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    The Affecting factors on consumer purchase intention in C2C electronic classified marketplaces: a Thai perspective 

    Pirunrat Meksopavankul; Sid Suntrayuth (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    C2C electronic classified marketplaces are blooming in Thailand because it can highly fulfill Thai consumer’s habit and lifestyle. The consume enjoy using C2C electronic classified marketplaces as online seller will post and update their product and service via social media as Facebook, Instagram, and Line to catch consumer’s attention, then target consumer who interested in a particular product and service will directly contact with seller on intermediary platform. Hence, consumers still feel reluctant to use online marketplaces because they do ...
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    Airline's roles for for supporting sustainable tourism development: a case study of Thailand 

    Withep Watawuti; Rugphong Vongsaroj (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    The main objective of this study aims to develop the role of Airline in supporting sustainable tourism development (STD). The specific objectives are: 1) to evaluate current performance of the airline in supporting STD 2) to analyze the factor of passenger’s awareness to STD, passenger’s willingness to supporting STD, passenger’s expectation to STD performance of airline and passenger’s perception to STD performance of airline 3) to compare the difference between passenger’s expectation to STD performance of airline and passenger’s perception to ...
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    An analytical study of factors affecting innovative capability and adaptation strategies of Thai newspaper organizations in the digital age 

    Worawudh Phakdiburut; Jitraporn Sudhivaraseth (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This research aims to 1) examine the factors affecting the innovative capability of Thai newspaper organizations in the digital age, and 2) investigate the adaptation strategies of Thai newspaper organizations in the digital age. A mixed-method research, quantitative and qualitative approaches, was employed. For the quantitative approach, a survey was administered via questionnaires. The sample consisted of 400 personnel in Thai newspaper organizations, selected by multi-stage sampling technique. Statistical data analysis was conducted by descriptive ...
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    The application of stimulus-organism-response paradigm: the role of social media in Thailand's destination image and behavioral intentions 

    Ariyaporn Nunthiphatprueksa; Sid Suntrayuth (National Institute of Development, 2017)

    The role of the tourism industry has been well recognized in the development of the nation. The tourism industry not only contributes to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but it also has positive social impacts for locals (e.g. access to essential services, development of transportation and infrastructure, direct and indirect employment and pride in local culture and history). Therefore, tourism is important to a nation with rich resources for travel like Thailand. Even though sustainable tourism is successful, several challenges remain for Thailand, ...
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    The appropriate model for power development fund management in Thailand 

    Pongpoj Putarungsi; Wisakha Phoochinda (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This research aimed to evaluate the operation and management of power development fund in Thailand and to propose an appropriate model for managing power development fund in Thailand by using the Sustainability Balanced Scorecard (SBSC). The Sustainability Balanced Scorecard consists of six perspectives which are the overall efficiency of operation and management perspective, the management process perspective, the stakeholder perspective, the learning and development perspective, the environmental perspective and the social perspective. This ...
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    Asset pricing on Thailand & Malaysia stock exchange: on the use of macroeconomic and behavioral factors 

    French, Jordan Alexander; Tatchawan Kanitpong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This thesis tests five macroeconomic variables that have been both theorized to affect stock returns and been proven to do so in past empirical research. Those variables are risk premium, industrial production, term structure, expected inflation, and unexpected inflation. The variables are retested for their statistical significance using four years of monthly contemporary data using Thailand and Malaysia as two of the five ASEAN markets (Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia). Contrary to previous studies, this study finds ...
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    Bank competition and the linkage to stability and growth: international evidence and implication to Thailand 

    Sanhapas Laowattanabhongse; Sorasart Sukcharoensin (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Over the past two decades, the impact of bank competition to financial stability as well as to economic growth has been the center of interest for both academicians and practitioners. The recent financial crises throughout the globe further exhibit the urgent need to conclude the relationship between (1) bank competition and financial stability and (2) bank competition and economic growth. This dissertation, therefore, attempts to fill in the literature gap of both competition-stability and competition-growth nexuses by using a sample of 81 ...
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    The branding process of the world heritage historic city of Ayutthaya 

    Wipada Thaothampitak; Therdchai Choibamroong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This study was established on the tourism and marketing perspectives of the stakeholders regarding the branding process of the cultural world heritage sites in Thailand. The Historic City of Ayutthaya world heritage site was selected as the unit to be studied. Thus, the purposes of the study were to 1) study the potential of the Historic City of Ayutthaya site, 2) analyze the marketing of the Historic City of Ayutthaya site, 3) evaluate the potential of the stakeholders in branding of the Historic City of Ayutthaya site, and 4) propose a branding ...
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    The causal model of factors affecting Thai customer loyalty towards e-commerce business 

    Lalita Puangmaha; Patchanee Cheyjunya (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This research utilizes the mixed method research with the objectives to develop and to examine the consistency between the causal model of factors affecting Thai customers loyalty towards e-commerce business and the empirical data, furthermore to explore the opinions of academics and online marketers in relating to the marketing communication factors influencing Thai customers loyalty to e-commerce business. The research method has been divided consecutively into two parts which are; Part 1: the quantitative research conducting survey methodology ...
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    Child labor and school dropout in least-developed countries: Empirical evidence from Lao PDR 

