Human Resources Development Strategy in Thailand Past, Present and Future



Edited by Chira Hongladarom, Shigeru Itoga
Published in 1991

Preface / Chira Hongladarom, Shigeru Itoga

Chapter I.

Overview / Chira Hongladarom

1. Overview
2. The Conceptual Aspect of Human Resources Development
3. Past Experiences in Human Resources Development
4. Past Experience Is Not Always Rosy
5. Present and Future Strategies
6. Human Resources and Income Distribution Issues
7. Efficiency and Quality of Life
Chapter II.

Source of Economic Growth Owing to Education and Labour Quality / Kitti Limskul

1. Introduction
2. Education's Contribution to Growth: A Methodology
3. The Role of Education and Labour Quality: Estimation Results
4. Unemployment Situation in Thailand 1984
5. Discussions and Policy Implications
Chapter III.
1. Employment Structure
2. Investment Expansion and Derived Labour Demand
Chapter IV.

Internal Labor Market in Thailand / Nipon Poapongsakorn

1. Introduction
2. Industries, Their Labor Markets and Labor Shortage
3. Recruitment, Job Ladder and Skill Acquisition
4. Management Practices and Internal Labor Market
5. Conclusion
Chapter V.

Nu, Nit, Noi and Thailand's Informal Sector in Rapid Growth / Pasuk Phongpaichit

1. Nu
2. Nit
3. Noi
4. The Debate about the Urban Informal Sector
5. The Development of Thailand's Urban Informal Sector
6. The Characteristics of Thailand's Urban Informal Sector
7. Recent Changes and the Informal Sector
8. Export-led Growth and the Informal Sector
9. The Garment Industry Case
10. Prospects of Informal Sector Growth
Chapter VI.

Wayouts for Labourers in the Thai Agricultural Sector / Sompop Manarungasan

1. Development of the Thai Agriculture over the Past Three Decades
2. The Current Trend of the Agricultural Sector of Thailand
3. Wayouts for Agricultural Labor
4. Conclusion
Chapter VII.

Labour Administration and Labour Relations in Thailand / Nicom Chandravithun

1. Brief Development
2. Constitutional Provisions
3. Important Legislation
4. Present Setup
5. Functions and Responsibilities
6. Employment Services
7. Labour Protections
8. Vocational Training
9. Industrial Relations
10. Tripartism in Labour Administration
11. Conclusion