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Non-profit organizations play important role in social welfare. Especially for non-profit religious organizations in Thailand, they are directly to Thai people at many levels ranging from personal, community and society. As a result, Thai communities fully support them by donation or merit. This study examines the fundraising efficiency for religious organizations in Thailand through individual donations. We measure fundraising efficiency using translog stochastic frontier analysis model. The study found that fundraising efficiency for religiou...
This research aimed 1) to study the situation of sexual abuse problem with children. 2) to study the role of the family in child care before the sexual abuse. 3) to study the management of child during sexual abuse and 4) to study the role of the family members in managing problems when children were sexually abused. The research was conducted through a qualitative approach, in which documentary study and in-depth interview were used. Key-informants covered two groups: one group of 12 children aged 11-15 years who were sexually abused and went...
This paper presents a study of willingness to pay of Thai population to preserve historic temples in Chiang Saen, ancient city in Chiang Rai, Thailand as those temples are at risk of degradation and deterioration. This study aims to estimate the factors that affect willingness to pay of people for cultural heritage in Chiang Saen and to investigate willingness to pay and its attributions. The contingent valuation method was used as a valuation technique to conduct an economic valuation of non-market values of preservation of the ancient temple...
THE APPLICATION OF STIMULUS-ORGANISM-RESPONSE PARADIGM: THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THAILAND'S DESTINATION IMAGE AND BEHAVIORAL INTENTIONS
The role of the tourism industry has been well recognized in the development of the nation. The tourism industry not only contributes to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but it also has positive social impacts for locals (e.g. access to essential services, development of transportation and infrastructure, direct and indirect employment and pride in local culture and history). Therefore, tourism is important to a nation with rich resources for travel like Thailand. Even though sustainable tourism is successful, several challenges remain for Thailan...
HOW DO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS MANAGE THEIR PERFORMANCE? THE EFFECT OF PSM, ORGANIZATIONAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINANTS ON EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT IN GHANA: THE CASE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES IN THE GREATER ACCRA REGION
Managing people for development is not an easy task and at the same time finding a management tool to effectively unleash the potential of employees to contribute to development through a local government system may appear a difficult exercise. In the management literature, reference is made to several tools developed, especially in private sector, to make organisations monitor and use performance information to measure employees’ performance. However, the managerial principles that govern the public sector make it highly challenging to introd...
STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES IN TRANSLATING ENGLISH IDIOMS INTO THAI IN HILLARY CLINTON'S MEMOIR HARD CHOICES
The present study aimed to explore the strategies used in translating from English into Thai the idiomatic expressions used by Hilary Rodham Clinton in her memoir Hard Choices. The strategies for dealing with idiom translation proposed by Baker (2011) were adopted as the framework for data analysis in which the nature and frequency of use of each strategy were determined. The challenges in translating from English into Thai the idiomatic expressions and the strategies the translator employed in the translated version called ชีวิตและทางเลือก (Li...
The study was aimed to develop indicators for business continuity management of Thai convention venues under crisis. The objectives were: 1) to explore the literature about the indicators for business continuity management of Thai convention venues under crisis; 2) to analyze the indicators for business continuity management of Thai convention venues under crisis; and, 3) to confirm the proposed indicators for business continuity management of Thai convention venues under crisis. The research design was a mixed methodology combining the quanti...
Utilization of Durian Shell and Mangosteen Shell as Fuel Briquette and Fertilizer : A Case Study of Kaeng Hang Maeo District, Chanthaburi Province
This research aimed to examine the situations and the use of durian shells and mangosteen shells as fuel briquettes and fertilizers for farmers, examine the needs and feasibility to produce fuel briquettes and fertilizers, and recommend guidelines to promote the production of fuel briquettes and fertilizers for farmers in Kaeng Hang Maeo District, Chantaburi Province. The tools used consisted of interviews with three government officials and opinion survey of 200 farmers and entrepreneurs of community enterprises. The Triple Bottom Line was us...
Factors to the Success of Village Fund Policy Implementation: Case Study of the Village Funds that Developed into Community Financial Institutions in Samutprakan Province
This research aims to study factors to the success of village fund policy implementation. The case study is the village funds that developed into community financial institutions in Samutprakan province. I have used qualitative research; I analyse information collected from documents, in-depth interview, and observation. The research shows that factors to the success of village fund policy implementation are as followed: 1. Clarity of the policy, which described by a clear goal in the operation, a clear structure in the operation, and has dete...
