Issue 3, July-September 2016, pp. 41-53. (DOI: 10.4018/IJABIM.2016070103).

Sorndee, Kitisak; Sununta Siengthai; and Fredric Swierczek (forthcoming) “Closing cultural distance: the cultural adaptability in Chinese-related firms in Thailand” Journal of Asia Business Studies. (accepted, Oct. 2, 2016).

Hareebin, Yuttachai; Somnuk Aujirapongpan; Sununta Siengthai (2016) “The Network-based Capability and Innovative Capabilities of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (ความสามารถด้านเครือข่ายและความสามารถเชิงนวัตกรรมของ วิสาหกิจขนาดกลางและขนาดย่อม),” Executive Journal (วารสารนักบริหาร), Vol. 36, No.2. (Text in Thai).

Pila-ngarm, Patarakhuan and Sununta Siengthai (2017) “Job Redesign and Employee Performance: The Mediating Effects of Human Capital Investment and Job Satisfaction,” OD Journal, Vol. 35, No.2, Summer 2017, pp. 79-99.

CONFERENCE PAPERS:

Siengthai, Sununta (1986) Male-Female Earnings Differentials in Urban Labor Markets. A research paper prepared for the IIRA/WG/WDFM Workshop at the 7th International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA) Congress, September 1-5, 1986, Hamburg, West Germany.

Siengthai, Sununta (1987) “Employment Problems in Thailand: What Can Labor and Management Do?” Paper prepared for the 1st Asian Regional Congress of Industrial Relations, Singapore, 9-11 February, 30 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1987) Educated Unemployment: Policy Implications for Manpower Planning of Thailand.” Paper presented at the ASEAN Symposium on Economic Development, organized by Economic Planning Agency (EPA), October 5-6, 1987, Tokyo, 35 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1988) “Labour-Management Cooperation and Productivity Improvement: A Case of Thailand.” Paper presented at the ILO/Japan Tripartite Seminar on “Labour-Management Cooperation and Productivity for Asia and the Pacific,” March 21-25, 1988, at the Imperial Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, 17 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1988) “Wages and Incomes Policy.” A paper presented at the Subregional

Tripartite Course on “Labour Relations and Development,” under the ILO-ASEAN Programme of Industrial Relations and Labour Studies Project, April 14-21, 1989, at Phuket Merlin Hotel, Phuket, Thailand. (mimeo.)

Siengthai, Sununta (1989) Marketization of Land Transport in ASEAN: Can Efficiency Co-exist With Equity? ” Paper prepared for the Workshop on Marketization in ASEAN, at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, September, Singapore, 40 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1992) “Manpower Migration in the Asian Region: Humanistic, Economic, and International Relations Considerations,” in Present Issues of International Migration,Proceedings of the 1992 Asian Regional Conference on IR, the Japan Institute of Labour, Tokyo, Japan 1992.

Siengthai, Sununta (1992) Human Resource Development in Electronics and Banking Industries in ASEAN. Paper presented at the Seminar on “Japanese Business Strategies,” organized by the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Thammasat University, August 10-11, 1992.

Lawler, John J. and Sununta Siengthai (1994) “Human Resource Management and Strategy in the Banking Industry in Thailand.” Paper prepared for the Conference on Changing Employment Relations in Asia, June 28-30, 1994, organized by Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research and Massachusetts Institution of Technology (MIT), Taipei, Taiwan.

Siengthai, Sununta (1995) Human Resource Management Trends in Thailand. Paper prepared for the 10th World Congress of International Industrial Relations Association, May 31 – June 4, 1995, Washington, D.C.

Siengthai, Sununta (1996) The Impact of Globalization on Human Resource Managment: A Case Study of Textile Industry in Thailand. A paper presented at the 3rd IIRA Asian Regional Congress , Taipei, Taiwan, 30 September – 3 October, 1996.

Siengthai, Sununta (1996) Women and Economic Decision-Making in International Financial Institutions and Transnational Corporations in Thailand. A paper prepared for the Expert Group Meeting on “Women and Economic Decision-Making in International Financial Institutions and Transnational Corporations” organized by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women, Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development, 11-15 November, 1996, Simmons College, Boston.

