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    Public-private partnership (PPP) in Thailand : a case study of Bangkok Mass Transit system (BTS) 

    Krit Lertsethtakarn; Chandra-nuj Mahakanjana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    A basic administrative challenge in Thailand regarding basic transportation projects is the lack of sufficient funding. Since 1990, the public-private partnership (PPP) is an option for the government in developing basic transportation and maintaining economic growth in Thailand. Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) was the first successful mass transit system in Thailand and was originally funded totally by private parties, at 100% private investment. However, the project has faced many problems and obstacles caused by many factors and thes...
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    Conflict resolution in the 3 southern border provinces of Thailand : policy process and outcomes 

    Suchart Monkongpitukkul; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The roots of the problem of insurgency and violence in the 3 southern border provinces of Thailand, which occurred 11 years ago, are deeply seated in the areas and have affected every aspect of society. Therefore, this study is intended for an overview of the conflict resolution: policy, process and outcomes. The objectives of this study are to analyze 1) the development of the unrest situation from the past to the present 2) the development of policies to tackle the unrest in the 3 southern border provinces 3) the policy implementation p...
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    An exploration of university education systems : the case of three universities in Ghana 

    Bingab, Bernard Bekuni Boawei; Juree Vichit-Vadakan (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Ghana as a developing country has instituted a number of programmes and policies with respect to education aimed at improving the lives of her citizens since independence. The key focus of these policies have been on enhancing accessibility and quality of output at all level of the educational strata. The former aspect of the policy seems to be on track as enrollment has increased. The latter on the other hand has remained a topical issue with stakeholders and think tanks grabbling to find the right mix of solution.
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    Public-private partnerships : strengthen Thailand's health security in confronting emerging infectious diseases 

    Pinsuda Luangpaiboon; Anchana NaRanong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The emergence/re-emergence of pathogenic organisms is putting national healthcare systems under severe strain. Infectious diseases are among the root causes of death and disability in an outbreak. As such, ensuring the development of adequate resources and access to healthcare services has become an increasing priority for the national agenda. Governments across the world are increasingly turning to PPPs as the primary mechanism for delivering healthcare services to meet this growing demand for national health security. Currently, there i...
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    Factors involved with the cooperation of traffic police in accordance with law enforcement on road safety policy implementation : a case of non-helmet use among motorcyclists 

    Supachat Wechaporn; Prapon Sahapattana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    This study aims to analyze the causal relationship among three factors, viz. individual traffic police officers, police stations, and communities, and the impact of cooperation on road safety policy implementation on law enforcement as it relates to motorcyclists in Bangkok with no helmets. The population sample is composed of 342 traffic police officers in Bangkok’s Metropolitan Police Bureau generated from a multiple sampling technique. The study uses the methodology of a rating scale questionnaire (1-10) for SPSS correlation analysis a...
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    The effects of collectivism-high performance work system and leader-member-exchange on organizational performance in the Thai hospitality industry 

    Wichai Limpitikranon; Ploy Suebvises (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Drawing on the resource-based view (RBV) theory and social exchange theory (SET), this paper explores the relationship between collectivism-high performance work system, leader-member-exchange, human capital, and organizational citizenship behavior, together with their effects on the hotel performance in the Thai hospitality context.
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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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    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.
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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 muni...
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    Public and private partnerships in strengthening vocational education and training 

    Kessara Amornvuthivorn; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This paper draws on the theoretical concepts from Inter-organizational relations theory, public governance, and public and private partnerships (PPPs), which are incorporated with the conceptions learned from the two cases of PPPs in technical vocational education and training in Singapore and the U.S. As a result, an initial conceptual framework was developed to guide in the understanding of the public and private partnership phenomenon. The framework includes a broad conceptualization of public and private partnerships, consisting of th...
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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 le...
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    The influence of transformational leadership, human resource development and readiness for change on job performance of employees in Thai autonomous universities 

    Supunyada Suntornnond; Boon-anan Phinaitrup (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    The major objectives of this study were 1) to ascertain the level of transformational leadership behaviors, human resource development activities, employee’s readiness for change, and job performance of employees in Thai autonomous universities 2) to identify the direct and indirect influences of studied factors that have the most, moderate, or no effect on job performance of employees in Thai autonomous universities, and 3) to find out interrelations among transformational leadership, human resource development, readiness for change, and...
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    Moving towards a lifelong learning paradigm through ICT integration in classrooms : proposed frameworks for the ICT integration process in Thailand 

