FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE ACADEMIC SOCIETY OF THE TEACHER IN COLLEGE OF LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN, SUAN SUNANDHA RAJABHAT UNIVERSITY NAKHONPATHOM CAMPUS
Abstract—The purposes of this study were to analyze factors affecting community academic service of the teacher in College of Logistics and Supply Chain, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University Nakhonpathom Campus, and to investigate problems and difficulties found in operating academic service by sample group. The samples of the study were 53 lecturers of College of Logistics and Supply Chain, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University. Questionnaire was used as data collection instrument. Data were analyzed using instant data analysis software to calculate percentage, mean and standard deviation.
The study revealed that factors affecting the community academic service operation were personnel-related factor, information technology-related factor, curriculum and project-related factor, wisdom and knowledge-related factor, customer and service receiver-related factor, management-related factor, finance-related factor, and facility-related factor. The management-related factor gave a highest effect to the teacher in College of Logistics and Supply Chain, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University Nakhonpathom Campus lecturers in providing academic service to community with the high mean score (X= 4.57) The customer and service receiver-related factor, that affected College of Logistics and Supply Chain lecturers in providing academic service to community, had a lowest mean score with average mean (X= 4.66) In term of problem and difficulty found in the operation of academic service to community, the study found that having not enough service locations was major problem. From the study, there was suggestion to make a survey of the communities’ needs and their participations before the academic service project would be launched.