Park, Y.B. and Sununta Siengthai (2000) Financial Crisis, Labor Market Flexibility and Social Safety Net in Korea and Thailand. Proceedings of the 12th International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA) Congress in Tokyo, Japan, May 2000.

Siengthai, Sununta and Clemens Bechter (2000) Strategic Human Resource Management nd Firm Innovation. Paper prepared for the Nepal Conference on Management Challenges, Aug.20 – 22, 2000, Pokhara, Nepal. (Under the Initiation Research Grant Program of AIT).

Siengthai, Sununta (2001) Partnership: A New Paradigm for R&D. A paper presented at the Department of Medical Science Conference, May 15, 2001, BITEC.

Standen, Peter; Ursula Hews; Shiri Ahuja and Sununta Siengthai (2002) eWork: Consequences for Employment in the Developing World. IFIP WG9.4 Conference on ICTs and Development: New Opportunities, Perspectives & Challenges, Organized by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bangalore, India, May 29 – 31, 2002.

Siengthai, Sununta and Clemens Bechter (2002) 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.

Siengthai, Sununta and Clemens Bechter (2003) “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.

Susima Samudrika Welogamage and Sununta Siengthai (2003) Employer Needs and Graduate Skills: A Study on the Gap Between Employers’ Expectations of Skills and Job Expectations of Graduates. A paper prepared for the 9th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, 18th – 30th November, 2003.

Siengthai, Sununta (2005) “Enhancing Organizational HR Services – Innovation Through Technology” A paper presentation at the Asia HRD Congress, Malaysia.

Sisavath, Siliphone and Sununta Siengthai (2005) Human Resource Management for Performance Improvement of Hotels in Thailand: A Case of Bangkok, the City of Angels. A Paper prepared for 2005 SAM International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 17 pp.

Andrews, Tim; Sununta Siengthai; and Nartnalin Chompusri (2007) “Institutionalizing UK Corporate E-Communication Programs in Thailand: The Moderating Impact of CulturalVariance” Paper to be presented at the Ninth Annual International Conference of The Global Business and Technology Association in Taipei, Taiwan, July 3 – 7, 2007.

Siengthai, Sununta (2007) Globalization and Changes in Employment Conditions in Thailand. A paper presented at the International Workshop organized by the Korea Labour Institute/International Labour Organization on Changes in Employment Conditions in Asia and the Pacific, February 22 – 23, 2007, Seoul, Korea.

Siengthai, Sununta and Sangheon Lee (2007) Employment Conditions in the Globalization Era: A Case Study of Thailand. A report prepared for the International Labour Organization, April 2007.

Siengthai, Sununta; K. Joanna Zaleska; and Saranya Kantabutr (2008) “Closing the Performance Evaluation Gap in SMEs in Thailand: What Matters?” A paper prepared for the Global Business Administration and Technology Association (GBATA) Conference to be organized in Madrid, Spain, July 8-12, 2008.

Islam, Md. Zohurul and Sununta Siengthai (2009) “Quality of work life and organizational performance: Empirical evidence from Dhaka Export Processing Zone”. A paper presented at the ILO Conference on Regulating for Decent Work, July 7 – 11, 2009.

Islam, M.Z. and Siengthai, S. (2009) “Factors Affecting Firm Performance in DEPZ, Bangladesh,” A paper prepared and presented at the 8th Asian Academy of Management International Conference on “Global Economic Meltdown: Managing change for Sustainability’, held in Kuala terenggaun, Malaysia, Dec. 18 – 21, 2009.

Mukhtar, Uzma; Md. Zohurul Islam; and Sununta Siengthai (2010) “Conflicts in Higher education And Perceived Quality of Education: Empirical evidence from Pakistan”. A paper presented at the Hawaii Higher Education Conference, Jan. 8 – 10, 2010.

Sae Pung, Wannee; Sukirno, D.S.; Siengthai, Sununta (2011) “The Study of Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) and Job Satisfaction in Indonesian Retail Industry.” A paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference, Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Awarded the Best Paper in the Management Studies Track.

Sae Pung, Wannee and Siengthai, Sununta (2011) “ The Study of Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) and Job Satisfaction in Retail Industry in Thailand.” A paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development (SGBED), held at Singapore Management University, Singapore, July 21- 23, 2011.

