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    Happiness and its influencing factors among household heads in urban and rural areas of Thailand 

    Chichaya Changrian; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    The study aims to examine happiness level, the relating to happiness, and the ranking of factors that influence happiness level among household heads in urban and rural areas of Thailand. The study employed both quantitative and qualitative analyses. In the quantitative analysis, the researcher measured happiness level and analyzed the factors relating to happiness by means of an interview questionnaire, where the qualitative analysis was in the form of a focus group discussion. In analyzing the data, the study employed univariate analysis (e.g. ...
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    Happiness at work: a comparison between the public and private sectors.  

    Atcharaporn Wongpun; อัจฉราพร วงศ์พันธุ์; Duanpen Theerawanviwat; เดือนเพ็ญ ธีรวรรณวิวัฒน์; Duanpen Theerawanviwat; เดือนเพ็ญ ธีรวรรณวิวัฒน์ (National Institute of Development Administration, 7/1/2022)

    Happiness at work: a comparison between the public and private sectors. This descriptive study aims to    1) compare the happiness at work in different dimensions both public and private, analyze the perspective of happiness at work. 2) analyze the factors influencing the happiness of people working between the public and private organizations. This research is a secondary study of data from the Working Conditions Survey Project 2018 and the happiness survey of working people (in the organization) from the National Statistical Office The study ...
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    Health care seeking patterns and its implication on health expenditure in Thailand 

    Vipavee Pijitbundarn; Anek Hirunraks, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1993)

    The objectives of this study are to estimate the number of ill persons and sources of midical care, to identify factors influencing the probability of seeking medical care, as well as to estimate the amount of expenditure for the outpatients, inpatients in public and private hospital. Secondary data were obtained from two major sources : The 1986 Health and Welfare Survey undertaken by the National Statistics Office and other national data from the National Economic and Social Development Board. Primary data about private hospital was assembled ...
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    Health care utilization and impacts of acute illness on wealth of aging population in Thailand 

    Suwimon Nunta; Udomsak Seenprachawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    The proportion of older citizens is increasing in the population of most countries. Keeping the well-being of this cohort usually demands more attention and resources. The elderly as a group are generally in poorer health than the rest of the population. They are more likely to suffer from disability and visit the doctor more often. Those with chronic ailments particularly need continuing treatment, some require long-term care in a nursing facility. For this more intensified health care, a larger portion of their income goes to health care. To ...
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    Health communication innovation for depression prevention and surveillance 

    Arpassorn Aonviset; Ousa Biggins (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    The research entitled, “Health Communication Innovation for Depression Prevention and Surveillance,” is aimed to study the pattern, content, and methods of health communication for preventing depression through social media and to explore the needs of LINE application on health communication for depression prevention, including altering health communication patterns related to depression prevention to reach general receivers more widely with no sex and age limit, nor regardless of their mental condition. The findings are expected to enable easy ...
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    Health Communication Strategy and Satisfaction in Using Online Health Communities 

    Thikumporn Ratchawong; ทิฆัมพร ราชวงค์; Bu-nga Chaisuwan; บุหงา ชัยสุวรรณ; National Institute of Development Administration. The Graduate School of Communication Arts and Management Innovation; Bu-nga Chaisuwan; บุหงา ชัยสุวรรณ (National Institute of Development Administration, 3/6/2022)

    The study of health communication strategy and satisfaction in using online health communities. to study types of online communities on health association in various platforms and strategies created by content providers that disseminate a variety of health information on their channels, and to study the motives and satisfaction in the use of online communities as information transmitters. The study is conducted with the mixed method; purposive sampling approach selecting from the online communities. The findings show that the types of online ...
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    Health decentralization policy to local administrative organizations : an alternative model for Thailand 

    Kowin Viwathpongpan; Pairote Pathranarakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2006)
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    Health needs assessment for reinventing health centers in Bangkok Metropolis 

    Duangjai Rattanathanya; Suchart Prasith-rathsint, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2001)
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    Prach Punnasuparom; ปราชญ์ ปุณณศุภารมย์; Therdchai Choibamroong; เทิดชาย ช่วยบำรุง; Therdchai Choibamroong; เทิดชาย ช่วยบำรุง (National Institute of Development Administration, 7/1/2022)

    This research establishes online marketing communications (OMC) strategies targeting high-quality tourists for luxury boutique hotels in Bangkok, Thailand under four objectives: (1) to investigate characteristics of high-quality tourists who have stayed in luxury boutique hotels; (2) to study high-quality tourists’ online consumer behavior in terms of website usage in terms of searching for hotel information and making an online reservation; (3) to identify hotel website quality factors that significantly influence on high-quality tourists’ online ...
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    Holistic view on successful aging: life course and current factors determining successful aging in Thailand 

    Suphicha Booranavitayaporn; Sid Suntrayuth (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    Aging population is a global phenomenon. In Asia, aging population is rapidly increasing in many countries with less preparation compared to the western countries. The proportion of older adults is considerably higher and demanding the attention to understand successful aging. Researchers have long shown interest to understand the meaning and also the complex factors leading to successful aging. However, much of their understanding are limited to uni-dimensional aspects either biomedical or social facet.  This dissertation studied holistic view ...
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    Hospital charge policy : a case study in Thailand regional hospitals 

