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Title:
EVALUATION OF COMPETENCIES AND PREPAREDNESS OF VIETNAMESE COMPANIES FOR ASEAN INTEGRATION

Authors:
Cao Thi Thu Nga

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Cao Thi Thu Nga
Lecturer at University of Transport Technology

MLA 8
Nga, Cao Thi Thu. "EVALUATION OF COMPETENCIES AND PREPAREDNESS OF VIETNAMESE COMPANIES FOR ASEAN INTEGRATION." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 6, June 2018, pp. 2753-2770, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=187. Accessed 2018.
APA
Nga, C. (2018, June). EVALUATION OF COMPETENCIES AND PREPAREDNESS OF VIETNAMESE COMPANIES FOR ASEAN INTEGRATION. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(6), 2753-2770.
Chicago
Nga, Cao Thi Thu. "EVALUATION OF COMPETENCIES AND PREPAREDNESS OF VIETNAMESE COMPANIES FOR ASEAN INTEGRATION." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 6 (June 2018), 2753-2770. Accessed , 2018.

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Abstract:
ASEAN integration and internalization may help the developing countries in Asia to effectively exploit the scientific and technological achievements of the world, attract foreign resources and technology. Moreover, it may raise and develop the level of science and technology of these countries for economic development. Therefore, most of the countries in Asia want to integrate the ASEAN organization including Viet Nam. In this study, the author aim to evaluate the competencies and preparation of Vietnamese companies for Asian integration. For doing this, a total of two companies in Vietnam with 250 employees were surveyed and questioned during the last two years (2015 and 2016). The questionnaires were distributed to all the participants to collect data to answer the research questions. Structural equation modeling (SEM), independent samples t-test, and one way ANOVA were used to test the impact level of factors (professional knowledge, foreign language proficiency, work management, labor environment, company policies, conditions for research and invention that affect the capability of engineering technologist working in the companies and validate the significant difference on the assessment of different competencies and preparedness of engineering technologists. The results shows that engineering technologists of these companies should be trained more to improve competencies for Asean integration. The present study has provided useful data to have a comprehensive picture of the capacities of engineering technologists in the ASEAN integration process. It is expected that the findings of the study would contribute to the understanding of capacities of Vietnamese technology engineers.