Development of a Causal Model for Sustainable Employee Engagement with Buddhist Psychological Traits

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Miss Bundhita Thiratitsakun


The purposes of this research were 1) to study Buddhist concepts
and psychological traits theory for sustainable employee engagement;
2) to develop the causal model for sustainable employee engagement with
Buddhist psychological traits and; 3) to validate and propose the causal
model for sustainable employee engagement with Buddhist psychological
traits. Mixed methods research applying quantitative methods to extend
qualitative results was used for research design. The qualitative method
used the in-depth interview of 15 key informants for the confirmation of
the research framework. For quantitative method, the survey using the
constructed questionnaires was used for data collection with the respondents
of 540 employees who were working in Bangkok. Model was validated
for the goodness of fit test by LISREL. The findings of goodness of fit
test for the developed models, the result found that the model fit with
the empirical data, Chi-Square (x2
) = 79.06, degree of freedom = 63, P-value
= 0.833, GFI = 0.98, AGFI = 0.96, RMSEA = 0.022, accounting for the
variations in sustainable employee engagement at 95 percent.


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