Job Attributes Affecting Work Selection with Thai Commercial Banks and Specialized Financial Institutions

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Janjira Laowapong
Nittaya Jariangprasert
Saranya Kantabutra

Abstract

This research aims to study job attributes affecting undergraduate students in Chiang Mai towards working with Thai commercial banks and specialized financial institutions, using 11 job attributes as a research framework. Data was collected using questionnaires distributed to fourth-year students, majoring in business administration, accounting and economics, from 3 university groups in Chiang Mai, which were public university, autonomous university, and private university. A sample of 150 was drawn from each group, accounted for a total of 450.    


The results indicate that most respondents are female, between 22-23 years old, majoring in business administration, and their GPAs range between 2.50-2.99.



 They intend to work in Chiang Mai and are more likely to work for Thai commercial banks. Factor analysis reveal 11 job attributes with factor loadings vary between 0.592-0.856 for students’ perception towards working with commercial banks and between 0.638-0.807 for their perceptions towards working with specialized financial institutions. In addition, students’ perceptions towards working with Thai commercial banks and specialized financial institutions are not different, at 95% confident interval, in 3 job attributes, namely, pay, fringe benefits, and social responsibility. However, their perceptions of the other 8 job attributes towards working with those two groups are similar at 95% confident interval. The students also identify other job attributes affecting work selection, which are bank location with closeness to home and convenience commuting to work.

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Laowapong, J., Jariangprasert, N., & Kantabutra, S. (2020). Job Attributes Affecting Work Selection with Thai Commercial Banks and Specialized Financial Institutions. WMS Journal of Management, 9(3), 79-89. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/wms/article/view/243627
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Author Biographies

Janjira Laowapong

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business Administration, Chiang Mai University 239 Huay Kaew Road, Suthep, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand

Nittaya Jariangprasert

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business Administration, Chiang Mai University 239 Huay Kaew Road, Suthep, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand

Saranya Kantabutra

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business Administration, Chiang Mai University 239 Huay Kaew Road, Suthep, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand

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