Management of Common-pool Resources: Case Studies of Community Forests in Thepsathit District Chaiyaphum Province
Education Management of Common-pool Resources: Case Studies of Community Forests in Thepsathit District The purpose is to study the nature of collaborative management of community forest management. Study of the application of Elinor Ostrom's collaborative resource management concepts in sustainable forest management for sustainable communities. Study on consistency and differences in community forest management in each community forest project. And to find ways to develop the community forest management system in Thep Sathit District, Chaiyaph...
This thesis presents mathematical model for determining how to transport gasoline to five stations in the northern region of Thailand. The objective of this model is to minimize the total costs which consist of shipping costs, carbon tax and value of time. In addition, it also needs to satisfy demand of each station. We consider two modes of transportation, namely rail and road, and include in the model, several factors such as weight of oil and distance for transportation. The two-stage stochastic linear program is applied to determine the sui...
The Study of the Skills to Evaluate Reliable Online Information of Youth Between 12-17 in Bangkok and Vicinities
The purposes of this research were (1) to analyze components of reliable online information evaluation which youth in Bangkok and its vicinity acquired; and (2) to analyze the youth’s skill in evaluating reliable online information. The group sample was 400 people. A questionnaire was used to collect the data. The result showed that (1) Youth between 12-17 in Bangkok and vicinities did not pass the evaluating reliable online information test (CRAAP Test) (2) By dividing the CRAAP test into 5 components, the youth only acquired 3 components whic...
The research objective is to study the effectiveness of parameter estimation and variable selection by using genetic algorithm in the high-dimensional linear regression analysis. The results of the proposed method from the simulation are compared with the other three well-known methods: lasso, elastic net, and stepwise regression. The comparison criteria are the percentage of the number of correct fitting models, the percentage of the number of over-fitting models, the percentage of the number of under-fitting models, the percentage of the numb...
This research aims to study communication in campaigning daily bicycle-using via online network, to examine lifestyle patterns, media exposure, attitude, and bicycle-using behaviors of online users, and to explore predictive factors of daily bicycle using. Mix-methods research was conducted by content analysis, in depth interview and survey questionnaires. From in depth interview and content analysis, it is found that 1) online network with direct campaign on daily bicycle-using will disseminate content and members’ participation via posit...
Creativity and Innovative Communication of the Music Festival Business Model in Thailand: A Study of Pepsi Presents S2O Songkran Music Festival 2016
The purpose of this research is to study the adaptation of western music festival model in order to create international music festivals in Thailand including communicating in business model of Pepsi S2O music festival that has an influence on entrepreneurs and sponsors. It is qualitative research that focused on Pepsi Presents S2O Songkran Music Festival 2016. Data collecting was conducted with 3 methods: Document Analysis, Qualitative Content Analysis and In-Depth Interview. The findings showed that the creator of the m...
The study aimed to 1) study the management of solid waste residues from solid waste separation business in Suea Yai Uthit Area 2) investigate factors affecting solid waste separation business in Suea Yai Uthit Area 3) suggest guidelines for managing solid waste residues. This study is a qualitative research. Data collection was conducted by studying not only related literature reviews but also interviewing and observating three groups of key informants as follows 1) solid waste recycling business entrepreneurs (8 entrepreneurs) 2) policy makers...
The primary research question is that “How the competency guidelines for selection of front office staff of 3-star hotels should be: the case study of Bangkok”. To achieve the answer to that question, this study has drawn up 3 objectives as follows: 1) To explore the opinion of the persons holding decision-making power to select front office staff toward core competency significant to the operation of front office department of 3-star hotels 2) To explore the opinion of the persons holding decision-making power to select front office staff towa...
Motivation toward Work, Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Performance Effectiveness of Working People
The objectives of this research were to study the relationships among motivation toward work, organizational citizenship behavior and performance effectiveness of working people and investigate the predictive power of motivation toward work and organizational citizenship behavior on performance effectiveness. The sample of this research consisted of 401 working people who were newly graduate students and current students from School of Human Resource Development and School of Public Administration. Data were collected by questionnaires: persona...
One of the consequences of the bureaucratic reform in 2002 was the emergence of many different types of employment under the management of the Ministry of Public Health. As a result of limiting number of civil servants and increasing other types of employment in the hospital thus it brings up the personnel problems regarding compensation and benefit. The purpose of this research is to study the factors related to engagement among public health professionals with different employment status by analyzing the data from Engagement for Patient Safet...
The thesis’s topic is a criminal offense regarding willful transmission of HIV which has the objective to propose notions and a significance of criminalization of willful transmission of HIV by studying cases occurred in Thailand and foreign countries. This is not including negligent HIV transmission, civil liabilities, and other legal measures which have been used for controlling transmission of HIV. From the study, there are no specific laws to criminalize willful transmission of HIV. This is different from other countries which has criminal...