Tsai, Chung-Chou; Sununta Siengthai, Donyaprueth Krairit and Lalit Johri (2011) “A Computer-Aided Process Model to Navigate Value chain Reconfiguration Using a Three-Layered Methodology”. A paper to be presented at the 12th International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development (SGBED), held at Singapore Management University, Singapore, July 21- 23, 2011.

Sorakraikittikul, Monthon and Sununta Siengthai (2011) “The Mediating Effect of Knowledge Sharing Behaviors on Employee Job Satisfaction in the Context of Learning Organization” A paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development (SGBED), To be held at Singapore Management University, Singapore, July 21-23, 2011.

Siengthai, Sununta; Daungporn Boonkrob; and Malee Siengthai (2012) Evaluation of Training Effectiveness: A Case Study of the Ministry of Interior, Thailand. A paper presented at the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) 2012, University of Limerick, Ireland, June 24 –26, 2012.

Pila-ngarm, Patarakhuan and Sununta Siengthai (2013) “Job Redesign and Employee Performance.” A paper accepted for presentation in the MAG Scholar Global Business, Marketing & Tourism Conference, held at the Le Meridien Hotel, Dubai, November 11 – 14, 2013.

Teeratansirikool, Luliya and Sununta Siengthai (2014) The Alignment of Competitive Strategies and HRM Practices for Firm Performance. A paper presented at the Annual Tokyo Business Research Conference, organized by the World Business Institute Conference at Waseda University, Dec. 15 – 16, 2014.

Phraibueng, Wanlapha and Sununta Siengthai (2015) “Intellectual Capital Management in Thai Organizations: An Exploratory Study.” Paper presented at the 3d International Conference on Inclusive Innovation and Innovative Management (ICIIIM), at Walai Alongkorn University, Thailand, Nov. 25-26, 2015.

Nguyen Ngoc, Duc and Sununta Siengthai (2016) “An Insightful Understanding of Perception and Trust Towards HRIS: A Case Study from SMEs in Vietnam,” A paper to be presented at the 14th Society for Global Business and Economic Development (SGBED) during June 21-24, 2016 at Montclair University, New York.

Hareebin, Yuttachai; Somnuk Aujirapongpan; Sununta Siengthai (2017) รูปแบบการสร้างทีมเพื่อพัฒนากลยุทธ์นวัตกรรมแบบเปิด (Open Innovation) ระหว่างมหาวิทยาลัยกับผู้ประกอบการส่งออกยางพาราภาคใต้ ( A Model of Team Building for Open Innovation Strategy between Universities and the Rubber Entrepreneurs of the Southern Region in Thailand). A conference paper presented at the Walailak Management School (WMS)’s Management Research National Conference # 6 on “Creativity’s Value in Innovation”, 19 May 2017. [Outstanding Paper Reward].

RESEARCH REPORTS:

Siengthai, Sununta (1979) The Impact of Unionization on Nurses’ Wages. Unpublished Master’s Tutorial Paper, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Siengthai, Sununta (1983) “Wage and Productivity in the Unorganized Sector in LDCs: With Special Reference to Southeast Asia.” Proceedings of the International Relations Association (IIRA) Sixth World Congress, Kyoto, Japan, March 28-31,1983.

Siengthai, Sununta (1984) Intersectoral Labor Mobility and Earnings Differentials in Urban Labor Markets: A Case Study of Slum Dwellers in Bangkok. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May.

Siengthai, Sununta; Uttama Savanayon and Suvinai Tosirisuk (1985) Thailand Institute of Banking: A Feasibility Study. A Study undertaken for the Thai Bankers Association, September 16, 1985, 138 pp. (Text in Thai)

Siengthai, Sununta and Klinkeo Chintakananda (1985) Government Wage Policy Formulation: A National Monograph. A Monograph prepared for the ILO, Nov. 15, 1984, 64 pp.

Piampongsanta, Krisda; Sununta Siengthai; and Sirirat Taneerananon (1985) A Study on the Brain Drain Phenomenon of the Supported Colombo Plan Programme. A research supported by Thai-Australian University International Development Programme (TATSC/AUIDP), January.

