Volume 31, No. 04, Month OCTOBER, Year 2021, Pages 781 - 792

Applying analytical hierarchy process and future research method to develop a standard criteria of entrepreneurial university in thailand

Supitcha Cheevapruk, Phitak Siriwong, Thirawat Chantuk

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This research was aim to develop a standard criteria of entrepreneurial university in Thailand. This research applied Ethnographic Delphi Futures Research (EDFR) which was implemented with 17 key informant experts. Then Analysis Hierarchy Process (AHP) was applied to synthesize and ensure the validity of the criteria. It was founded that the entrepreneurial university in Thailand, was a university that change the society and create value added based on university context. It was a university, that had entrepreneurial mind-set as a pillar of the university but still preserved main missions of higher education; producing graduate, research, academic services and maintain art and cultures, with emphasized on creating graduates with entrepreneurial mind-set, supporting research and innovation and exchanging knowledge transferred between external stakeholders. The standard criteria of entrepreneurial university development showed five main criterions and twenty-six sub-criterions so called PEACH which were 1) Policy and Leadership 2) Entrepreneurial output 3) Agility operation 4) Capability and organization and 5) Holistic educational activities. The result of EDFR showed Median value between 0.78–1 and Interquartile Range between 0.78–1 which was acceptable. Then AHP was applied to analyse the consistency ratio of all criterions and the value was 0.027–0.096 which was acceptable if the value did not exceed 0.1.


Entrepreneurial University; Future Research; Analytical Hierarchy Process; Standard Criteria


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