Chiraprapha Tan Akaraborworn

ChiraAMember of the Academy of Human Resource Development Foundation Board

School of Human Resource Development, National Institute of Development and Administration (NIDA)
Seree Thai Rd. Bangkapi Bangkok. 10240 THAILAND

Dr. Chiraprapha  Akaraborworn or Dr. Tan is Associate Professor of Human Resource and Organizational Development at School of Human Resource Development, NIDA where is the first academic institution for having initially established a Master of Science Curriculum in the concentration of Human Resource and She was a former dean in 2003 – 2005 and 2007 – 2010. Currently, she is assigned as an assistant to the president for International Accreditation. She has published 13 books in Thai and 1 book in English “HRD in Thailand” and also over 20 published articles. She works closely with public and private sectors as a consultant who tries to bridge the academic’s and practitioner’s world. Her works and interests are Strategic Performance Management System, Organization Development, Competency-based HR System, HR Audit, HRD Blueprint, Employee Engagement, and Organization Diagnosis Tool. In 2013, she receives a Best Paper award from International Conference on Business and Information (BAI) in Bali, Indonesia and the Best Teaching Award from NIDA.

Why I Give
I have joined AHRD since I was a student at University of Minnesota in 1997 and I had hosted AHRD conferences in Thailand twice in 2003 and 2008. I am so proud of being a part of AHRD and working with AHRD members. It is such a wonderful experience for me as an academic. I have received lots of support whenever I need from them. This is the time to give back and promote the AHRD community among Thai societies of academics, practitioners, and students in this field and related fields.  As a strategic HR professional, we need to create value for the organization we belong, thus I would love to encourage you all to contribute to the AHRD foundation.

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