Action Research of Goal-Setting as ODI to Improve Employee Motivation, Engagement in Thai CCTV, Thailand

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TingTing Fan
Joanne C Preston


This study intended to answer the question of how to make Thai Central Chinese Television Group (Thai CCTV) profitable while improving customer satisfaction? The study investigations were through observations, interviews, and analysis of primary data from employees, suppliers, cable TV owners with total of thirty-three participants. In particular, the main research questions encompass as: 1) What is Thai CCTV’s current situation on employee motivation, employee engagement, operational excellence and customer satisfaction? 2) What ODI techniques can be implemented/ applied to increase the level of employee motivation and to increase the level of employee engagement? 3) Are there any differences between pre and post OD intervention on the level of employee motivation and employee engagement? 4) Are there any differences between pre and post OD intervention on the level of operational excellence? 5) Are there any differences between pre and post OD intervention on the level of customer satisfaction? The study used open-ended interview questions and qualitative approaches to conduct interviews during diagnosis, pre- and post-intervention and compare the results before and after the intervention. The findings reveal that the participants were unanimous in belief that goal setting plays a significant role which influenced employee motivation, employee engagement, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.


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Fan, T., & Preston, J. C. . (2022). Action Research of Goal-Setting as ODI to Improve Employee Motivation, Engagement in Thai CCTV, Thailand. AU-GSB E-JOURNAL, 15(1), 52-65.


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