Novices learning ‘positioning’ informally in Thai tourism workplaces: five case studies

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Chobphon, Premrudee (2011) Novices learning ‘positioning’ informally in Thai tourism workplaces: five case studies. Other Degree thesis, Victoria University.


This is a study of 5 new Thai graduates, three men and two women who entered employment in small intermediary service industry enterprise work places in the key tourism sector of the Thai economy in 2005 and 2007. Its main aim was to identify how these novices coped with the work that they were allocated. Methodology was qualitative, with simple prospective panel design involving follow-up for periods of up to 20 months.

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Doctor of Education

Item type Thesis (Other Degree thesis)
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
Historical > FOR Classification > 1301 Education Systems
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
Keywords tourism, service industry, tourism industry, tourism enterprises, tourism education, tourism training, workplace training, workplace learning, employee training, novice employees, Thai, Thailand
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