The Factors of Research and Innovation Management Using Electronic Supply Chain for Thai Higher Education Institutions

Abstract

The purpose of the research study was to study the factors of research and Innovation management by using electronic supply chain for Thai higher education institutions. The research procedures consisted of three Steps : 1) study of the document and related research to create a conceptual framework , 2) study research and innovation management of Thai Higher education institute by in-depth Interview 5 out of 19 Executives of university research offices. Stratified Random Sampling was used as a sampling plan together with semi-structured interviews questionnaire, and 3) do an in-depth interview of 15 professionals in three areas, research and innovation management in the university, supply chain management and electronic, and information technology management. Purposive sampling was used as a sampling plan together with semi-structured interviews questionnaire. According to the research study we found that there were six factors of research and innovation management using electronic supply chain for Thai higher education : 1) supplied input for research and innovation, 2) research and innovation management in the university, 3) research and innovation distribution, 4) customers benefit from research and innovation , 5) the main activities of the research and innovation supply chain, and 6) electronic supporting system . All factors will lead to the development of research and innovation management using electronic supply chain model for Thai higher education institutions.



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Sudasawan Ngammongkolwong, King Mongkut''s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand
Namon Jeerungsuwan, King Mongkut''s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand

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Conference: ACE2013
Stream: Education

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