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    Key determinants of education quality of secondary schools in Bangkok 

    Pimsiri Pootrakul; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This study aims to investigate the key determinants of the quality of education of upper-secondary schools in Thailand focusing on the Bangkok Metropolitan area. Among the 219 the upper-secondary schools located in the studied territory, 149 schools under the supervision of the Office of the Basic Education Commission, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the Office of the Higher Education Commission, and the Office of the Private Education Commission were randomly selected. This sample size provided a 95 percent confidence level for all statistical ...
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    Key factors affecting the success of organic agriculture policy implementation in thai local communities 

    Pasupha Chinvarasopak; Ponlapat Burakom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Organic agriculture in Thailand officially became a public policy in 2005 and its current provisions are described in the Second National Strategic Plan for Organic Agriculture Development (2013-2016). While organic agriculture has been implemented for a decade and while the global growth rate of organic agriculture has increased; the amount of land dedicated to organic agriculture in Thailand has increased at a rate of only 0.1% annually and comprises only 0.2% of the total land in the nation under cultivation. This is in sharp contrast ...
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    Key psychological determinants of staff's job performance in department of tourism (Thailand) 

    Potjanee Muangsillapasart; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)
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    Key success factors in the organic agriculture policy implementation 

    Kulchaya Temchavala; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The objectives of the study of key success factors in the organic agriculture policy implementation was to identify problems of, obstacles to and restrictions on the putting the national organic agriculture policy into practice, to evaluate the success factors of implementing the organic agriculture policy, and to propose an organic agricultural policy model for sustainable policy implementation.
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    Knowledge management practices and organizational performance : a case of the Royal Thai Air Force 

    Pranee Mooklai; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objectives of the research were 1) to develop a model of knowledge management practices and organizational performance, 2) to validate the relationship of knowledge management practices and organizational performance in the model, and 3) to suggest for the improvement of knowledge management practices and organizational performance. This study investigated one independent variable (knowledge management practices), one intervening variable (innovation) and one dependent variable (organizational performance). Both quantitative research ...
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    Knowledge transfer effectiveness of university-industry alliances 

    Patthareeya Lakpetch; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)
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    L2 Writing processes of Thai graduate students 

    Petcharat Pongkasamepongon; Aree Manosuthikit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This research article aims to discover L2 writing processes of Thai graduate students using the model of composing processes by Chenoweth and Hayes (2003). The participants were six graduate students from the Graduate School of Language and Communication. The participants were given an English argumentative writing task to complete while being observed through the use of the think-aloud protocol (TAP). Later, the participants were interviewed immediately after finishing the writing task. The finding validates the model of composing processes ...
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    Labor mobility across occupations, economic sectors, and geographical areas in Thailand 

    Yuwadee Sonsaneeyarat; Duanpen Theerawanviwat, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 1997)

    The first part of this study applies a Markov chain model to investigate patterns of labor mobility across occupations, economic sectors, and geographical areas. These patterns of mobility are then compared between in peak and the off agricultural seasons. The second part investigates factors affecting single type of mobility and combination of various types of mobility using data from two levels as explanatory variables: individual and contextual. / Data for the study of mobility patterns is based on rounds 1 (off agricultural season) and 3 (peak ...
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    Labour force participation, time allocation and quality of life of the aged in Bangkok Metropolis 

    Khaisang Rukvanich; Suchart Prasith-rathsint, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1992)

    The study investigates factors affecting the labour force participation and desire to work of elderly Bangkok residents. In addition the study analyzes the activities and time utilization of the working and nonworking elderly and investigates the respondents' quality of life.
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    Leadership behavior, learning organization culture and employee involvement climate effecting organizational effectiveness : a study of Thai energy sector 

