Preparing for Tomorrow's Challenges: Integrating Future Thinking into Crisis Management in Thai Higher Education




Future Thinking; , Crisis Management; , Thai Higher Education


Background and Aim: Thailand's higher education institutions have several problems arising from demographic shifts, digital disruptions, geopolitical transformations, and environmental vulnerabilities. These circumstances call for the implementation of strategic foresight and flexible crisis management strategies, particularly in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of this review article is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the importance of maintaining continuity in future thinking as a proactive strategy for crisis management in the context of higher education in Thailand.

Materials and Methods: The current paper serves as an academic platform that consolidates articles, books, and additional resources sourced from several online libraries. The previously mentioned scholarly essay effectively achieved its objectives by employing the methods of analysis and synthesis. The organization of the content in this academic work has been meticulously arranged to present an appropriate level of detail and depth to the research objectives outlined.

Results: This academic article found that the application of forward-looking strategies in the management of crises within the Thai higher education system has the potential to bolster both resilience and sustainability. The essential components encompass proactive strategic planning, comprehensive scenario analysis, the integration of technical breakthroughs, and fostering collaborative efforts. This method guarantees the expansion and achievement of the sector within the dynamic higher education environment.

Conclusion: Forward-looking strategies in Thai higher education management can enhance resilience and sustainability, involving proactive planning, scenario analysis, technical breakthrough integration, and collaborative efforts. To establish themselves as proactive agents of change, Thai higher education institutions must undergo a paradigm shift in their approach to crisis management. This necessitates dedication, cooperation, and embracing the inherent unpredictability. The benefits encompass a robust and future-oriented educational ecosystem that flourishes through challenges, influencing the trajectory of the industry.


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How to Cite

Thanitbenjasith, P. ., & Kamkankaew, P. (2023). Preparing for Tomorrow’s Challenges: Integrating Future Thinking into Crisis Management in Thai Higher Education. International Journal of Sociologies and Anthropologies Science Reviews, 3(5), 215–230.