Human Resource Management and Equality of Opportunity Concept: The Problem of Sexual Orientation Discrimination in The Public Sector

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Suttipong Woraurai
Sirisuda Sanew


The purpose of this article aims at studying the problem of equality in job opportunities in government agencies, especially the issue of discrimination against sexual orientation. This issue is received attention from academic groups and human resource management officers both abroad and in Thailand. As it is a matter that directly affects human rights and human dignity, which is one of the cornerstones of modern democracy. The study found that if considered in terms of protection of equality among sexual orientation in government agencies in practice, it can be said that there are still many problems regarding understanding and respect for these principles. Because it's still a new issue in Thai society Which requires cooperation from all parties, both in society and within government agencies, such as executives, supervisors, or human resource management departments that are important in resolving this problem.


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