HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT BY BUDDHADHAMMA AT CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH

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Mithila Chowdhury
Boonton Dockthaisong
Sman Ngamsnit

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Objectives of this research were: 1. To study the human resources development by Buddhadhamma 2. To study the factors affecting the human resources development by Buddhadhamma and 3. To propose the guideline of an appropriate Buddhadhamma model for human resources development by Buddhadhamma. Mixed methods of qualitative and quantitative approach were designed for the research. In-depth interviews of 17 key informants were conducted for qualitative research and was analyzed by descriptive interpretation. The quantitative research of survey method, the data was collected using questionnaires with reliability coefficient of 0.949 from 122 actual respondents, and the data were analyzed by frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation. Another 7 participants participated the focus group discussion and was analyzed by descriptive interpretation. Then verifying the research findings and conclusion.


          Findings were as follows 1) Human Resources Development by Buddhadhamma focusing on Tisikklā (Threefold Training) about Sīla level (behavior), Samādhi level and Paññā level have falling into the realm of rather totally agree 2) factors affecting the human resources development about the external factors affecting has falling into the realm of neither agree nor disagree and the internal factors affecting has falling into the realm of fairly agree and 3) the guideline of an appropriate Buddhadhamma model of human resources development, body of knowledge derived from research that has already summarized into Buddhadhamma for Human Resources Development by Tisikkhā (Threefold Training) focusing on Sīla (Morality, Five Precepts), Samādhi (Concentration) and Paññā (Wisdom), Leonard Nadler Theory and Iddhipāda 4 Integration about education, training and development and Factors Supporting Human Resources Development at Chittagong, Bangladesh about community participations.

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