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    The impact of learning organization and competitive advantage on organizational performance in SMEs (Thailand): an empirical study 

    Pawinee Sumsiripong; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    This research studied the impact of learning organization and competitive advantage on organizational performance by analyzing empirical data in order to develop and examine the goodness of fit of the causal model. The research data was collected from 227 samples from two industries: 1) textile and apparel manufacturers, and 2) footwear and leather manufacturers. In terms of the organizational unit of analysis, the researcher studied and analyzed the results of interviews in order to verify the data obtained from the literature review and...
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    Production of industrial technician manpower in Thailand: problems and solutions 

    Bulanchai Udomariyasap; Nattha Vinijnaiyapak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The purposes of this dissertation are, firstly, to study problems of the industrial technician production in Thailand and secondly, to analyze methods used to solve those problems.
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    The factors affecting health policy implementation performance in primary health care: An empirical study of the sub-district level health facilities in Bangladesh 

    Ali, Mohoshin; Kasemsarn Chotchakornpant (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    The magnitude of how health policy implementation performance is taking route at the national level is a very important issue as far as world population levels in relation to future workforces are concerned. These require properly implementation of health policy by the respective governments. However, it is noteworthy that not all countries have the same factors affecting health policy implementation. This study concerns the examination of the situation of primary health care at the sub-district level in Bangladesh. Hence, the specific purpose ...
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    The analysis of policy implementation effectiveness on national security policy in southernmost provinces of thailand 

    Natthinee Piyasiripon; Nattha Vinijnaiyapak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This research study utilized policy implementation theories and models to test the factors affecting national security policy implementation effectiveness in the three Southernmost provinces of Thailand, namely Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat. The objective of this study is to investigate the major factors which influence the effectiveness of the implementation of the National Security Policy, which is concerned with maintaining peace and order in the three provinces. The units of analysis of this study were the government officers as the i...
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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 firs...
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    Explaining condom use behavior among men who have sex with men in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Phuket, Thailand : A contextual perspective 

    Panus Rattakitvijun Na Nakorn; Anchana NaRanong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Thailand National AIDS Strategy (NAS) 2012-2016 was developed comprehensively and implemented intensively at the provincial level. It utilized an information-motivation-behavioral skills model as a framework to design HIV preventive interventions, including condom distribution interventions, that was insufficient in increasing the rate of condom use among men who have sex with men (MSM). HIV prevalence in the MSM population has increased dramatically compared with the general population across Thailand, particularly in major cities. There...
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    Governance, openness, and economic performance : An empirical study of Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa 

    Chanatip Wangworawong; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The relationship between governance, openness, and economic performance of a country has been a topic of significant interest, not only among scholars but also policymakers in all countries around the world. The objectives of this study were: first, to examine the relationship between governance, openness, and economic performance in the context of developing countries; second, to examine how each factor makes a difference in the way in which countries develop; and third, to examine the differences in the relationships among governance, o...
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    The implementation of small and medium-sized enterprise development in the rice sector of myanmar 

    Oo, Naylin; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This study has three objectives in assessing the implementation of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) development in the rice sector of Myanmar. This study attempted to 1) assess the current status of SME development in the rice sector; 2) identify the level of perceptions of the factors affecting the implementation of SME development in Myanmar; and 3) study the impact of policy implementation on different types of businesses in the rice sector of Myanmar. ...
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    Unlocking the "black box" in the talent management employee performance relationship : Evidence from the ghanaian banking sector 

    Mensah, James Kwame; Nisada Wedchayanon (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Recent years have witnessed ever-increasing focus on the effective management of people that represent special significance to their organisations’ success, and perhaps this has been one of the most important developments in human resource management (HRM). Specifically, talent management (TM) has been the focus and centre of attention of both HRM scholars and practitioners since it entered the managerial lexicon in the 1990s. From the work of the McKinsey consultants, the field of TM has gain much respect and attention across corporate f...
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    Domestic violence against women and the implementation of the domestic violence (prevention and protection) act 2010 : Reflections from rural Bangladesh 

