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    Contribution of transformational leadership to sense of place and turnover intention of myanmar workers in Thailand: the mediating role of trust in leader and supportive diversity climate 

    Tipnuch Phungsoonthorn; Peerayuth Charoensukmongkol (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    Myanmar migrant workers represent the major workforce for low skilled labor Thailand in numerous areas such as agriculture, manufacturing, and certain service branches such as construction and domestic work. The high turnover among these Myanmar workers is costly to the company and may lead to labor shortage. Thus, it is important for the companies to retain these workers. One of the important factors that also contributing to the attachment and commitment of migrants that still have not received sufficient attention is the concept of “sense of ...
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    Contributions of Thai research universities towards Thailand becoming knowledge based society 

    Tenzin Rabgyal; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    Universities are one of the core and main pillar in building the nation towards Knowledge Based Society (KBS). However, the importance of creating a KBS, the nation higher education system needs to be at par with globally standards. The key factors that contribute in building the nation towards KBS by the higher educational institutions include Governance, Culture, Innovation, Research, Infrastructure, and Information Communication and Technology (ICT). Sharma et al, (2008) study framed four pillars of the knowledge society: Infrastructure, ...
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    Coronary heart disease : an application of life table and age at onset study 

    Prapim Supasansanee; Duanpen Theerawanviwat, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 1998)
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    Corporate governance and equity returns 

    Jitipol Puksamatanan; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    This study explains the concept of corporate governance and its effects on equity returns. It explains the differences between strong and weak corporate governance firms in term of risks and returns. From the theoretical point of view, the study incorporates the model of corporate governance and firms’ performances to explain the effects from different levels of corporate governance practice on the firms. From the empirical view point, it finds that the stronger corporate governance firms are exposed to lower magnitude and fewer types of systematic ...
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    Corporate governance and the linkage 

    Jannipa Ruangviset; Viput Orgsakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This paper provides and event study evidence on whether the announcement of the corporate governance (CG) scoring affects firms' market value in the Thai capital market. To find out the results, this paper conducts an event study and employs the 3 methodology ...
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    Corporate social responsibility and social capital development: case studies of the Ban San Din Dang and Ban Klong Rue Hydropower Plants 

    Banna Wanishayanun; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The objectives of this study were 1) to study the implementation of corporate social responsibility in a community hydropower plant construction project; 2) to investigate the social capital development process resulting from the implementation of corporate social responsibility; and 3) to develop a model of the social capital development process resulting from the implementation of corporate social responsibility. The present research employed the qualitative method. The case studies were conducted in the Ban San Din Daeng community and Ban Klong ...
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    Corporate social responsibility, location, and corporate financial performance 

    Ardisak Boeprasert; Viput Orgsakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is considered as a one of the debated topic of the corporate study over the last couple of decades. Corporate adopts this concept to its activities by also focusing on something beyond economic, technical, or legal requirements. Specifically, it expands corporate focus to the societal matter. Substantial studies have endeavored to examine its relation to corporate performance. However, the conclusion has not been drawn unanimously. Supporters have believed that CSR activities turn appreciative result to ...
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    Corrected score estimators in multivariate regression models with heteroscedastic measurement errors 

    Wannaporn Junthopas; Jirawan Jitthavech (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    In this study, the knowledge of parameter estimation theory based on the corrected score (CS) approach is extended in a linear multivariate multiple regression model with heteroscedastic measurement errors (HME) and an unknown HME variance. The heteroscedasticity of the HME variance is assumed to be capable of being grouped into similar patterns where the sample of observations are assembled into several sub-samples with the property that the variances of the measurement error (ME) are homoscedastic within a group but heteroscedastic between ...
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    Corruption and sustainable growth : comparative analysis of Sub-Sahara Africa and East Asia 

    Forson, Joseph Ato; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Contemporary works on the devastating effects of corruption on well-being have mainly been explored in relation to cconomic development (ED) at the macro and micro levels, ignoring issues that pertain to sustainability. As a consequence, resource-rich economies such as the ones in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and elsewhere are increasingly at risk of losing out through over exploitation. This poses as a threat which may adversely affect inter-temporal social welfare and in effect keep the status quo on inequality and deprivation. The purpose ...
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    Credit outreach impact on non-performing loans of bank for agriculture and agricultural cooperatives 

    Lancaster, James; Montree Socatiyanurak, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2005)
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    Critical determinants of gender inequality from five different perspectives 

