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    Candlestick chart pattern recognition 

    Touchpakorn Dhammathanapatchara (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The technical analysis of stocks and trends has been used by traders for decades to predict a particular market movement. The candlestick chart pattern analysis is a widely-used technical analysis technique. With a large number of patterns, manually identifying patterns from a price chart has been found to be difficult; thus an automatic means is needed to aid investors. In this research the candlestick chart pattern recognition technique is discussed, which can effectively identify candlestick chart patterns and their evaluation.
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    Capacity development of rice noodles production through clustering: a case study of Nakhon Pathom province 

    Nuttapong Petlaor; Somsak Samukkethum (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    This basic research has 2 objectives: 1) To study the model of Khanom Chin (Thai rice noodle) business cluster in Nakhon Pathom Province, and 2) To study the important components and the guidelines for capacity development related to driving Khanom Chin business cluster in Nakhon Pathom Province.  Population and Samples 1) Thai farmers in the cluster of Nakhon Pathom Province 2) Thai entrepreneurs from midstream and downstream groups (processing and marketing) in the cluster of Nakhon Pathom Province 3) people from Thai network support groups ...
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    Capacity of the planning agency and national development plan implementation effectiveness: a comparative study of Thailand and Malaysia 

    Patcharawan Ubonloet; Nattha Vinijnaiyapak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    The Economic Planning Unit or EPU of Malaysia and the Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board or the NESDB of Thailand play a major role in setting the direction of country development through national development plans. The objectives of this study were to study why the development outcomes of Malaysia are better than those in Thailand in many areas, especially after the 1997 financial crisis, and how organization theory contributes to development plan implementation and effectiveness evaluation. This research was qualitative ...
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    Capital structure and market power 

    Prajya Ngamjan; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Employing a sample set of 289 Thai listed firms during 2005-2014, the research found that leverage leads to increasing market power as measured by Tobin’s Q and sales growth. The explanation is given by the limited liability theory; that is, a firm employs debt as a commitment tool to compete aggressively in product markets. The main finding remained robust through different leveraged firms/groups, different market concentration groups, different time periods, and in different industrial sectors. Additionally, leverage had stronger effects ...
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    Capital structures of listed firms in ASEAN 

    Pornpen Thippayana; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat (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; Juree Vichit-Vadakan (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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    Causal factors affecting integrated policy implementation of tourism in Thailand 

    Nuttaprachya Nantavisit; Kassara Sukpatch (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    The research of “Causal factors affecting integrated policy implementation of Tourism in Thailand.” is the study of causal factors affecting the integrated policy implementation and the proposal of integrated policy implementation model of tourism to implicate administrative policies' directions to sectors responsible for implementing policy based on the national tourism development plan. Therefore, the researcher revised the literature review, concepts, theories and related researches in both of Thailand and overseas in order to achieve the ...
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    Causal relationship model of motivation and masculine culture influencing teachers' job engagement and performance competency in Bangkok educational service areas 

    Lalida Kasemnet; Nisada Wedchayanon (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The aim of this research was to develop the causal relationship model of motivation and masculine culture influencing teachers’ job engagement and performance competency in Bangkok Educational Service Areas.
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    Central government intervention to local government performance case study of Parknum Samutprakan and Kalasin municipality 

    Chalermpol Saributra; Udom Tumkosit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This study has the following four objectives: 1) to examine the nature of intervention on local government organization through public policy; 2) to determine the implications of central government intervention with regards to contents and execution of the local government development plans; 3) to investigate the patterns of local government adaptation in response to central government intervention; and 4) to study local government organizations’ problems and obstacles, and identify recommendations that may be useful to management of ...
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    CEO reputations and dividend payouts 

    Danai Likitratcharoen; Tatchawan Kanitpong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)

    Over the past decades, there have been numerous discussions about the influence of dividend policy and the value of firms. In many of the literature in this field, frameworks have been developed to show that dividend policy has implications for firms’ value in the imperfect and inefficient capital markets. If dividend policy has an influence on the firm’s value, then it is worth exploring the factors that have an influence on dividend policy. Past literature has found a large number of firm-specific variables as the determinants of dividend policy. ...
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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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    Child labor force participation : a case study of rural households in Kanchanaburi Province 

    Uraiwan Amornimit; Anek Hirunraks, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1997)

