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    Impact of decentralization on education expenditure and quality of education service delivery in Thai local government 

    Ausanakorn Tavarom; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objectives of this study were: 1) To investigate the impact of decentralization policy on municipal governments’ budget allocation for education; and 2) To investigate the impact of decentralization policy on the quality of education provided by municipal governments. The methodology for this study can be divided into 2 parts. Firstly, the study of municipal government budget allocation for education was conducted using secondary data from the previous local government budget law passed between 2007and 2013, and results of the first ...
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    The impact of learning organization and competitive advantage on organizational performance in SMEs (Thailand): an empirical study 

    Pawinee Sumsiripong; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    This research studied the impact of learning organization and competitive advantage on organizational performance by analyzing empirical data in order to develop and examine the goodness of fit of the causal model. The research data was collected from 227 samples from two industries: 1) textile and apparel manufacturers, and 2) footwear and leather manufacturers. In terms of the organizational unit of analysis, the researcher studied and analyzed the results of interviews in order to verify the data obtained from the literature review and ...
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    A model of factors affecting information technology adoption and revenue generating performance inThai municipality 

    Thitipat Charoenchaipong; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The purpose of this study is to develop a model of the factors affecting information technology adoption and to determine the relationship between the adoption and revenue-generating performance of municipalities. Regarding to the level of IT adoption, in this study, municipalities were classified into four group which are laggard, reactive, active, and proactive. Based on an integration of institutional theory, resource dependence theory, innovation theory, and literature reviews, the study proposed that technological, organizational, and ...
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    Public-private partnership (PPP) in Thailand : a case study of Bangkok Mass Transit system (BTS) 

    Krit Lertsethtakarn; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    A basic administrative challenge in Thailand regarding basic transportation projects is the lack of sufficient funding. Since 1990, the public-private partnership (PPP) is an option for the government in developing basic transportation and maintaining economic growth in Thailand. Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) was the first successful mass transit system in Thailand and was originally funded totally by private parties, at 100% private investment. However, the project has faced many problems and obstacles caused by many factors and these ...
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    Stakeholder participation and the role of local government in local environmental sustainability programs: legitimacy, social capital, and political trust 

    Pornphan Hemaphan; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    An extensive literature on local environmental sustainability has addressed the importance of governments more broadly, and local governments particularly, in terms of playing a leading role in managing and safeguarding local environmental resources. Nonetheless, there has been very little theoretically-inspired or empirical research that has investigated how local governments should perform the role. Therefore, the major objective of the present study is to explore the role of local government, with respect to stakeholder participation, ...