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    Digital competence and digital literacy in social media usage for the visually impaired youths in Thailand 

    Prapaporn Ratano; Warat Karuchit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The objective of this study to examine the social media usage for the visually impaired youths in terms of digital competence and digital literacy, the result of social media using and create guidelines for the development of digital literacy in social media usage for visually impaired youths. This research utilized the mixed methods research methodology. The quantitative study or survey used the questionnaire as the data collection tool to collect data from a sample of 260 high school or equivalent and undergraduate students. The qualitative ...
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    Domestic violence and women labor market accessibility: The empirical evidence of Cambodia 

    Sen, Bunthoeurn; Udomsak Seenprachawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    While there have been empirical support for women to join in labor force market in order to improve gender equality and social economic development, the empirical study of its spillover effect on the household conflict is still not so many observe and ambiguous. The negative effect of household conflict is strongly on the economic development as it pay with high cost of health care as well as future generation in both education and health care. In Cambodia, the rate of domestic violence is dramatically increasing. Using cross sectional data ...
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    Early childhood education and child development outcomes in least developed countries: empirical evidence from Lao PDR 

    Manivone Phongsopha; Piriya Pholphirul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Given the benefits of early childhood education, many countries try to ensure universal accessibility to early childhood education. However, with their limited budgets and chronic poverty, least developed countries face a huge disadvantage in providing access to early childhood education, especially for children of lower income families and those living in remote areas. This study aims to determine how accessibility to early childhood education and child development affects cognitive, learning, physical, and social-emotional readiness. We use ...
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    Early warning system for real economy : a case study of Thailand 

    Jeerawadee Pumjaroen; Preecha Vichitthamaros (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The research aims to identify Composite Leading Indexes (CLIs) and develops the Early Warning System (EWS) by Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM). The objective of EWS is to forecast the Economic Cycle (EC) in short-term, medium-term, and long-term periods. Data from Thailand during Q1/2003-Q4/2008 are applied to pursue the purposes. The research uses Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a proxy for the Thai economy, which is the target variable that EWS aims to early signal. The indicators from various economic sectors ...
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    An economic evaluation of electricity feed-in-tariff in Thailand 

    Kaesinee Tharisung; Adis Israngkura (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    This research aims to estimate the economic loss from the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) policy and also proposes an appropriate purchase price for each energy source in power generation. The study employs data from IRENA, IEA, IPCC, EIA, EGAT, EPPO, ERC, CEIC, the World Bank, and the Bureau of Trade and Economic Indices from the first quarter of 1993 through the first quarter of 2019. Before determining an appropriate purchase price, a demand and supply curve is created by using the Seemingly Unrelated Regression (SUR) method and investigating the ...
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    Economic significance of work experience : evidence from Thailand 

    Kritsada Wattanasaovaluk; Suchittra Chamnivickorn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    The decline in labor force due to a rapid transition of population structure to an aging society in Thailand has raised concerns over economic potential of the country and demanded urgent policies to tackle the labor reduction problem. Promoting elderly employment is a possible way of addressing the reduction in labor force, as current and future seniors tend to be healthy and highly educated. They can maintain human capital and remain productive even after retirement. Elders are highly experienced and this human capital enables them to work ...
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    The effect of authentic leadership and innovation adoption on innovative work behavior in Thai context 

    Prapai Charoonnarth; Bung-on Sorod (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The objective of this study was to examine the effect of Authentic Leadership (AL) on Innovative Work Behavior (IWB) with a consideration on the moderating effect of Innovation Adoption (IA) on that effect. Four questionnaires were used to collect data, aimed at measuring demographic information, authentic leadership, innovative work behavior, and innovation adoption of the respondents who were employees working in a private Thai company.  The authentic leadership and innovative work behavior questionnaires were derived from previous research, ...
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    Effect of double college major (degree) on earning in Lao PDR 

    Houngthida Phetsinorath; Suchittra Chamnivickorn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    There are few studies on the effect of double major (degree) and most studies concentrate on high income countries (Russell, Dolnicar, & Ayoub, 2008; Del Rossi & Hersch, 2008). These studies have found the positive relationship between double major and employment as well as earning in Australia, Singapore, and U.S. A growing number of Laos students pursue double major. However, double major (degree) actually gives graduates greater employment opportunities and earning than single major graduates has not been fully understood. This study aims ...
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    The effects of corporate governance, human resource practices, and organizational wellbeing 

    Karnpaphim Auttajate; Montree Socatiyanurak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The effects of corporate governance, human resources practices, and organizational wellbeing on organizational performance of the companies listed on the stock exchanges in Thailand were the thesis title of this current study. Quantitative research approach was adopted to examine those effects. Its research objective was to investigate the direct and indirect effects of corporate governance, human resources practices, and organizational wellbeing on organizational performance. The companies listed on the stock exchange of Thailand and the market ...
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    The effects of dimensions of social media quality on user satisfaction: a cross-cultural comparison of Thai and Chinese users 

    Wang, Jing; Peerayuth Charoensukmongkol (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This study was designed to investigate the influence of dimensions of social media quality (system, information, and service) on user satisfaction. Moreover, this study compared the cross-cultural results of these dimensions using data collected from 220 Chinese and 201 Thai social media users. Partial least squares regression was used to analyze the data. The analysis indicated that system, information, and service quality all were related positively to user satisfaction with social media both in Thai and Chinese people. This study provides ...
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    The effects of emotional labor and moderating roles of gender, age, and manager emotional intelligence on the job and organizational outcomes: a case study of frontline hotel employees in Phuket, Thailand 

