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    Attitudes and motivation in English language learning : A case study of Attarkiah Islamiah School 

    Hasnee Maduerawae; Kasma Suwanarak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The research aims at studying the attitudes and motivation in English as a foreign language learning of Thai secondary school students. The study sits within the theoretical framework of constructivist theory taking into account Gardner’s attitude and motivation in language learning. The study considers students’ motivation in English language learning into 2 motives: instrumental and integrative motivation. Participants of this study are 239 Mathayomsuksa 5 students (Grade 11) and 10 English language teachers from Attarkiah Islamiah School. ...
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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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    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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    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 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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    Engagement 2.0 - could enterprise 2.0 really improve the work engagement of your employees? 

    Keim, Benjamin; Sid Suntrayuth (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    In the last years a new internet technology called Web 2.0 has changed the milieu of internal communication in many organizations and has given rise to what professionals in business context refers to as Enterprise 2.0. This tool has offered different benefits to organizational communication such as employee collaboration and knowledge sharing. However, while these aforementioned advantages have already been thoroughly investigated and practically tested, it is hard to neglect the view that due to the dynamic developments of organizational ...
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    Enterprise application integration using publish/subscribe REST with IP multicast 

    ฟาร์เดล เจ๊ะเต็ง; รัฐกร พูลทรัพย์ (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2015)

    เว็บเซอร์วิสเป็นเทคโนโลยีที่ถูกกำหนดมาตรฐานโดยองค์กร Word Wide Web Consortium หรือ W3C โดยมีจุดประสงค์เพื่อให้ซอฟต์แวร์สามารถแลกเปลี่ยนข้อมูลระหว่างกัน โดยไม่ขึ้นอยู่กับภาษา เทคโนโลยีและแฟลตฟอร์ม ปัจจุบันถูกนำมาใช้งานอย่างแพร่หลายในการ บูรณการโปรแกรมประยุกต์ต่างๆ ที่มีอยู่องค์กรให้สามารถสื่อสารแลกเปลี่ยนข้อมูลระหว่างกันได้ แม้ว่าโปรแกรมประยุกต์เหล่านั้นจะมีเทคโนโลยี แฟลตฟอร์มที่แตกต่างกันก็ตาม แต่เว็บเซอร์วิสมี ข้อจำกัดประการสำคัญคือไม่ทราบสถานะล่าสุดของข้อมูลทำให้โปรแกรมที่เชื่อมต่ออยู่กันนั้นต้อง คอยดึงข้อมูลเป็นระยะหรือตามช่วงเวลาเพื่อ ...
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    Environmental influences on competence in English as a foreign language : A study of Thai undergraduates at an international university in Thailand 

    Jirada Ueasiriwatthanachai; Kasma Suwanarak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    This study is designed in an attempt to examine the ideal and the actual university learning environment in relation to English language learning and to investigate the actual environmental influence on the students’ English language competence. This is to understand why a number of Thai university students of English-medium instruction programs are still unable to attain high levels of English proficiency despite engaging in an English-medium education system. An interpretive approach was used to conduct interviews with 10 teachers and 15 ...
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    Factors influencing information technology adoption in chinese retailing pharmacy sector: a case study from Huaian city, China 

    Zhang, Su; Chih-cheng Fang (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    In modern society, information technology plays an important role in the field of health care. This study first explored the UTAUT (Unified Theory Acceptance and Use of Technology) to study Chinese Retailing Pharmacy Sector’s IT adoption in new mandatory context. By constructing research model Pharmacy-UTAUT, the author tried to find out the core factors influencing IT adoption, the moderators affecting the strength of relationships between variables and the new model’s explanatory power. Pharmacy-UTAUT incorporates two constructs (attitude and ...
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    A Management Perspective on Professional Chinese Training in the Mining Industry of Thailand 

    Zhang, Yingxue; Lee, Yu-Hsiu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    There is a lack of previous studies on professional Chinese training, particularly in the Kingdom of Thailand.  Drawing from the perspective of management, the present thesis aims to explore the field of professional Chinese (content-based Chinese language teaching and learning for career purposes) in the mining industry of Thailand.  Data are gathered from an ethnography of a mining company in the Southern Thailand.  Results reveal that 1) organization, 2) control, 3) planning, 4) leadership and 5) training (language training is the point of ...
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    An ordered probit model on quitting decision of secondary public school teachers in Bhutan 

    Choden, Kuenga; Anan Wattanakuljarus (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    Retaining trained teachers is an issue for almost every country despite its socioeconomic differences. A small developing country, Bhutan is facing the problem of retaining its trained and experienced teachers. Teachers leaving the profession on a voluntary basis have been increasing year by year. It became more serious in 2017 where the Ministry of Education had to train and employ 360 fresh graduates as contact teachers to overcome the problem of teacher shortage.  Cross-sectional data were collected through a questionnaire distributed randomly ...
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    Relationship between financial and real sectors: implications for stable economic development [evidence from Thailand] 

