The Relationship between Personal Characters and Organizational Performance of Learning Organization: A Case Study of School of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand

  • Anucha Wittayakorn Puripunpinyoo, Associate Professor Dr. Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University
Keywords: Personal Characters: Organizational Performance: Learning Organization


The research objectives were to 1) study the personal characters of human capital in the school of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, and 2) examine the relationship between personal characters and organizational performance of learning organization. The population was total number of 45 persons who work for school of agriculture and cooperatives, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University. The sample size was 37 persons who work for school of Agriculture and Cooperatives comprised of 29 persons who work as academic staff and 8 persons of academic service staff. The primary data collection was collected by questionnaire while the secondary data was collected from the official documents and website. Descriptive statistics was applied. The inferential statistics was applied multiple regression. The estimated parameter were applied by Ordinary Least Square (OLS), t-test, F-test and the Coefficient of Determination.

The research results expressed that 1) the majority of employees was female with older than 45 years old. They earned doctoral degree with associate professor position. Most of them archived the position of government officers. They held their position over t 20 years, and 2) there were 5 personal characters of employees had positive relationship with Innovation creating capacity--- the personal commitment to lead the organization toward learning organization, the personal admitted to co-workers’ reasons and opinion, the personal’s job learning, study, searching for job successfulness, and the personal skills of problem analysis to job improvement in the future.