    In many less developed societies, children at young ages participate in the labor force. Although the extent of that participation has not been well documented, it is wildly known that the number is quite significantly large and the most important determinant of this phenomenon is poverty. / The objectives of this dissertation are to: (1) estimate the future trends of child labor participation both at national and Kanchanaburi provincial levels, (2) investigate the influence of various household factors such as demography, economy, sociology and ...
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    Christianity and english language teaching: a case study of christian missionary teachers in Thailand 

    Kampeeporn Santipochana; Lee, Yu-Hsiu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The purpose of this study is to investigate influences and correlations between the Christian faith and English language teaching in Thailand. Central research questions explore the religious beliefs leading Evangelical Christian teachers to integrate their Christian faith and how the participants make such integrations into their classroom management strategies. Fifteen missionary teachers in a Christian language school in Bangkok were selected for this investigation. Data were obtained by semi-structure interviews. Results have revealed ...
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    Claims modeling with and alternative gamma-exponentiated weibull distribution and ruinprobability approximation 

    Pawat Paksaranuwat; Samruam Chongcharoen (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    In this dissertation, two studies that are beneficial for actuaries and the insurance business are proposed. In the first study, an exponentiated Weibull distribution using gamma-generated distribution is modified to obtain an alternative gamma-exponentiated Weibull (AGEW) distribution; its sub-models include both gamma and Weibull distributions, both of which are popular in claims modeling by insurance companies. Its basic structural properties such as distribution function, density function, and moments were investigated. Moreover, the ...
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    Co-production of public healthcare service in local communities: a case study of the family care team 

    Kankhahath Piyakarn; Chandranuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The objectives of this research study are 1) To study the structure and operation of the Family Care Team, a network of health promotion and disease prevention services under Thai health security system, 2) To study the components of public co-production in the management of public healthcare services for Thai local communities by the Family Care Team, and 3) To study the factors of the coproduction of public healthcare services for Thai local communities. This study is a qualitative research using the methods of document study, in-depth interviews, ...
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    Collaborative resource discovery in mobile peer-to-peer networks 

    Ajay Arunachalam; Ohm Sornil (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Resource discovery is the process to find the queried object also referred as resource searching. With the rapid development of mobile hardware and wireless internet access, it became feasible to use mobile devices in P2P network. Deploying unstructured Peer-to-Peer (P2P) applications over Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) has seen a decade effort, but still has many limitations and challenges. Searching in such resultant networks are not efficient and further ineffective mainly due to mobility, peer discovery and connectivity issues. Typical resource ...
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    Communication factors affecting training effectiveness of business organizations 

    Jompon Jeebpinyo; Yubol Benjarongkij (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    The research is aimed for three objectives:  1) To study communication methods of professional trainers in organizing training, 2) to study training communication factors that affect training effectiveness of business organizations, and 3) to test the researcher’s developed structural equation model of latent variables, namely professional trainers’ qualifications and competence, training environmental management, trainees, and training effectiveness, with empirical data.   Mixed methods of qualitative and quantitative research were conducted. ...
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    Communication for localism empowerment through singing contest KIKDUU tv program 

    Pimchaya Fakpiem; Asawin Nedpogaeo (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    This study has the objective to examine nationalism and localism in the KikDuu Singing Contest through the program production process. The goal is to study localism awareness among the audiences of the KikDuu Singing Contest. The researcher analyzed 28 tapes using the seven components to examine nationalism and localism in the program content. In addition, in-depth interviews were conducted with eight key informants of whom are program producers and thirty five audiences. The research revealed nationalism and localism in the KikDuu Singing ...
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    Communication for the foreign football player's cultural adjustment in Thailand league football club 

    Akkarong Punpong; Warat Karuchit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The research has the four objectives as follows: 1. To examine and develop a causal model of factors influencing of Demographic characteristics, Communication skills, Attitude toward Thai people, Interpersonal communication and Media usage behavior to be affected the foreign football players' adjustment in Thailand league football clubs. 2. The analysis of the direct effect, indirect effect and total effect, is focused on testing the Demographic characteristics, Communication skills, Attitude toward Thai people, Interpersonal communication ...
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    Communication model for promoting tourism on Thai Lanna cultural conservation 

    Taksina Seanyen; Kassara Sukpatch (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 ...