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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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    The casual effects of human resource practices, supervisor support, and coworker support, influencing on organizational citizenship behaviour towards job performance of frontline employees in four-star hotels in Phuket, Thailand 

    Yanapa Boonparkob; Sangkae Punyasiri (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    This study attempts to propose and examine a theoretical conceptual model that investigates the causal effects of hotel frontline employees’ perceptions of human resource (HR) practices, supervisor support, and coworker support, influencing on organizational citizenship behaviour (OCB) towards job performance in the context of four-star hotels in Phuket, Thailand. The mediating effects of OCB are also highlighted. HR practices in this study are in a form of high-performance work practices (HPWPs) consisting of selective staffing, rewards, training, ...
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    The causal effect of islamic attributes of destination upon tourist satisfaction and loyalty under mediating roles of perceived trip quality and perceived trip values : a case study of Krabi Province, Thailand 

    Wiraphong Panyathanakhun; Paithoon Monpanthong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    Global Muslim travel market is regarded as having high potential in terms of population growth and high expenditure. Yet, it remains relatively untapped. Many previous studies mentioned the effects of Islamic attributes of destination toward motivation to visit as well as tourist satisfaction and loyalty. However, there is a lack of empirical research in non-Muslim country as well as Thailand in particular. Besides, it was also found that perceived trip quality and perceived trip values exert influence over tourist satisfaction and loyalty; little ...
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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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    A causal model of passenger service quality factors at Suvarnabhumi Airport 

    Chomchanai Bunluesintu; Pachanee Cheyjunya (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This research on a casual model of passenger service quality factors at Suvarnabhumi Airport aimed 1) to study integrated marketing communications, service quality, passenger satisfaction, and passenger loyalty, 2) to analyze both direct and indirect factors of service quality, and 3) to develop a casual model of passenger service quality management factors.The hypothesized model was based on the service quality, satisfaction, and loyalty. The results will be beneficial to airport management for planning and marketing communications. Both ...
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    A causal relation model of market orientation and extended market orientation affecting strategic management through health establishments performance in Bangkok 

    Wirut Nakkhasin; Sangkae Punyasiri (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The research was done in Bangkok Thailand due to high competition and the presence of a majority of Thailand’s health establishments, which aims to 1) review market orientation, extended market orientation and strategic management affecting health establishment performance in Bangkok 2) to study the relationship between market orientation, extended market orientation and strategic management affecting health establishment performance in Bangkok 3) to investigate of concept for causal relation model of market orientation and extended market ...
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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)
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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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    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 ...
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    Community and urban area fund policy : a study on major factors affecting the granting of loans in Thailand 

    Nawita Direkwut; Suchitra Punyaratabandhu, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2006)
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    A comparative study of the determinants and effects of China, Japan and South Korea's foreign aid policies 

    Shin, Jun Ho; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This study investigates the determinants and effects of foreign aid policies, exploring the adaptability of the public finance theories of the pull and push factors such as economic-demographic theory, compensation theory, and incrementalism for the East Asian donor countries. To test this, the relationships between the socioeconomic factors and the volume of aid given to their partner countries by China, Japan, and South Korea were examined utilizing panel data analysis (pull factors), correlation analysis (push factors), and ordinary least ...
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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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    Competition and the bank lending channel : evidence from bank - level data in Thailand 

    Jakkrich Jearviriyaboonya; Yuthana Sethapramote (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This paper attempts to assess the degree of competition in Thailand’s banking system, and examine the evolutionary effect of bank regulations. Furthermore, this paper investigates how a change in competition can affect the monetary policy on bank lending channel in Thailand. This study employs panel data from ten commercial banks over quarterly time periods from 2001–2015. The competition variable is measured using the Lerner index. Bank regulations can be divided into four groups: (i) restrictions on banking activities, (ii) limitations on foreign ...
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    Compulsory licensing policy implementation in Thailand 

    Tapanee Phueksuwan; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (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, ...