Author

Ye P. Thu

Publication Date

5-2-2018

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Ferguson, Amanda J.

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Management

Abstract

After ending nearly six-decades of military dictatorship, Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has its first civilian government in 2015. Along with national reconciliation and peacebuilding, educational reform has become one of the top priorities of Mrs. Aung San Suu Kyi's (Suu Kyi’s) government to develop more human capital and set the stage for robust economic growth. However, due to several contextual obstacles (e.g., political uprisings), almost all higher educational institutions in Myanmar face uncertainty about their institution-wide leadership and strategic management. Since universities are among the key organizations of the society, understanding what principles from the field of organizational behavior can apply to this situation is important to improve solidarity, cohesion, and to motivate stakeholder enthusiasm and creativity for organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The aim of this study is to find out what organizational behavior factors affect students’ career success. To improve quality of education, and develop the nation’s human capital, it is very important to understand the interdisciplinary factors associated with organizational behavior and educational development. The results of the study will provide suggestions for the enhancement of students’ career readiness at Myanmar universities and recommendations for proper educational reforms.

Extent

47 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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