Culture Challenge: Reflections on the Thai National Curriculum
For those Expats working with Thai colleagues, but who may be frustrated at the perceived lack of creativity, analytical thinking and initiative in the workplace, then this article is a must-read.
Shared by K. Kalyakorn, a Thai blogger, it shows how the Thai National Curriculum affects Thai working practices.
Our readers may not be surprised that average training time in Thai companies is too low by international comparisons, and that this may impact company productivity.
Training techniques are also not being looked at closely enough, with the result that when training does take place, it may make little or no difference to the participants.
In many cases, those making decisions about training are also unaware of different training techniques and which ones (and which combination of these) are most effective in Thailand!