An Assessment of Knowledge Management Training for Haang Rice Production Community Enterprise Groups in Sakon Nakhon Province

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Pramote Laolapha
Kraisri Srithupthai
Sopon Mulha


The objectives of this research were to provide training and to assess results of knowledge
management training for Haang Rice Production Community Enterprise Groups in Sakon Nakhon
province. Two groups of the sample were studied. The quantitative data were analyzed by using
statistical application software to obtain two descriptive statistics namely means and standard
deviations. Meanwhile, the qualitative data were analyzed by using content analysis. The study results
revealed that the overall satisfaction level of the participants toward the training was at a high level (
x = 4.38, S.D. = 0.55). Assessments the output of the training revealed that: 1) For the procedure
aspect, Haang Rice Production Community Enterprise Groups had changed their procedures of
Haang rice production by taking notes of the data and putting more emphasis on sanitation. 2) For the
products aspect, business partnership has taken place between the Haang Rice Production
Community Enterprise Groups and an entrepreneur who ordered Haang rice from the groups on a
monthly basis. 3) For the effects aspect, the groups have invited more villagers to become members,
resulting in an increase in employment, paddy trading, and quantity of Haang rice in the market. 4)
For the sustainability aspect, the groups derived an idea to produce organic Haang rice, which the
market demand tends to increase. They aimed to make their products receive a certificate of Good
Manufacturing Practice, Food and Drug Administration, and Geographical Indication.


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