Sustainability of Thailand's Competitiveness: The Policy Challenges
Patarapong Intarakumnerd, Yveline Lecler
Institute of Southeast Asian, 2010 - Business & Economics - 331 pages
Competitiveness of a country requires continuous upgrading and, sometimes, major transformation. Thailand is at the crossroad. It can no longer pursue a strategy based on low-cost advantages, but its capability achievements are still too low to become an advanced economy. This book points out weaknesses of Thailand's national innovation system or education and suggests how the country should develop new capabilities to survive and prosper in the globalized and fiercely competitive world. It w...
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