Factors Relating to Community’s Attitudes toward Social Responsibility of the Mining Industries in Thung Song Municipal Public, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province

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Kanjana Sanguankarn
Vipawan Klinhom

Abstract

The current research was carried out to study: 1) community’s attitudes toward corporate social responsibility activities implemented by the mining industries in Thung Song Municipal Public, Nakhon Si Thammarat; and (2) the relationship between the community’s attitudes toward corporate social responsibility activities implemented by the mining industrial plants. Data was gathered by means of questionnaires administered to 400 individuals in two communities of Thung Song Municipal Public, Nakhon Si Thammarat; The researcher tested the hypothesis by using t – test and F-test statistics. If tested with F-test statistics had shown the difference of mean values which tested then the pair differences will be further tested by using the Scheffe test and test the relationship by using statistic Pearson Correlation  test.The study found that members of the community were highly positive toward the plant’s social responsibility in 5 areas of improvement such as knowledge and education, community and environmental development, community’s health care, sports and tourism, and religions and culture. (2) As for the effects of personal factors on the community’s attitudes towards social responsibility activities of the mining industrial plants, it was discovered that differences in sex, age, occupations, level of income, and residences had effects on differences in attitudes at the significance level of 0.05, while the differences in education and status did not significantly affect differences in attitudes. (3) The study found a statistical significance of 0.01 in factors influencing attitudes on imitation, experience, distinguishing ability, and demand response when associated with community’s attitudes toward social responsibility activities of the mining industrial plants. However, membership or group and learning cluster were not related to attitudes towards social responsibility activities of the mining industries.

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Sanguankarn, K., & Klinhom, V. (2020). Factors Relating to Community’s Attitudes toward Social Responsibility of the Mining Industries in Thung Song Municipal Public, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province. WMS Journal of Management, 9(4), 41-52. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/wms/article/view/245363
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Kanjana Sanguankarn

School of Management, Walailak University, NakhonsiThammarat 80161

Vipawan Klinhom

School of Management, Walailak University, NakhonsiThammarat 80161

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