Wicker Enterprises in Phrae Province: Knowledge and Network’s Management for Sustainable Development

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Chonthicha Jirapakapong Chaweewan Suwannapha Punyavee Mongkonpiputporn Patnaree Attawong

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The purpose of this research are as follow; 1) to study current conditions and problems of Wicker Enterprises in Phrae Province. 2) to study stock of knowledge and participation of  Network’s Management  for Sustainable Development 3) to analyze the relationship and the success of network management on community enterprises for sustainable development. 4) to propose the findings and network management systems affecting the sustainable development of Wicker Enterprises in Phrae Province. Key informants include: Government agencies, Chairman of Wicker Enterprises group and representatives of Wicker Enterprises Group, to tally 24 people. Data collection was done by documents study, Interviews and focus groups. The analysis of data was performed by focusing on main issues and divided into sub-themes.


            The research found that 1) 65 registered wicker enterprises aimed in the community to promote the development of stock of knowledge and local wisdom, generating income and helping each other. The activities were performed under the planning of the members, think together, do together, troubleshooting, creating a community economy were mobilize by using local knowledge Wisdom and Culture and resources available in the community Supported by local organizations and the network of related parties at all levels. The problem found are the following ; the discontinuity of activities due to money does not match with the activities of the group as well as lack of needed information. 2) Knowledge that results in network management Including the development of products or processed products, distribution and network management. 3) The success of the group and relationship of members depend on the participation of people in the group and with external organization. 4) Knowledge and network management system play an important role to the sustainable development as of follow; (1) Development and management organizations  2) Group Product Development 3) Activity development and the learning process of the group members.   4) Market development. 5) Coordination with other external organizations.

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Jirapakapong, C., Suwannapha, C., Mongkonpiputporn, P., & Attawong, P. (2019). Wicker Enterprises in Phrae Province: Knowledge and Network’s Management for Sustainable Development. WMS Journal of Management, 8(3), 63-74. Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/wms/article/view/206462
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Chonthicha Jirapakapong

Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University Phrae Campus

111 Moo 5., Maekummee, Mueang Phrae, Phrae, 54000 Thailand

Chaweewan Suwannapha

Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University Phrae Campus

111 Moo 5., Maekummee, Mueang Phrae, Phrae, 54000 Thailand

Punyavee Mongkonpiputporn

Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University Phrae Campus

111 Moo 5., Maekummee, Mueang Phrae, Phrae, 54000 Thailand

Patnaree Attawong

Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University Phrae Campus

111 Moo 5., Maekummee, Mueang Phrae, Phrae, 54000 Thailand

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