Siengthai, Sununta (1986) “The Desirable Approach to the Problems of the Homeless Children and Adolescence.” Paper presented at the Workshop Organized by the Association of the Social Workers and the Working on Child Development at Thammasat University, April 28-29, 1986, 17 pp. (mimeo) (Text in Thai)

Raksasatya, Amara; Sununta Siengthai; Nonglak Suttiwatanapan; and Voradej Chandrasorn (1986) Public Policies. Prepared for the National Government, June, 362 pp. (2nd revision), ISBN: 947-8161-36-6. (Text in Thai)

Siengthai, Sununta; Sritana Boonyaset and Sompit Thongpan (1986) Human Resource Management of the Fishery Department, Research Report prepared for the Fishery Department funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (C.I.D.A.), 210 pp. (Text in Thai)

Siengthai, Sununta (1987) Employment Issues and Prospects in Thailand. A report prepared for the Embassy of Japan, August 1987, 81 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1988) Homeless Children and Adolescents: Problem Situations, Causes And Solution Alternatives. Research supported by the Foundation for Children’s Development and the National Institute of Development Administration, January, 1988, 257 pp. (Text in Thai)

Siengthai, Sununta (1988) Three Case Studies on Labour Management Co-operation for Productivity Improvement. Prepared for the Asian and Pacific Regional Project on Labour Management Co-operation for Productivity Improvement, ILO, Japan Multi-bilateral Programme for Technical Co-operation, February, 1988, 95 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1988) Changes in Wages and Income Level in Thailand in the Last Two Decades. A report prepared for the National Wages and Incomes Committee, the National Advisory Council for Manpower Development. Thailand.

Siengthai, Sununta (1988) Three Case Studies on Labour Management Co-operation for Productivity Improvement. Prepared for the Asian and Pacific Regional Project on Labour Management Co-operation for Productivity Improvement, ILO, Japan Multi-bilateral Programme for Technical Co-operation, February, 1988, 95 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1988) Changes in Wages and Income Level in Thailand in the Last Two Decades. A report prepared for the National Wages and Incomes Committee, the National Advisory Council for Manpower Development, June 1988, 89 pp.(Text in Thai )

Siengthai, Sununta (1989) Human Resource Development: A Strategic Factor in the Manufacturing And Service Industries in ASEAN. A Monograph prepared under the ASEAN Affairs Programme, ASEAN Economic Research Unit, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, 115 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1990) Economic Growth and Human Resource Development: Strategic Policy of Thailand. A research report prepared for the Embassy of Japan, January,100 pp.

Sussangkarn, Chalongphob; Suganya Hutaseranee; and Sununta Siengthai (1991) Managing Urban Informal Sector: A Search for Practical Policies Based on the Basic Needs, Human Resources and Social Development Program, Thailand Development Research Institute Foundation. Research report prepared for the National Economic and Social Development Board, June.

Siengthai, Sununta and Orose Leelakulthanit (1991) TNCs’ Organizational Behavior and Industrialization: A Case Study of Thailand. A paper co-authored with Orose Leelakulthanit, presented at the Expert Group Meeting organized by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), in Nagoya, November 10-12, 1991.

Ngarmyarn, Atcharawan; Sununta Siengthai; Supeecha Panitchpathom; and Orose Leelakulthanit Oil Seed Products: Markets Structure and Prospects. A report commissioned by the Ministry of Commerce, Thailand. (Text in Thai)

Siengthai, Sununta and Pavida Pananond (1993) Thailand Economic Overview and Trends. A report prepared for the Feasibility Study of Thailand GlobalTranspark, November.

Siengthai, Sununta and Pavida Pananond (1993) Southeast Asia Economic Overview and Trends. A report prepared for the Feasibility Study of Thailand Global Transpark, November.

Siengthai, Sununta (1993) Tripartism and Industrialization of Thailand. A research paper Prepared for the ILO, December. (2nd revision in May 1994).