    Jarurat Yanggratoke; Vinit Songpratoom, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2001)
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    Hospitality management and its factors : a comparative study of public and private hospitals in Thailand 

    Mayuree Yotawut; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objectives of this research were to identify the perceived service obtained by customers and to examine the opinion of employees towards hospitality management in both public and private hospitals in Thailand. Based on the objectives of the study, the theoretical linkage between the hospitality factors affecting customer satisfaction, which consist of service, employee behavior, and physical environment, was explored. Moreover, the theoretical linkage between service quality (mediating variable) and employee satisfaction, which consist ...
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    Household debt and universal health coverage in Thailand : empirical evidence on the household savings 

    Pongsak Thaweesatidsatean; Athakrit Thepmongkol (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    Many studies have found that social security system such as pension system depresses household savings. The Universal Health Coverage (UHC) scheme is a type of social security system in Thailand, but it is questionable whether or not it is contributes to household debt. The two purposes of this paper are to theoretically analyze the pros and cons of implementing the UHC or Co-Payment Scheme (CPS) in a small open economy with the focus on Thailand by using a two-period Overlapping Generations Model (OLG), and to analyze the causal relationship ...
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    Household expenditure for children's education 

    Kamoltip Arthaud; Preecha Vichitthamaros, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2008)

    For both develop and developing countries, in today’s modern society an educated workforce is essential to development and growth, knowledge, as well as skills, not only equip people for work, but also increase social awareness and aid the development of the country as a whole. Education also enables a developing society to adjust itself more readily to changing markets and emerging technologies. And whereas it is predominantly to responsibility of governments to create policies which relate to the implementation of budget allocation, education ...
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    Household expenditure, debt and happiness in the rural area 

    Weerachai Thavornthon; Duanpen Theerawanviwat, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    The resources of expenses among consumers were not only from their regular earning but also from loan money that was borrowed in order to help supporting the inadequate resources of the households. The objective of this study is to determine the structural relationships among “household debt”, “expenditure pattern”, “debt value” and “happiness” in the rural Thai households. The model will be analyzed based on the data from sample survey, using a stratified random sampling technique. After developing the model, the multiple regression technique ...
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    How do local governments manage their performance? the effect of psm, organizational, and environmental determinants on effective performance management in Ghana: the case of local government employees in the greater accra region 

    Abane, Juliana Abagsonema; Boon-anan Phinaitrup (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Managing people for development is not an easy task and at the same time finding a management tool to effectively unleash the potential of employees to contribute to development through a local government system may appear a difficult exercise.  In the management literature, reference is made to several tools developed, especially in private sector, to make organisations monitor and use performance information to measure employees’ performance. However, the managerial principles that govern the public sector make it highly challenging to introduce ...
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    Human capital, inequality and economic growth in Thailand 

    Uddin, Md. Nasir; Saran Sarntisart (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    This dissertation contains three papers concentrating on human capital, inequality and economic growth in Thailand. All three papers use the Labor Force Survey (LFS), conducted by National Statistical Office (NSO) in Thailand. First paper (Chapter two of this dissertation) aims to find intergenerational rate of transmission of human capital. As one of the major limitations of finding intergenerational rate of transmission is endogeneity problem, this paper contributes by proposing an alternative instrument to find rate of transmission of human ...
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    Human resource management practice model of Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand 

    Thanida Duangpaen; Therdchai Choibamroong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    This research study proposes a model for the human resources management practices of Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand and has five objectives: 1) to synthesize the process of human resources management practices of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, which is one of the world’s best ranking airports and recipient of the Worldwide Best Airport Staff in the World and Best Airport in Asia awards; 2) to evaluate the efficiency of the human resources management practices of Suvarnabhumi Airport; 3) to evaluate the effectiveness of the human resources ...
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    Human resource management practices for employee engagement to enhance organizational citizenship behavior in five-star hotels in Thailand 

    Pornpimol Chaisanit; Sangkae Punyasiri (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This study investigates the relationship between employee perceptions of human resource management practices (HRM practices) and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB), and also examines the mediating role of employee engagement between the relationship of employee perceptions of HRM practices and OCB in the context of five-star hotels in Thailand. The thesis especially focuses on eight HRM practices; namely, recruitment and selection, training support, performance appraisal, compensation and benefits, career opportunities, internal c ...
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    Human security in rights, fairness and equality through the perspectives of lesbians in Thai society 

    Thapanee Prongratsame; Suvicha Pouaree (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    The study entitled “Human Security in Rights, Fairness and Equality through the Perspectives of Lesbians in Thai Society” is qualitative research, which aims to study human security in rights, fairness and equality among lesbians in Thai society as well as solutions to problems and paradigm shift in policy and related legal issues to appropriately create fairness and equality among lesbians in the Thai society context.   The results of the study on human security of lesbians can be summarized as follows. (1) Rights: Certain laws do not allow ...