Essays Tagged: "Thai"

Thailand

THAILANDThailand is a country in South East Asia. Its neighboring countries are Cambodia on the east ... a (now called Myanmar) on the west, Laos on the north, and Malaysia on the south. The main river in Thailand is the Chao Phraya River which flows south out of the Mae Nam River. The word nam means wat ... nd is the Chao Phraya River which flows south out of the Mae Nam River. The word nam means water in Thai. Most of the rivers in Thailand start with Mae Nam something. For example: Mae Nam Ping, Mae Na ...

(6 pages) 191 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Thailand, city if wonders

The official name is the Kingdom of Thailand. This country, centeredaround its capital Bangkok, has 198,456 square miles. Within thesebo ... people persquare mile. 19.8% is urban and 80.2% is rural. This country is divided into72 provinces.Thai is the language that is spoke throughout this country andBuddhism is officially taught. 88.8% o ... k is Doi Inthanon and the lowest pointof elevation is sea level. The major rivers that flow through Thailand are the:Chao Phyraya, Chi, Mekong, Mun, and the Ping.Thailand is 985 miles north to south a ...

(5 pages) 148 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Reasons For Dropping Out of School

effect of drugs when students use during the time they are in college. I have another friend named Thai whom I know in De Anza College. Thai started using drug in the first year of college. He hung o ... concentrate on school works and constantly playing catch up when he is sobered. From that time on, Thai became depressed, and as a result his learning deteriorated much. After that, Thai had dropped ...

(3 pages) 123 1 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Will China's rise ruin business in the rest of Asia?

Chinese rivals in everything from plastic Christmas trees to computer chips.The continuing rise of Thai Carbon Black is a healthy counterpoint to that stereotype. Although the company would appear to ... e expect China to make up half our sales within two years--we see tremendous potential there," says Thai Carbon Black President Subbaraman Srinivasan.Thai Carbon Black's story is not atypical. Where o ...

(4 pages) 118 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The potential of exporting liquid soap from the UK into Thailand's market

e the possibility of introducing Simple liquid soap from United Kingdom (fifth largest exporter) to Thailand. Although, the general soap market in Thailand is declining but the liquid soap market is g ... ecline in its bar soap due to the consumers switching to liquid soap. It is a new style of soap and Thai people seem to appreciate it. Also the weather in Thailand is hot so Thai people pay careful at ...

(14 pages) 205 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

TA-Orange: A case study on the mobile phone market in Thailand

The Thai Mobile Phone Market had been operating with little or no competition for years. That all change ... ailure does happen.The first significant risk that I identified was that TA-Orange was entering the Thai mobile phone market where two companies have dominated the market and have co-existed peacefull ... well be a detriment to the future success of their mission.The third risk involved in entering the Thai mobile phone market, was using the cellular phones built by their competitors. Not only did TA- ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Infrastructure of media control in Thailand

f restrictions on media had occurred as well as the advent of a code of ethics.The Press Council of Thailand, together with publishers, editors and reporters from the country's independent media, beli ... ontation between media, especially journalists, and government happens regularly. For instance, The Thai Journalists Association boycotted 'The Reform and Improve the Media' seminary organized by the ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

"Asian Values" vs. "mcWestern Values"

that perhaps their fundamental desires are not as "Asian" as their government would like to believe.Thailand's political history shows a growing trend for the advocacy of democracy among the citizens. ... itical history shows a growing trend for the advocacy of democracy among the citizens. Although the Thai government has generally attempted to thwart the pervasion of western ideology, modern movement ...

(5 pages) 112 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What was the overall marketing strategy for Dunkin Donut's "Longest Love Message to Moms" campaign? Which specific tactics (4 p's) were uses and how? What would you have done differently?

essentially be connected with family principles, and they surely aren't related to Mother's Day. In Thailand, though, Dunkin' Donut's established a way to connect their merchandise with just these thi ... ns. During the summer of 1999, Dunkin' Donut's did just this.The key contrast between the market in Thailand and that in America remains within the customers perception of the product: in America, the ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Thailand history

It is difficult to determine the type of culture which existed in Thailand before the Christian era, since no written records or chronologies exist but archeological ... iving agricultural communities were established from as far north as Lamphun to Pattani in Southern Thailand. Theravada Buddhism was flourishing, and probably entered the region around the 2nd or 3rd ... ies were said to have been sent to a land called "Suvarnabhumi". (An area comprising Burma, Central Thailand and Cambodia).The Dvaravati period, a loose collection of city states, centred around the N ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Thailand - UHT Flavored Milk

The amount of milk consumed in Thailand, has trebled since 1987. (Anonymous, 1993, p73) The Thai government has increasingly encour ... as trebled since 1987. (Anonymous, 1993, p73) The Thai government has increasingly encouraged young Thai's to drink milk and other dairy products thus Thai's have increased their consumption of colour ... to select a joint venture, providing flavored milk, as there presently is limited flavored milk in Thailand, thus indicating to us that this would be a good opportunity for this product. With the rig ...

