How nonprofit organizations attract the best talent

Have you ever considered how nonprofit organizations attract employees who do not prioritize monetary rewards when choosing which organization to work for?
In reality, even nonprofit organizations must compete to attract the best talent from the same talent pool as other organizations. Yet, there are monetary constraints compared to commercial

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4 Lessons for Thai SMEs: From the ‘Unlocking SME Potential’ Seminar

Kenan Foundation Asia partnered with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (OSMEP) conducting the Unlocking SME Potential seminar with generous support from well-known Thai companies such as Banpu PCL, Facebook Thailand, SCG Cement-Building Materials, Ngern Tid Lor PCL, LINEMAN Wongnai, LINE Thailand, JD Central, The McKinsey Global Institute,

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How can Thai teachers adjust their teaching in the age of COVID-19?

COVID-19 impact on teaching in Thailand
It has been over a year and a half now since COVID-19 hit Thailand. In the early phases, there was a hope that delaying the beginning of the semester and optional online teaching would be an acceptable short-term solution. Now that the pandemic may

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Strengthening international labor rights in Vietnam

While Vietnam has experienced rapid economic growth in the past decades, issues with international labor rights (ILR) compliance have left workers vulnerable to discrimination and hindered further economic and social progress. The continued revisions to its Labor Code to increase protection for employees is reflective of Vietnam’s focus on its

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Math class is for everyone

Developing 21st century skills in the Math class
The traditional Math class
Looking back to our Math class from school days, most of us would recall going through tons of formulas and theories. If you can solve a Math problem, both in the classroom and in the exam hall,

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Needs of Industry 4.0. and preparing students for evolving industries

With Education 4.0, the concept of education changes completely; the new education system, built on success in life, not exams, draws attention to the necessity of personalized education, being confident with technology, and continuously learning and self-improving individuals.
Research by McKinsey Digital revealed that 60% of all occupations could potentially

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Understanding the environment for women-owned SMEs in Thailand

As COVID-19 continues, women-owned SMEs in Thailand have been significantly affected by lockdowns and reduced commercial activity.
Kenan Foundation Asia has been supporting SMEs in Thailand for over 25 years. We understand the needs of small entrepreneurs and continue to help entrepreneurs recover from the pandemic and move forward with

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How SMEs can get to know their ‘buyer persona’ to increase sales

“With ten thousand page followers, why can’t we sell any products?” This important question came from Thai SMEs who participated in Boost with Facebook, a digital marketing skill development project. The reason behind this challenge is that the entrepreneurs did not have an understanding of their customers. As a result,

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Turning the tables: creating online business in agriculture

For small businesses, turning a crisis into an opportunity can be one of the most impactful strategies to leverage business growth, especially during a recession where entrepreneurs may have to pivot their product management or find other distribution channels to survive. This was certainly the case for Ammorn Banjong,

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Never too old to dream

By day, Jenjira Pongsa, aka Jane, is a bank clerk at the Government Housing Bank. She also manages a Facebook Business Page called “Fit & Healthy By Jane” to share her healthcare knowledge and passion for staying healthy.
Jane believes that an online business can start from low investment. The

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