Achievement Motivation Characteristics in Construction’s Supervisors: A Case Study of Japanese Construction Company in Thailand
Department of Design and Project Development, Robinson Public Company Limited
Faculty of Architecture, Silpakorn University
This study aims to determine not only the level of achievement motivation, but also the relationship between personal factors and level of achievement motivation of construction’s supervisors in Japanese construction company in Thailand. It was conducted by collecting 373 questionnaires, divided into 17 questions from 7 topics about the achievement motivation and 4 questions about the organization.
It is found that most construction supervisors had achievement motivation characteristics in individual responsibility, knowledge of result of decision, energetic, organizational skills, risk-taking, anticipation of future possibilities and competition, respectively. Furthermore, the Japanese construction company encourages and educates knowledge for staffs in the organization following Japanese culture. Moreover, it is found that male supervisors have higher achievement motivation than female ones in almost all the aspects. The more experience supervisors have, the higher achievement motivation in anticipation of future possibilities and responsibility have.