(13 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The best expression of the Thai literary

Literature and Drama.The best expression of the Thai literary genius is found in poetry. Thai verse contains a great variety of meters, and the tona ... easure usually takes the place of rhyme, although in at least one form, the Kap, both are employed. Thai poetry is unlimited with regard to subject, but perhaps the best known and most numerous poems ... hich is written in lyrical verse intended to be sung to the accompaniment of dancing.Other areas of Thai literature are mythological, quasi-historical, and religious writings, the material for which c ...

(2 pages) 18 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Case study: The collapse of the Thai Baht in 1997.

Identify the main factors that led to the collapse of the Thai baht in 1997.An export fed growth spurt spurred on huge investments in property. This in turn i ... increased property values. An already stressed stock market was further weakened by the collapse of Thailand's major bank (Finance One). This coupled with the unsustainable peg on the baht to the doll ... e peg on the baht to the dollar contributed to the collapse.Do you think the sudden collapse of the Thai baht can be explained by the purchasing power parity theorem?The PPP theory suggests that the p ...

(1 pages) 54 2 2.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Thailand

IntroductionLocated amidst a booming region, Thailand boasts one of the fastest growingEconomies in Southeast Asia. Known as the "Land of Smiles, ... abundance of good fortune as both domestic and foreign businessesrush to invest. From 1988 to 1994, Thailand's Gross Domestic Product (GDP)grew at an average rate of 10%, and Thailand hopes to maintai ... rate of 10%, and Thailand hopes to maintain a similarlevel of growth into the twenty-first century. Thailand has transformed froma traditionally agrarian economy to one focused on capital-intensiveman ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.6 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An evaluation of the role of tradition and cultural heritage in Thai Buddhism

y and passed on from generation to generation.In this essay I will focus on the role of Buddhism in Thailand, and how the absence of “pure” Buddhism has led to a compromise of both Buddhist ... w the absence of “pure” Buddhism has led to a compromise of both Buddhist and traditional Thai ideology. The place of gender roles in Buddhism and how Thai roles continue or challenge tradit ...

(8 pages) 52 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Thailand Paper

THAILAND Overview Thailand is located in Southeast Asia between Burma, Laos, and Cambodia. T ... theast Asia between Burma, Laos, and Cambodia. Thailand is approximately 514,000 square kilometers. Thailand is made up of all types of land. The main land is the central plains, which is surrounded b ... ver. Mountains run along the north and west borders, and the rain forest peninsula is in the south. Thailand has a tropical monsoon climate, and usually the south gets the most rain and the north gets ...

(5 pages) 38 0 2.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Assessment of economic progres

ASSESSMENT OF ECONOMIC PROGRESS IN THAILAND, 1985-95 Here is a list of the main measurable indicators of economic growth and structural ... 85-95 Here is a list of the main measurable indicators of economic growth and structural change for Thailand to be observed by World Bank staff members who are visiting there.To ensure a successful to ... here.To ensure a successful tour of business meeting between the World Bank representatives and the Thai government and their business executives, I feel that a thorough understanding of the Southeast ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Decision Making in Thailand Culture

and personality. (Furnham 2005, p. 525-565)Hierarchical Approach and IndividualismOrganizations in Thailand are hierarchical. (Sheridan 1999, p. 180) The management may be compassionate, but they are ... e seemed not an easy event to be accomplished due to the patronage and hierarchical system with the Thai organizations.In the late 1980s and early 1990s, such approach to the management was not as cha ...

(5 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Essay: Thai movies and Hollywood movies

Although, at the present time, Thai movies are more entered into the world’s entertainment market, many people even Thais pref ... the world’s entertainment market, many people even Thais prefer to Hollywood movies more than Thai movies. There are several differences between them in regard to popular aspects which make Holl ... hem in regard to popular aspects which make Hollywood movies are more famous. First, homosexual, in Thai movies, is chosen to be one of the characters because of their funny personality. In contrast, ...

(2 pages) 1516 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Thai Culture and Business Practices

Thai Culture and Business Practices�I. Executive SummaryThailand is situated in the Southeast ... cutive SummaryThailand is situated in the Southeastern Asia and is well known as the land of smile. Thailand is perceived to be an interesting market for foreign investment due to its geographical loc ... stment due to its geographical location and its governmentally supported incentives that facilitate Thailand's economic development. Hence expanding business to Thailand will create many opportunities ...

(19 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management