Management Model of Mobile Phone Waste of Operators Repair Shops and Mobile Phone Dealers in the Municipality of Ratsada Subdistrict, Mueang District, Phuket Province

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Tidarat Kumlom
Chadaporn Pansa


The objectives of this study were to 1) study the management model of mobile phone waste of operators, repair shops and mobile phone dealers and 2) study the problems / suggestions of operators, repair shops and mobile phone dealers. This study is a survey research using a questionnaire to study the mobile phone management model of mobile phone repair shop and service provider. Data from June - August 2017 were analyzed for frequencies and percentages. There are 26 establishments in the municipality of Ratsada Muang Phuket. Most entrepreneurs are male. In terms of age, 57.70% is in 26-30 years old range and 31-35 years old constitutes 23.08%. Their educations are mostly of Diploma / equivalent level 53.85% and 76.92% has been in business for 1-5 years. The study of mobile phone management model indicates that the major part of mobile phone is the circuit board and the mask accounted for 18.52%. In the management of the remains. 92.30% ownership of establishments are responsible and 40.94% know how to properly handle by reusing. The study of problems and suggestions of mobile phone management model emphasized the need to receive information; 92.30% of the respondents want to receive news from television, 30.77% have problems handling mobile phones, 61.54% have problems because they have no place to store and no knowledge of management, 25.8%  want to solve the problem by training. 29.83% are collectors or managers of mobile phones. About 80.77% of entrepreneurs support the municipality. In the case of a mobile phone screening project, 57.70% of the respondents are willing to pay for the service. The entrepreneur wanted to have a business responsibility for the disposal and storage of mobile phones in the future.


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