    Khalil, Muhammad Azhar; Santi Chaisrisawatsuk (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    Economic real sector is essential for growth and development as its activities persuade progress of economic output. The sector generates better outcomes if it is accompanied with a healthier financial system; thus, advancement of financial sector is a means for the growth of real sector. This study reexamine the relationship between financial and real sectors of Thailand with the volatility analysis of GDP caused by development of financial market. The GARCH Model, Johansen-Juselius (1990) co-integration test, and vector error correction model ...
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    The role of interest rate in attracting FDI : a study on the Asean 5 economy 

    Siddiqui, Hira Aijaz; Vesarach Aumeboonsuke (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This paper is concerned with the foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow and its determinant in ASEAN 5. The analysis is based on the data over the years 1986 to 2012 using the Vector Auto Regression (VAR) Technique. The objective was to analyze the relationship of (FDI) inflow and interest rates (IR). The findings suggest that the interest rates of Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia have a negative relation with foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow. No evidence was found that interest rates play any role in attracting the FDI inflow for Singapore ...
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    Social networking sites impacts on interpersonal communication skills and relationships 

    Pritta Chasombat; Asawin Nedpogaeo (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2014)

    The use of social networking sites and other mobile applications have been growing intensively, not to mention, several researches indicated that it is one of the factors that impact the relationship maintenance between one another. It is highly desirable for all citizens to have a good interpersonal communication to maintain and develop further relationships. Bad communication skills may have harmed the interpersonal relationships. On the other hand, when talking about social networking sites like facebook and what it does to the society, ...
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    Speech act analysis of British and American poetry 

    Suporn Leongkamchorn; Ketkanda Jaturongkachoke (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    Usually, when learning poetry, students are encouraged to let their imagination run wild and consider elements relating to a poem, such as historical background, the poet’s biography, and figures of speech to come up with the literary interpretation. However, this traditional way of learning poetry is too ideal, complicated, and difficult, especially for new poetry students. The purpose of this study was to apply a supporting device, speech act theory, in the linguistics field to learn poetry in the literature field. Felicity conditions of ...
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    The media's influence on success and failure of dialects : The case of Cantonese and Shaan'xi dialects 

    Mao, Yuhan; Lee, Hugo Yu-Hsiu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    In this thesis the researcher addresses an important set of issues - how language maintenance (LM) between dominant and vernacular varieties of speech (also known as dialects) - are conditioned by increasingly globalized mass media industries. In particular, how the television and film industries (as an outgrowth of the mass media) related to social dialectology help maintain and promote one regional variety of speech over others is examined. These issues and data addressed in the current study have the potential to make a contribution to ...
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    Third-party payments impact on commercial banks' non-interest income: evidence from China 

    Xia, Huiwen; Nada Chunsom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This study aims to explore the effects of Chinese third-party payment on commercial banks' non-interest income over the period 2008-2017. In China, third-party payment is a digital payment provided by private non-bank firms that consist of desktop payment and mobile payment. More Chinese people prefer to use third-party payment, especially mobile payment, instead of cash and bank card as the payment can be transacted easily and safely on the mobile phone by scanning QR code. To find whether this new digital payment trend impacts on non-interest ...
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    Valuing cultural heritage: A contingent valuation study of temples in Chiang Saen 

    Pongsan Sanyakamdhorn; Udomsak Seenprachawong (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2017)

    This paper presents a study of willingness to pay of Thai population to preserve historic temples in Chiang Saen, ancient city in Chiang Rai, Thailand as those temples are at risk of degradation and deterioration.  This study aims to estimate the factors that affect willingness to pay of people for cultural heritage in Chiang Saen and to investigate willingness to pay and its attributions. The contingent valuation method was used as a valuation technique to conduct an economic valuation of non-market values of preservation of the ancient temples. ...
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    กฎบัตรอาเซียนกับการแก้ปัญหาอาชญากรรมข้ามชาติในรูปแบบการค้ามนุษย์ 

    นนท์ธนัย ตลับทอง; ปุ่น วิชชุไตรภพ (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2013)

    สถานการณ์การค้ามนุษย์ที่เกิดขึ้นในสังคมปัจจุบันทวีความรุนแรงมากขึ้นตามลาดับหลาย ภูมิภาคของโลกยังต้องเผชิญกับอาชญากรรมข้ามชาติในรูปแบบดังกล่าวอยู่ แม้กระทั่งภูมิภาคอาเซียน ของเรายังต้องเผชิญกับอาชญากรรมข้ามชาติในรูปแบบการค้ามนุษย์อยู่ เมื่อ ค.ศ.2000 องค์การ สหประชาชาติก็ได้มีการออกอนุสัญญาว่าด้วยอาชญากรรมข้ามชาติและได้มีพิธีสารต่อท้ายอนุสัญญา การต่อต้านการค้ามนุษย์ในสตรีและเด็กเพื่อมาบังคับในการต่อต้านอาชญากรรมการค้ามนุษย์โดย ประเทศต่างๆได้มีการลงนามและการให้สัตยาบันแก่อนุสัญญารวมถึงพิธีสารต่อท้ายอนุสัญญาเพื่อ บังเกิดผลประโยชน์ในการมุ่งเน้ ...