    Xayavong, Thidavong; Piriya Pholphirul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Even though topics related to child labor and school dropout have been studied worldwide, little attention has focused on child labor and school dropout in the least-developed countries. This paper examines the impact of child labor on school dropout by using national representative data from the Labor Force and First Child Labor survey in the Lao PDR, which serves as a case study of a least-developed country. The endogeneity of child labor to school dropout was controlled by using an average wage of children by province as an instrumental variable. ...
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    The comparison of teaching approaches for media literacy: case study of Assumption university student 

    Natcha Sathapornsathit; Warat Karuchit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This research presents the comparison between 3 teaching approaches to find the most effective teaching approach and create guideline for choosing teaching approach for media literacy education, to ultimately improve the level of media literacy in Thai youth. The approaches being compared are the 100% lecture-based approach, the 50% lectures-based and 50% activity-based, and the 100% activity-based approach. The 50% lecture-based and 50% activity-based is expected to be the most effective teaching approach.   This research study is an experimental ...
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    Contribution of cultural intelligence to adaptive selling behavior, customer-oriented selling behavior and cross-cultural sales performance of Thai salespeople 

    Arti Pandey; Peerayuth Charoensukmongkol (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    As firms expand internationally, there will be an ever-greater challenge for their salespeople who will be required, more and more, to engage in cross-cultural selling. Although cross-cultural selling is a topic that has already gained much attention in literature, research about the competencies of salespeople in cross-cultural selling is still scarce. To fill this research gap, the present study focuses on the role of cultural intelligence (CQ) which is a cross-cultural competency that will assist salespeople in becoming more effective in ...
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    The contribution of emotional intelligence and cultural intelligence to interaction involvement, emotional exhaustion and job performance of call center representatives in the Philippines 

    Puyod, Jenette Villegas; Peerayuth Charoensukmongkol (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The Philippines is one of the major outsourcing destinations of the call center industry in the world. The call center business in the Philippines has been heralded as the latest sunshine industry, and its growth is mainly driven by contact center services. Needless to say, a handful of researches have found drawbacks about the emotive and psychosomatic weaknesses in the nature of works in call centers. Indeed, this kind of work is a very challenging endeavor as it is coupled with the fact that every call center representative needs to do ...
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    The country-level analysis of institutional factors affecting the foreign direct investment (FDI) in 6 Asean countries 

    Chanatip Suksai; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This empirical study is a country-based analysis aiming to investigate how institutional factors (primary economic and social determinants) affect the FDI inflows in six ASEAN countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam during the period of 1990-2016. This study uses a mixed-methods research approach employing a pooled data multiple regression technique to analyze the significant determinants of FDI in the ASEAN region at the country level from a holistic approach.   The findings revealed that, ...
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    Data journalism: principle development and knowledge adaptation in Thailand 

    Ekapon Thienthaworn; Warat Karuchit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This research aims to: 1) study the knowledge and use of Data Journalism in other countries; 2) study the knowledge and use of Data Journalism in Thailand as well as the obstacles and problems in the development of knowledge and use of Data Journalism in Thailand; and 3) create the guidelines for development the knowledge and promotion of the use of Data Journalism in Thailand. The qualitative research methodology is used to conduct a research. Firstly, the documentary research was used to examine and analyze all related documents , which were ...
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    The development of 21st century learning skills to enhance the performance effectiveness of convention hotel staff in Thailand 

    Busarin Wongwiwattana; Chokechai Suveatwatanakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This paper was aimed to present the guideline development of 21st Century Learning Skills for the convention hotel staff’s performance and effectiveness in Thailand.  The results of the study could help to improve the performance of convention hotel staff, especially at convention hotels in Thailand.  Convention hotels are used for meetings and business conventions which generate a lot of benefits to the country such as revenue, employment, cross cultural management and technological development respectively. Thus, it is necessary to understand ...
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    The development of a structural equation model in managing experience, value and customer satisfaction in international tourism business 

    Peerapong Tanvittayanont; Kassara Sukpatch (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This research aimed 1) To study factors related to customer experience management, customer satisfaction and customer value in Thailand's outbound tour operators. 2) To develop a structural equation model of customer value for Thailand's outbound tour operators. to developing structural equation model of customer value for outbound tour operators in Thailand.  This study was a mixed methods research based on qualitative and quantitative research to obtain a set of factors, including internal latent variables, external latent variables, and observed ...
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    The development of prototype branding for sustainable rice from small-scaled farming in Thailand 

    Panpilas Kuldilok; Bu-nga Chaisuwan (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The research of Development of Prototype Branding for Sustainable Rice from Small-scaled Farming in Thailand has the essential objectives which includes 1) To study the branding process and communications from rice brand of successful farmers who have production process of small- scaled farms in Thailand; 2) To study methods and prototype of sustainable rice branding for farmers who have production process of small-scaled farms in Thailand; and 3) To study acceptance of  sustainable rice branding prototype for farmers who have production process ...
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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 ...