Sustainability of Cultural Entrepreneurs (Thai Traditional Textile) in Doing Business
Keywords:Cultural Entrepreneur, Incubator center, Incubation process, Thai traditional Textiles
Culture Industry was used in several countries to be tools in economic development. To create cultural entrepreneurs is foundation of driving cultural industry to the wealth, stability and sustainability. In present, Thailand still lacks of the process in incubating cultural entrepreneurs, especially in Thai traditional textiles.
Objective-1) To propose conceptual and viewpoints of expert for incubating entrepreneurs including the requirements of services of incubating center 2) To propose model of incubating process to use in incubating cultural entrepreneurs for Thai traditional textile to be sustainably successful.
Methods- This research is qualitative research using semi-structured depth interview from 30 expert personnel in business incubating, consist of 15 Thai textile expert personnel, 15 design expert personnel, 5 technology expert personnel, and 5 business expert personnel.
Expected Result- model of incubating process to use in incubating cultural entrepreneurs for Thai traditional textile to be sustainably successful.
Conclusions- There is nine important factors in incubating cultural entrepreneurs for Thai traditional textile and driving them to be sustainably successful. Experts emphasized that the most important factor is to construct an incubating center which provides activities and services systematically. Bringing technology and innovation to use in incubating processes to develop potentials of the entrepreneurs.Â Â Â Â Â
Contributionâ€“ New knowledge that merging concepts of activities and services of incubating center and concepts of entrepreneur incubating to build entrepreneurs to be successful.
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