Center for Research on Sustainable Leadership opening ceremony


Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation (TSDF) and College of Management, Mahidol University (CMMU) jointly celebrated the opening of the Center for Research on Sustainable Leadership (CRSL) on Wednesday 21 February 2018 at College of Management, Mahidol University. The objectives of CRSL is to disseminate the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (SEP) of the late King Rama IX to students, academics and interested general public. This conforms to the global trend towards UN Sustainable Development Goals. CRSL also offers the Ph.D. in Sustainable Leadership, the first doctoral program in this discipline in Thailand. The program aims to build up experts and researchers to lay the foundation of managing organizations with SEP principles.

CRSL will utilize the SEP principles to achieve the concrete outcomes and further disseminate the principles to generate the balance in society, culture, environment and economy as well as emphasize leadership traits of virtue, sufficiency mindset, sufficiency balanced outcomes and self-immunity.

Prof. Philip Hallinger, TSDF Chair Professor of Leadership, and program director of Ph.D. in Sustainable Leadership, presented his keynote speech on “Placing Sufficiency Thinking within Global Trends in Sustainable Development.”

Mrs. Jirawan Boonperm, TSDF Executive Member, Dr. Prasarn Triratvorakul, TSDF Executive Member, Dr. Duangporn Arbhasil, Dean of College of Management, Mahidol University, Assoc. Prof. Chuthamanee Suthisisang, Acting Vice President for Policy and Planning, Mahidol University and Assoc. Prof. Sooksan Kantabutra, Deputy Dean of Research, College of Management presided with the distinguished guesses in the opening ceremony.

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