    Siriporn Khetjenkarn; Charoenchai Agmapisarn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

            In the high competition of the hospitality and service industry, hotels are in the process of intensely managing their employees’behavior and emotions, and this can have a detrimental impact on frontline employees’ work attitudes, job performance, and behavior within the organization. In Thailand, there are still pressing questions regarding these issues. The objectives of this study were to examine the relationships among emotional labor, burnout, job satisfaction, turnover intention, and organizational commitment, and to compare the ...
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    The effects of human resource management systems on employee job performance in Thailand's state enterprises 

    Wisit Manee; Boon-Anan Phinaitrup (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The objectives of this research were: 1) to study the human resource management systems (HRMS) in Thailand’s state enterprises; 2) to study the impact of the perceptions of HRMS on employee job performance in Thailand’s state enterprises; 3) to test the mediation effect in the relationship between the perceptions of HRMS and employee job performance in Thailand’s state enterprises; 4) To test the moderation effects on relationship levels between the perceptions of HRMS and mediating variables and between mediating variables and employee job ...
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    Effects of partnership quality on the outsourcing success of translation service organizations in China 

    Li, Peng; Sid Suntrayuth (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The translation service market in China is growing steadily with the rapid development of international outsourcing services, as well as the language service industry as a whole. Besides the traditional study scopes included in linguistics and translation, there are a few studies that focus on translation service in the scope of the outsourcing field and then adopt theories and perspectives from it. This dissertation will study translation service industry from a new perspective, focusing on its nature as a kind of outsourcing activity. This ...
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    The effects of reading and writing persuasive message on career intention to be professional farmers of high school students 

    Chakkaphong Keyen; Duchduen Bhanthumnavin (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This research was an experiment study, aiming at investigating the effects of persuasive reading and writing on career intention to be professional farmers in high school students, as well as, examining psycho-social antecedents as correlates of career intention to be professional farmers. The subjects of this study were 652 high school students in 8 schools which locate the central region of Thailand with 284 male (43.56%), and 368 female (56.44 %), the average age of 16.01, the average GPA of 2.85, 358students (54.91%) attended science program, ...
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    The elderly problems and policies in China: a comparison with Japan 

    Liu, Yue; Aweewan Panyagometh (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This research was conducted qualitatively through review, analysis, and comparison of Chinese and Japanese policies regarding elderly policy. The methodology used in this study was literature analysis. Data on elderly population were collected from World Bank website and elderly policy documents were from a government website. The study aimed to (1) find out about the aging problem in China, (2) compare the policies on the elderly in China and Japan, and (3) provide policy recommendations for the Chinese government. The results showed that China ...
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    English-Thai translation strategies of similes and metaphors in the merchant of Venice 

    Kawee Suksalee; Ora-Ong Chakorn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This study aims to analyze the strategies used in the translation of English similes and metaphors in William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice into the Thai version called Venice Vanich by H.M. King Rama VI based on the frameworks of Pierini’s (2007) translation strategies of simile and Newmark’s (1981) translation strategies of metaphor. Moreover, Baker’s (2011) notions of the problems of non-equivalence at word level and translation strategies for dealing with non-equivalence at word level are employed to analyze the translation of the ...
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    Enterprise risk management and organizational performance: the empirical study of listed companies in Thailand 

    Patipan Sae-Lim; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) nowadays is a tool for preventive loss for listed-companies due to the volatility of the external environment. Moreover, apart from being a preventive tool, ERM is more important and posits as a compulsory system for alignment to a regulatory base for listed-companies driven from the issues of a lack of corporate governance (CG), historically, from well-known organizations: World-com, Enron, Volkswagen and so on. Even though, ERM is a vital tool for preventing organizational loss as well as for the alignment ...
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    The environmental management approach for small hotel in Koh Chang (Chang Island), Trat province 

    Surapote NaThalang; Wisakha Phoochinda (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The objectives of the study are to identify the potential, the needs, and the limitations in the environmental management faced by the small hotels in  Koh Chang, to study factors affecting the implementation of the environmental management under the present situation and to suggest the approach for the environmental management of small hotels in Koh Chang. This was a qualitative research which included one month of area observation and interviews with 36 related stakeholders. There were 29 informants of direct parties of 10 small hotel personnel, ...
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    Essays on credit risk measurement 

    Pornpong Sakdapat; Yuthana Sethapramote (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This dissertation investigates the applications of the Merton KMV model with the conditional volatility (GARCH) to measure credit risk in Thailand. The thesis consists of three essays. First essays calculate the distance to defaults during Mar 2010 to Apr 2018 with various methods and check the validity of the data to provide warning indicator of the default in the 461 listed companies. Result show that Both Merton KMV and conditional volatility GARCH distance to default move with the same direction while conditional volatility GARCH distance to ...
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    Essays on logistics performance and economic development 

    Prawpan Oruangke; Nada Chunsom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This dissertation includes three empirical essays on logistics performance and economic development. The first essay is related to the linkages of logistics components for trade improvement. In this paper, the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its components are used to represent trade facilitation according to the first index published in 2007 until the latest in 2016 through five editions. This research aims to analyze the role of logistics components linked to global exports of agricultural and manufactured products using a ...