Appold, Stephen J.; Sununta Siengthai and John D. Kasarda (1994) “The Effect of Culture And Staffing Patterns on Firm Performance: An Investigation of MNEs in Thailand. ” Research paper supported through grants from the Carnegie-Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Citibank, N.A. and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Appold, Stephen J.; Sununta Siengthai and John D. Kasarda (1994) ” The Employment of Women Managers and Professionals in Thailand.” Research paper supported through grants from The Carnegie-Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Citibank N.A. and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Appold, Stephen J.; Sununta Siengthai and John D. Kasarda (1994) “Inter-organizational Linkages Among Firms in a Rapidly Expanding Economy: An Examination of Multinational and Domestic Firms in Thailand.” Research paper supported through grants from the Carnegie-Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Citibank N.A. and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This paper was presented at the Fifth Business Research Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, May.

Poapongsakorn, Nipon et al. (1996) The Impact of New Production Technology on Employment in Thailand: A Case Study of Textile Industry. A Report Prepared by the Thailand Development Research Institute for the Ministry of Labour Protection and Social Welfare, September, 89 pp. (Text in Thai )

Siengthai, Sununta (1996) Labour Relations, Productivity and Enterprise Competitiveness: A Case Study of the Food and Textiles Industries in Thailand. A research report supported by the ILO, Geneva, 117 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (1997) Current Labor and Employment Situations in the Eastern Seaboard: An Implication for the Immediate Labor Development Plan. A Report Prepared for the Eastern Seaboard Development Office, March.( Text in Thai)

Appold, Stephen J. and Sununta Siengthai (1997) Cultural and Structural Cross-National Management Strategies in Transplants: A Comparison of the Organizational Engagement of Managerial and Professional Employees Among U.S. and Japanese Manufacturers in Thailand. A research supported through grants from the Carnegie-Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Citibank, N.A. and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, September.

Siengthai, Sununta (1998) Community Education for the Eastern Seaboard Area. A Report prepared for the Eastern Seaboard Development Project on behalf of the DPC Co. Ltd., April. (Text in Thai)

Lawler, John J. et al. (1998) The Potential Role of Artificial Intelligence in Managerial Decision Making in a Developing Economy: Perceptions of Thai Managers. A Research Report submitted to the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Thammasat University, June.

Siengthai, Sununta (1998) Bipartism and Organizational Learning for Productivity Improvement. A research paper prepared under the Fulbright Visiting Fellowship Program at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, July – December, 1998.

Siengthai, Sununta (1999) Human Resource Management and Organizational Learning for Productivity Improvement: A Research Proposal. (mimeographed)

Siengthai, Sununta (1999) Industrial Relations and Recession in Thailand. A research Report prepared for the ILO, BKK, 116 pp.

Bechter, Clemens; Sununta Siengthai; Gerard Tocquer (1999) Distributed Education Programs: Market Opportunities and Social Development Considerations. A research report submitted to the Distributed Education Center/Asian Institute Technology, 40 pp.

Siengthai, Sununta (2000) Localization of MNCs Management in Thailand. Published in the Report of the Asian Club Foundation Round Table Discussion, January 27-28, 2000, Tokyo, Japan.

Siengthai, Sununta; Suvanit Kanchanavanit; Ranee Esichaikul and Fredric Swierczek (2001) Strategic Analysis and Planning for Tax Administration. In Tax Administration Project. A Project commissioned to AIT by the Revenue Department of Thailand.

Chiararattananon, Surapong et al. (2002) Electricity Supply Industry (ESI) Structure and Corporatization: A Case Study of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT). A commissioned report submitted to EGAT by AIT. (A study of collaboration among various experts within and outside of AIT).

Siengthai, Sununta; Himangshu Paul and Clemens Bechter (Principal Investigators) (2004) Asian EMERGENCE Project. An international study of eWork subcontracted to AIT by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), Brighton, U.K, February.

Siengthai, Sununta; Clemens Bechter; Chongrak Pholprasert; and Uthai Tanlamai (2004) Strategic Human Resource Management for Firm Innovation and Competitive Advantage. A Research Project Supported by the Royal Thai Government (RTG) during 2002-2004, July.

Siengthai, Sununta and Sangheon Lee (2007) Employment Conditions in the Globalization Era: A Case Study of Thailand. A report prepared for the International Labour Organization, April, 2007.