    Khan, Anisur Rahman; Juree Vichit-Vadakan (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Over the last few decades, domestic violence against women has received increasing attention as an insidious problem for women both on the global and national scale. Despite this attention, studies on domestic violence are still limited in Bangladesh, as such, many issues remain under-researched, unexplored, or underexplored. Moreover, studying domestic violence through the qualitative approach is also hardly visible. With this backdrop, the present study aimed at filling in some of the methodological and theoretical gaps in the existing ...
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    Unheard voices and grim realities of the challenges, coping strategies, and governance of women leaders : The case of the union parishad in Bangladesh 

    Rahman, Mizanur; Juree Vichit-Vadakan (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    The purpose of this study was to delve into the research questions: 1) Do women leaders help promote governance in the Union Parishad (UP) of Bangladesh? If so, how?; and 2) How have women leaders perceived and defined their roles and coped with the realities in the UP? The objectives were to: 1) unravel the leadership process of the women leaders in the UP; 2) uncover the perceptions, dynamics, realities, and challenges of participation of women leaders in the UP of Bangladesh; and 3) explore the coping strategies of women leaders in the...
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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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    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, particularl...
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    Unraveling the enigma of internationalization : The case of Thai manufacturing small and medium-sized enterprises 

    Apichart Thananan; Juree Vichit-Vadakan (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Globalization, together with the reduction in trade barriers and development in information and communication technology, provide an opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to expand their business into foreign markets. SME internationalization has been widely researched in developed countries but little is known about how and why internationalization takes place in the developing countries and this lack of evidence in the literature provides strong grounds for this study.
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    Adoption of e-government services in Ukraine 

    Shovkovyy, Oleg; Kasemsarn Chotchakornpant (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    E-Government, defined by author as a new way of organizing the governance of society, which implies openness and transparency, and effectiveness and competency in developing and providing governmental services for all entities of society, where “e” refers to ICT as a means of supporting this effort. Despite being identified as one of the top priorities of the Ukrainian government, the implementation and adoption of e-Government services in Ukraine are facing numerous challenges and barriers, which need to be known, considered, and treated...
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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 effectiveness of risk-based supervision in the adjustments of capital buffer and portfolio risk: An empirical study of Thai commercial banks 

    Chitkasem Pornprapunt; Montree Socatiyanurak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    As a means to economic growth and development, banking is one of the most heavily regulated industries due to externalities from banking failures. Banking regulation aims to maintain safety and soundness in order to protect depositors' losses, which may result from insolvency and/or illiquidity. Banking crises have induced policy makers to place emphasis on protective regulatory policy. Therefore, banking policy focuses on the regulation of capital, which is a centerpiece of the government intervention because it can affect risk-taking by bank...
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    Evaluative criteria for good governance of local governments according to the viewpoint of local government executives 

    Supatra Assavasukee; Achakorn Wongpreedee (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This study covers new ground in the evaluative criteria for good governance by local governments. Commonly, such evaluative criteria would be set by the central state. It is a true top-down process. The evaluative criteria, on the other hand, from a bottom-up approach, that is, from the viewpoint of local governments, are rarely found. Therefore, this study will discuss on the evaluative criteria for the good governance of local governments according to the viewpoint of local government executives. Such criteria will center on six princip...
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    Factors affecting job involvement: A case study of SCG Cement 

    Tanin Suwongwan; Nisada Wedchayanon (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    The main objective of this study is, firstly, to empirically test the proposed model in order to ascertain the nature of any causal relationship between the exogenous variables of transformational leadership (TFL) and the job characteristic (JC), with psychological empowerment (PE) as the mediating variable, upon the endogenous variable which is job involvement. The secondary objective of this study is then to demonstrate how, and to what extent, the concept of job involvement can be statistically explained by these parameters. Bass and Av...
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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 statis...
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