Roles of HRD in Social Enterprise in Thailand: A Systematic Literature Review

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Asma Tehmarn
Chiraprapha Akaraborworn


The concerns of sustainability lead to the development of social enterprise that aims to solve social and environment problems. Human resource development shares some characteristics of social enterprise, as it aims to develop organization, community, nation, and/or humanity. This study explores the roles of human resource development in social enterprise in Thailand by using systematic literature review. The results show that roles of human resource development in social enterprise are close to typical for-profit organization that aims for performance improvement and increase competitiveness of the organization, however, its strategy expands to serves social and environmental needs. Human resource development roles are composed of recruitment and selection, training and development, process improvement, knowledge management, and developing leadership and teamwork

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