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PhD Researcher Thitikan Khamwan

Areas of expertise
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies
Leeds University Business School


MSc Global Strategy and Innovation Management (Distinction), University of Leeds, UK

MBA, Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi, Thailand

B.Law, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand

B.Eng (Mechanical Engineering), Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Project title: Senior Entrepreneurs and Dynamic Managerial Capabilities in the Thai SMEs

Summary of Research Area:

Thitikan Khamwan is a PhD researcher at the Centre of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies at Leeds University Business School. Thitikan has a background in engineering as well as strategic business planning in the automobile industry in Thailand. Recently, she has acquired a scholarship from Northern Science Park - the Royal Thai Government, to study entrepreneurship and strategic management. Her research focuses on senior entrepreneurs who engage in entrepreneurial activities. The reason for this is that the world has transformed into an ageing society. She aims to study the motivations of senior entrepreneurs and how they develop and maintain their dynamic managerial capabilities, particularly the SMEs in Thailand.

Conference Papers

Prukchinworn, T. 2015. Role Perception of Labour Union Affecting to the Quality of Work Life of Labour Union Members in an Automobile Industrial Company Located in Lat Krabang Industrial Estate. In: Proceeding Vol.3, The 6th Rajamangala University of Technology International Conference (6th RMUTIC), 1-3 September 2015, Nakhonratchasima, Thailand. Nakhonratchasima: Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, pp.23-31. [Good Paper Award]

Khamwan, T. and Joo, Y. 2021. Connected Vehicle Telematics Systems and After-Sales Service Operation: Disruption or Promotion in the Thailand Automotive Industry. In: The 2nd International Conference on Informatics, Agriculture, Management, Business administration, Engineering, Science and Technology (IAMBEST 2021), 27-28 May 2021, Chumphon, Thailand. King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Prince of Chumphon campus, p.7.