Effects of Human Resource Development Capability on Firm Competitiveness of Auto Parts Businesses in Thailand

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Aphi Khamphroh Sutana Boonlua Jindarat Peemanee

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This research suggest the characteristic of human resource development system in the term of human resource development capability. The purpose of this research is to examine the effects of human resource development capability on firm competitiveness. Data was collected from 128 auto parts businesses in Thailand by questionnaire mail survey. The likert scale is used to measurement and the statistic used to analyze is the multiple regression. The results reveal that two dimensions of human resource development capability (including strategy-development connectivity and innovation creativity focus) have a significant positive influence on employee commitment, operational development, business productivity, and firm competitiveness; while employee competency analysis only significant positive influence on employee commitment. Furthermore, employee commitment, operational development, and business productivity have positive influence on firm competitiveness. The discussion and the suggestion with the conclusions are highlighted as well.

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