    Torsak Chantaravisoot; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This qualitative research examines and investigates the One Tablet Per Child (OTPC) phenomenon in Thailand with two levels of analysis: intra-school and interschool. The objectives of this research include: 1) examining the ICT integration processes conducted by lead teachers in role model schools; 2) discovering and unfolding the challenges of ICT integration processes in role model schools; 3) investigating how network formation between schools and their local alliances helps to ensure the success of ICT integration through Inter-organiz...
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    Policy implications for small and medium enterprise exchange : a study of market for alternative investment (mai) 

    Kanok Karnchanapoo; Montree Socatiyanurak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play an important part in Thailand’s economy; however, most SMEs have been struggling with financing their business operation and future growth. Undeniably, public funding is an untapped financing option for SMEs. Thus, the SME exchange is a crucial platform for SMEs to access public funding. In fact, the Market for Alternative Investment (MAI), operated under the Stock Exchange of Thailand, is an alternative capital market for SMEs. Although the MAI has been continuously growing, MAI still has a relati...
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    The effects of the socioeconomic, governance and political determinants of the local educational outcomes of provincial administrative organizations 

    Morakot Muthuta; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    In the previous studies on the determinants of public expenditure and public policy outcomes, only socioeconomic and political factors are taken into account. This study, however, has shed new light on how governance factors affect local public expenditure and policy outcomes especially on local education. Provincial Administrative Organizations (PAO) is one of the local administrative organization types which is assigned to administrate education institutes or support education systems or to perform both functions. Therefore, it could pl...
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    A proposed model for developing educational innovation competency : case studies of basic education school administrators in the jurisdiction of the education ministry 

    Aphisak Kasintorn; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This study aimed to: 1) study the current state of innovation competency of basic education schools, 2) study the factors that influence innovation competency of basic education schools, and 3) propose a model for the development of innovation competency of basic education schools.
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    Evaluating the effects of the socio-economic, environmental, and institutional factors on sustainable renewable energy policy development in Thailand 

    Pasakorn Sakolsatayatorn; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors that challenged the renewable energy sector in Thailand. The literature reports that there were institutional bottlenecks in the renewable energy sector that included bureaucratic corruption, red tape, undefined queuing periods, and other factors that have placed a huge burden on the sustainability of the country’s renewable energy policy measures. The objectives of this study were fourfold: to investigate the context of sustainable renewable policy development from the Thai perspective, ...
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    Integrated model of public policy formulation by stakeholders in the Thai rice strategy implementation 

    Wareerat Srisathidwattana; Montree Socatiyanurak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The purpose of this study was to 1) to study the integrated model of public policy formulation by stakeholders in the implementation of the Thai rice strategy 2) to analyze factors influencing Thai rice public policy and 3) to develop an integrated model of public policy formulation by the stakeholders in the implementation of the Thai rice strategy. This research was conducted adopting a qualitative approach. Data collection was done by studying and reviewing relevant literature, including in-depth interviews and observations of key informa...
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    The country-level analysis of institutional factors affecting the foreign direct investment (FDI) in 6 Asean countries 

    Chanatip Suksai; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This empirical study is a country-based analysis aiming to investigate how institutional factors (primary economic and social determinants) affect the FDI inflows in six ASEAN countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam during the period of 1990-2016. This study uses a mixed-methods research approach employing a pooled data multiple regression technique to analyze the significant determinants of FDI in the ASEAN region at the country level from a holistic approach.   The findings revealed that,...
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    Public-private partnership in sustaining Thailand's food industry development 

    Pornsan Piyanantisak; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    Over the past decade, the number of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Thailand has risen significantly. The ‘Thailand 4.0’ economic model and the ‘Food Innopolis’ project, a pilot project initiated to utilize PPP as a tool for research and development (R&D) in the food industry, constitute two initiatives that emphasize the role of PPPs as a means of modernizing the nation’s food industry. However, despite the importance of PPPs in the food-processing sector, Thailand’s academic literature has not yet discussed this management tool in suffic...
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