A human resources operating model establishing professional human resources management for catholic schools in Bangkok metropolis
Keywords:Catholic leaders, Catholic schools, HR functions, HR professionals, human resources operating model
The purpose of this study was to develop a human resources operating model establishing professional human resources management for Catholic schools in Bangkok metropolis through an examination of current HR functions, roles and situations. This study adopted documentary research interviews, facilitation of workshops and a focus group to collect data from Catholic leaders, HR professionals, heads and teachers from selected Catholic schools. All the useable data collected from the documents, 10 experts and 60 participants from the workshops were analyzed. The findings from this research proved that human resources functions among Catholic schools do not exist as a department but a position. HR roles and responsibilities are shared with school directors, principals and heads. The main conclusions drawn from this study are the principle of employee-centred in implementing additional HR functions like talent attraction, compensation and benefits, talent management and talent retention and the need for HR professionals to be recognized in their roles.