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    A community energy management model and factors contributing to success in energy security of the project on community energy planning by 80 individual communities in response to the royal initiative of sufficiency economy 

    Werawut Boonyanusart (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    This research aimed to study the community energy management for energy security, especially the biomass energy production and utilization, including the output and outcome of the community energy planning project ...
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    A comparative study of administrative development in Burma (Myanmar) since 1948 

    U Myint Thein (National Institute of Development Administration, 2000)

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    A filter-based feature selection using two criterion functions and evolutionary fuzzification 

    Jitwadee Chaiyakarn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    In information age, data has become increasingly large, in both dimension (the number of features) and volume. Data mining processes, such as data classification and data clustering, performed on high dimensional data can be time-consuming and can produce poor results due to the problem so called curse of dimensionality. Feature selection is one of the fundamental techniques that selects only the most significant features and eliminates irrelevant and redundant features from the entire set of features. Filter-based feature selection is the ...
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    A model of the development of community-based tourism management in designated areas for sustainable tourism 

    Kulvadee Lamaijee (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This research is both quantitative and qualitative. The objectives of the research are: 1) to study the community-based tourism environment in designated areas for sustainable tourism, 2) to assess the potential of communities in developing community-based tourism management in designated areas for sustainable tourism, 3) to study the process of the development of community-based tourism management in designated areas for sustainable tourism, and 4) to create a model of the development of community-based tourism management in designated ...
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    A willingness to pay study of heritage interpretation : a case study of the historic city of Ayutthaya 

    Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    In general, the contingent valuation studies applied to the valuation of cultural heritage sites are usually carried out for the purpose of physical conservation. However, to conserve the heritage site sustainably, heritage interpretation is one of the main factors that cannot be neglected. As a result, this study was conducted to elicit the value of the restoration and improvement of heritage interpretation (information board, exhibits, booklets, pamphlets, tourist guide services, etc.) with the selection of the Historic City of Ayutthaya ...
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    Abstractive Thai opinion summarization 

    Orawan Chaowalit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    With the advancement of the Internet technology, customers can easily share opinions about services and products in forms of reviews. There can be large amount of reviews for popular products. Manually summarizing those reviews for important issues is a daunting task. Automatic opinion summarization is a solution to the problem. The task is more complicated for reviews written in Thai. Thai words are written continuously without space, and there is no symbol to identify the end of a sentence. Many reviews are written informally, thus accurate ...
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    Administration development for expressway authority of Thailand 

    Suchart Chonsakpipat (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2013)

    This study is quantitative and qualitative research which mainly aims at studying the development of present Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) administration. The research conceptual framework can be broken down into five areas of study: General Administration, Project Management, Operating Performance, Public Service Evaluation, and Other Expressway Organization Evaluation. The examination of General Administration will investigate seven knowledge of management functions which are General Management, Marketing Management, Accounting ...
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    Adoption of e-government services in Ukraine 

    Shovkovyy, Oleg (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    E-Government, defined by author as a new way of organizing the governance of society, which implies openness and transparency, and effectiveness and competency in developing and providing governmental services for all entities of society, where “e” refers to ICT as a means of supporting this effort. Despite being identified as one of the top priorities of the Ukrainian government, the implementation and adoption of e-Government services in Ukraine are facing numerous challenges and barriers, which need to be known, considered, and ...
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    An analysis of the factors affecting the success of environmental policy implementation : a study of the Tambon Administration organization (TAO) 

    Ketsunee Taweekaew (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    This study was undertaken to accomplish three objectives: 1) to quantify the level of environmental policy implementation among TAOs, 2) to examine the major factors affecting the success of environmental policy implemented at the TAO level, and 3) to provide recommendations for more effective policy development on environmental issues and on the implementation processes used by the TAOs. This study uses mixed-method research, in which the qualitative data that has been collected is used to corroborate and support the evidence from the ...
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    An exploratory study of the development social entrepreneurship : key concepts, characteristics, roles and success factors of social enterprise in Thailand 

    Sarunyikha Thiemboonkit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    Social entrepreneurship is an emerging global phenomenon. Although much research has been done on this topic, the concept is still hard to define due to the different context and domains within which it operates. Thailand is in the infancy stage of social entrepreneurship. Despite the fact that the concept of social entrepreneurship is relatively new, the practice that integrates economic and social value creation has a long heritage and can be found throughout the Kingdom. In the past, social activities were mostly implemented by non-profit ...
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    Analysis of corruption and foreign direct investment in Africa 

