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 Volume 7, Issue 8 (August 2020), Pages: 65-73


 Original research Paper

 Title: Study on elements of job design to develop high-performance workforce in the Thai garment industry

 Author(s): Arisara Rungrueang 1, *, Napaporn Khantanapha 1, Rapeepun Piriyakul 2


 1Graduate School of Business Administration, Southeast Asia University, Bangkok, Thailand
 2Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, Thailand

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The aim of this study was investing the elements of job design in developing the high-performance workforce in the Thai garment industry. Relevant literature and theories were reviewed, along with discussing with experts in the Thai garment industry, to review the conceptual framework and factors obtained from the study. This study is part of the main study that the researcher is currently doing. The results from this study led to the conceptual framework and indicated that the elements of job design include (1) job rotation, (2) job enlargement, and (3) job enrichment. A good job design must be appropriate for each employee by taking into account their health, ability, and working environment, encouraging employees to make their own decisions in the field of their work, promoting employees’ work expertise, and having a flexible and suitable work schedule. In addition, job design can also affect employee involvement because it has both positive and negative impacts on the interaction between employees and the organization. The results from this study will be used to expand the development of additional framework concepts for use in a population study in order to collect data and expand research results in the future. 

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 Keywords: Job design, High-performance workforce, Thai garment industry

 Article History: Received 4 February 2020, Received in revised form 28 April 2020, Accepted 2 May 2020


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 Conflict of interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


 Rungrueang A, Khantanapha N, and Piriyakul R (2020). Study on elements of job design to develop high-performance workforce in the Thai garment industry. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 7(8): 65-73

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