    Watit Intuluck; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The objectives of this dissertation are (1) to identify characteristics oftransformational leadership behaviors, learning organization culture, employeeinvolvement climate and organizational effectiveness among four main publicenterprises within the Thai energy sector, (2) to explore the relationships amongtransformational leadership behaviors, learning organization culture, and employeeinvolvement climate on organizational effectiveness within the Thai energy sector, (3)to propose a structural model of organizational effectiveness regarding the ...
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    Learning within and across international development projects : Case studies in the health sector of Lao pdr 

    Malaython Phanavanh; Suchitra Punyaratabandhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Having realized its limited capacity, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) relies on foreign assistance and concessional loans from multilateral and bilateral development agencies to support social development programs. To ensure effectiveness and efficiency of grant fund management, the development partners impose several requirements and conditions for compliance. To satisfy the donor requirements and achieve project goals on time, project learning is highly important and needed. Thus, the purpose of this study was to explore firstly ...
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    Level trends determinants and demographic consequences of contraceptive sterilization in Thailand 

    Tuangtip Chantra; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1995)

    The purposes of this study is to find out levels and trends of contraceptive sterilization in Thailand during the past decade by using data collected from the Family Planning Unit, Dept of Health as indicators. The findings indicate an increasing trend in female contraceptive sterilization but a decreasing trend in male contraceptive sterlization. The study on determinants of contraceptive sterilization used the data from the survey of "Contraceptive Use Patterns in Thailand", by the Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidlo University. ...
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    Life cycle cost analysis of end-off-life vehicle to examine the economic feasibility and management policy in Thailand 

    Pongsak Wonglertkunakorn; Aweewan Panyagometh (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    A vehicle that is no longer used is called an End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV). ELV management is a crucial issue that is addressed by many countries who are keen to reduce waste and improve the ELV treatment process. In developed countries, regardless of the different policies they chose, ELV management is stable and systematic. In Thailand, there is no direct law or regulation for ELV management. In addition, the current policy promotes the use of old cars because the annual tax registration renewal fee is reduced from year six by ten percent every ...
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    Life tables construction for Thailand : with applications to government pension schemes 

    Suwimol Angkavanich; Borriboon Thitakamol, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1989)

    The study concentrated on applying an indirect methodology that relied on demographic models in the estimation of mortality rates in order to construct the life tables for Thai males and females. The data for this analysis are obtained from population censuses, death statistics reported by the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Public Health, and also documents relevant to the analysis of government retirees and pension expenditures.
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    Local feature representations for facial expression recognition based on differences of gray color values of neighboring pixels 

    Mohammad Shahidul Islam; Surapong Auwatanamongkol, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)
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    Logistics contracting effectiveness: the perspective of Thai electronics 

    Santi Visuddhisat; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The World Bank, which produces the Logistics Performance Index, has consistently ranked Thailand in the top tier but in a degrading order: ranked 31 in 2007; 35 in 2010; and 38 in 2012. When looked at the micro level, Thailand is still in the lowest level of logistics development—physical distribution—where firms focus mainly on the outbound flow of finished products, from the end of the production line to the consumers. The Thai government has taken an integrative approach to logistics development, encouraging Thai companies, particularly ...
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    Long-Horizon stock returns predictability : evidence from the Stock Exchange of Thailand 

    Suthawan Prukumpai; Kamphol Panyagometh, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)
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    Major factors affecting Bangkok metropolitan district administration effectiveness 

    Kamtorn Sheepchaiisara; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2007)
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    Major factors affecting educational policy implementation effectiveness for the three southernmost provinces of Thailand as perceived by school directors 

    Chaval Chompucot; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)
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    Major factors affecting foreign investment policy implementation effectiveness : the case of Mongolia 

    Batsuuri, Gunjidmaa; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Developing countries would like to attract foreign investment for the many benefits it provides, such as the adoption of high technology, increased employment, and expanded exports. Without effective usage of foreign investment inflows, however, foreign investment also brings side effects (e.g., environmental damage). Good foreign investment policy and its effective implementation could increase the benefits and decrease the side effects of foreign investment in the host country.