    Abotsi, Anselm Komla (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This research seeks to formulate a theory relating FDI and corruption and empirically assess the aptness of this theory. This research seeks not only to establish that in general corruption has a negative impact on FDI inflow to Africa but also to show that there is a threshold referred to as the Corruption Tolerable Level of Investment (CTLI), below which corruption is expected to have a positive impact on FDI inflow to Africa. This research also seeks to deploy data on actual corruption to establish that corruption has a negative impact ...
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    Anti-corruption regime and corruption resolutions in local self-government : A case study of subdistrict administrative organization (SAO) in southern part of northeastern region of Thailand 

    Pratueng Moung-On (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    Research on the systems regarding the anti-corruption regime and corruption resolution in local self-government: A case study of Sub-District Administrative Organizations (SAO) in the Southern part of the Northeastern region of Thailand aims to study the following: 1) Forms of corruption within the Sub-District Administrative Organizations. 2) Anti-corruption systems in Thailand. 3) Problems in the anticorruption regime and corruption resolution within Sub-District Administrative Organization. A qualitative research method was employed to ...
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    Capital structures of listed firms in ASEAN 

    Pornpen Thippayana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objective of this dissertation is to study the firm-, industry-, and countrylevel factors influencing the capital structures of the listed firms in ASEAN. The 3,750 samples are collected annually for 12 years from 2000 to 2011, resulting in 45,000 firm-year observations. The pooled ordinary least squared regression is used in the analysis for all combined three-level features. The leverage measures cover various proxies of capital structures. The evidence shows that firm size and tangibility are significantly and positively related to ...
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    Career and life coping strategies : A case study from ministry of public administration in Bangladesh 

    Karim, Mohammad Rezaul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This study was conducted to achieve the objectives of identifying the socioeconomic factors that influence career choice, analyzing the organizational factors inhibiting professionals’ career and life, and analyzing the coping strategies utilized by the professionals in encountering those barriers.
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    Communication model for promoting tourism on Thai Lanna cultural conservation 

    Taksina Seanyen (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The aims of this research were to: 1) study the conditions and the problems of communication for promoting on Thai Lanna cultural tourism conservation in the area of the four provinces in the upper part in the north of Thailand in accordance with The Act of National Tourism 2008 and The National Tourism Management Plan 2012- 2016; 2) design the communication model for promoting tourism on Thai Lanna cultural conservation in the area of four provinces in the upper Northern region 1 of Thailand in accordance with The act of National Tourism ...
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    Compulsory licensing policy implementation in Thailand 

    Tapanee Phueksuwan (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2014)

    The objectives of this research were to investigate the following: 1) the reasons and needs for the compulsory licensing policy in Thailand, 2) the guidelines for implementing the policy in Thailand, 3) the factors that affect compliance with the policy in Thailand, and 4) patients’ effective access to drugs as a result of the policy in Thailand. This research involved principals and concepts about public policy, as well as concepts about drug patents and compulsory licensing. The focus was on the reasons and needs for compulsory licensing, ...
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    Customs business partnership : a case study of China customs and Thai customs 

    Shujie Zhang (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This study examines the relationship, transactions, and interactions between Customs and business in regulating, controlling, and processing cross-border trade movement and safeguarding national security. More specifically, theoretical and practical dimensions on Customs-business partnership (CBP) are studied within the broader context of administrative reform and Customs modernization since the 1990s in China Customs and Thai Customs.
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    Determinants of Thailand's bilateral free trade agreement negotiations with Australia, Japan and the United States 

    Malinvisa Sakdiyakorn Thanomsat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2008)

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    Developing service quality for spa establishments in the active beach tourism cluster, Thailand 

    Anan Chieochankitkan (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2013)

    The objectives of this study are: 1) to assess the level of perception in: service quality, perceived value, service encounter, and satisfaction of customers using spa treatments, 2) to study the dimensions of service quality, which is important in order to evaluate the spa establishments based on customers’ demographics, 3) to study customers’ desires toward spa treatments based on their demographics, 4) to study the causal relationship between service quality, perceived value and service encounter on customer satisfaction of customers ...
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    Domestic violence against women and the implementation of the domestic violence (prevention and protection) act 2010 : Reflections from rural Bangladesh 

    Khan, Anisur Rahman (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Over the last few decades, domestic violence against women has received increasing attention as an insidious problem for women both on the global and national scale. Despite this attention, studies on domestic violence are still limited in Bangladesh, as such, many issues remain under-researched, unexplored, or underexplored. Moreover, studying domestic violence through the qualitative approach is also hardly visible. With this backdrop, the present study aimed at filling in some of the methodological and theoretical gaps in the existing ...