Development of Personnel Potential Through Transcendental Meditation Technique

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Pornpen Kanjananiyot
Sayumi Horibe
Chen Au Teo
Thitima Promtong


The development of educational personnel potential impacts not only themselves but also affects the overall development of the organization. This study investigated the development of educational personnel potential before and after the practice of Transcendental Meditation Technique (TM). The participants were 55 educational personnel in Rajapark Institute volunteering to attend the TM program for four months. The data were gathered using questionnaires validated by three experts and tested by a pilot study, and in-depth interviews were conducted to obtain the informant's experiences, thoughts, feelings, or perspectives. The quantitative data were analyzed using Paired Samples t-test and descriptive statistics, whereas qualitative data were analyzed by applying content analysis and analytic induction. The results showed that the overall mean score significantly increased, participants perceived the most significant development in the knowledge domain followed by concentration, creativity, emotions, and desirable characteristics. A comparative analysis of opinion scores before and after the TM practice showed a statistically significant increase in opinion scores at a significance level of .01. The results from the detailed interview were consistent with the quantitative data, indicating that TM helped individuals in sustaining concentration, fostering creativity and imagination, enhancing problem-solving abilities, refining presentation and communication skills, and facilitating the efficient sharing of knowledge, stress and anxiety, and facilitates more suitable emotional expression.

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Kanjananiyot, P., Horibe, S., Teo, C. A., & Promtong, T. (2024). Development of Personnel Potential Through Transcendental Meditation Technique. Rajapark Journal, 18(57), 266–284. Retrieved from
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