    Kim, Seh Young; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    Gender inequality (GI) still prevails due to multi-faceted reasons. Therefore, multi-dimensional approaches to examine the root-causes of GI are necessary. In this regard, with the adoption of multi-perspectives and multi-level analyses, i.e. macro- vs. micro-analysis (OECD membership, gender, and regions), the study aims to find out the key determinants affecting GI in five different models, comprised of 17 socio-economic and institutional determinants: the capability-related model (CRM), the livelihood-related model (LRM), the formal ...
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    Critical discourse analysis of news headlines : a case of youth crime in Thailand 

    Pornjan Duanprakhon; Savitri Gadavanij, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    This study is a critical investigation of the language used in the front page headlines of popular newspapers in Thailand regarding news that involves physical violence committed by young people. The purposes of this study are to discover the discursive features of the language used in the news headlines; to expose the ideology of news practitioners reflected in the headlines; and to expose the social identities of the teenagers that these headlines construct in society. There were 97 front page headlines used as the data of this study. These ...
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    Critical success factors for total quality management implementation within Thai public hospitals 

    Jerawat Krisanaphan; Anchana NaRanong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The objectives of this research were to examine the critical success factors for total quality management implementation and the hospital accreditation level in Thai public hospitals, and to explore the theoretical linkage between the critical success factors for total quality management and hospital performance. The Pearson’s correlation and regression analysis were used to find out the relationship among the variables. The data were collected from Thai public hospitals. The findings showed that 9 critical factors of TQM (leadership, ...
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    Cryptocurrencies and traditional assets: the empirical study in dynamic linkages and portfolio optimization 

    Watcharaporn Kantaphayao; Sorasart Sukcharoensin (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    The paper generates the top 5-coin index and the top 5-token index and treats them as the cryptocurrency price to investigate for three main objectives. First, it has to investigate the short-term dynamic spillover between cryptocurrency and main traditional assets. Second, it has to examine the fundamental characters of both coin and token by long-term relationships with other traditional assets, as well as forecasting price ability. Third, it has to analyze the asset allocation for the portfolio optimization approach by applying the dynamic ...
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    Cultural interaction and tourist destination loyalty : a case study of Phuket, Thailand 

    Sirachet Chopdee; Sid Suntrayuth (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    The interaction between cultural factors and tourists’ destination loyalty has not yet been widely observed among research scholars. However, the knowledge of the interaction is necessary for understanding how culture is becoming a central factor of attraction in tourism. The objective of this study was therefore to find the possible linkages between cultural interaction factors and the destination loyalty of tourists by using Phuket, Thailand, as a case study. The study employed the satisfaction-loyalty theory in the examination of the role of ...
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    Cultural tourism destination development of Nakhon Si Thammarat province 

    Pinruthai Khongthong; Suwaree Namwong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    This study aims to create a model for cultural tourism destination development focusing on stakeholder participation. It was revealed that there are a great number of tourism destinations confronted with inefficiency in accommodating tourists, an insufficiency in the essential quality of tourism products and services, an increase in the overcrowding of tourists, and the deterioration of the landscape and the physical features in a tourism destination. Although there are a number of researches on tourism destination, the majority of the ...
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    Customer purchase intention toward new energy passenger vehicles: a case of China 

    Yuan, Aoxue; Aweewan Panyagometh (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    From 2009 to 2015, the sales of new energy passenger vehicles in China rapidly surged from 319 to 206,793 units, which recorded an increasing popularity of new energy vehicles. This study aims to investigate the effects of customer perceived value (price value, quality value, emotional value and social value), government policy and environmental consciousness on customer purchase intention toward new energy passenger vehicles in China. This study also intends to give suggestions to promote the new energy vehicle market as well as to increase the ...
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    Customs business partnership : a case study of China customs and Thai customs 

    Shujie Zhang; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (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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    Data driven government: precondition and mediating variables to unleash the power of data 

    Thalinee Sangkachan; Nuttakrit Powintara (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    Open government data (OGD) are currently recognized as a strategic asset for public administration. However, there is still a knowledge gap on how data yield their value in practice. Little is known about how to use and unleash the power of OGD. The mismatch between the supply and demand sides may increase costs and limit the potential impacts of the data to produce changes in social, economic, and government outcomes. This dissertation raised simple, but very important questions by asking the following: “What are the determinants that influence ...
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    Data journalism: principle development and knowledge adaptation in Thailand 

    Ekapon Thienthaworn; Warat Karuchit (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This research aims to: 1) study the knowledge and use of Data Journalism in other countries; 2) study the knowledge and use of Data Journalism in Thailand as well as the obstacles and problems in the development of knowledge and use of Data Journalism in Thailand; and 3) create the guidelines for development the knowledge and promotion of the use of Data Journalism in Thailand. The qualitative research methodology is used to conduct a research. Firstly, the documentary research was used to examine and analyze all related documents , which were ...