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    Geographical differences in the evolutionary pattern of Nepali nongovernmental organizations and not for profit companies 

    Dipendra, K. C.; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    Nepal has a little over 54,000 registered Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)  and a little over 1,700 registered Not for Profit  Companies (NFCs). While the former types of organizations have existed a little over half a century, the later have a history of only fourteen years. The number of both types of organizations is on the rise; however, this rise is not even in the country. One in every three NGOs is registered within Kathmandu Valley and a similar trend persists among the not-for-profit companies. However, the phenomenon of organizational ...
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    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 

    Abane, Juliana Abagsonema; Boon-anan Phinaitrup (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    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 introduce ...
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    Impact of leader-member exchange, communication, and corporate social responsibility on employee performance and turnover intention : a case study of True Corporation Public Company Limited 

    Ekasit Kansuwiro; Boon-Anan Phinaitrup (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    During this digital disruption era, many organizations have to prepare themselves to be ready for coping with all the changes. One of the approaches that many organizations choose to perform is to create workforce flexibility by recruiting employees as short-term contract. The other approach is to replace some jobs that are currently performed by human with automation or robot. Anyway, many research papers found that jobs that will continue being performed by human are those jobs that require human skill, for example customer service or sales ...
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    The influence of individual and organizational factors on the post-program transfer of training: a study of management development programs of Bangladesh civil service 

    Bhuiyan, Sanwar Jahan; Nisada Wedchayanon (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    The management development programs of the Bangladesh Civil Service are traditionally seen as using a piecemeal approach; no linkage is found among the program performance, transfer performance, and career advancement of trained officials. Moreover, no effective mechanism is found in public organizations to assess or monitor the issue of the post-program transfer of training. This study conducted an in-depth investigation into the factors affecting the post-program transfer of training. The study made a detailed investigation into the ultimate ...
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    The influence of transformational leadership on followers' performance outcomes : the case of Thai Chamber of Commerce 

    Arrada Mahamitra; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The aim of this research was to examine the influence of transformational leadership and the followers' performance outcomes of the Thai Chamber of Commerce using the moderating variables of political skill, innovative work behavior, and creative work environment. The question remains unanswered as to how the leaders of non-governmental agencies such as the Thai Chamber of Commerce perform in the challenging economic world. The study used empirical research in order to ascertain the important characteristics of transformational leadership in order ...
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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 informants. ...
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    Knowledge and understanding of the philosophy of sufficiency economy, by application of the philosophy of sufficiency economy in personal finance management and the results of personal financial management of non-agricultural people 

    Rakpong Sansri; Montree Socatiyanurak (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    This article studied knowledge and understanding of the philosophy of sufficiency economy, by application of the philosophy of the sufficiency economy in personal financial management and the results of personal financial management of non-agricultural people. In the poverty-stricken provinces in each region are Amnat Charoen province, Chainat province, Pattani province and Mae Hong Son province. The number of samples is 400 samples for a total of 1,600 samples. This article were to study: 1) Analyze direct influences and indirect influences of ...
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    Linkages between governance, globalization, and sustainable development : A comparative study of sub-Saharan Africa and East/South-East Asia 

    Langnel, Zechariah; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2020)

    Since the launch of the Brundtland report in 1987, developing countries continue to face problematic trade-offs that must balance the pursuit of industrialization and economic development, reduce poverty, ensure environmental sustainability, and respect the welfare of future generations. Several contemporary trends warrant the positioning of this study in the academic literature and policy circle. At the policy level, though all regions of the world have made tremendous progress, sub-Saharan African countries remain the region with the worst human ...
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    Payments for forest environmental service policy and sustainable development : a case study of Vietnam 

    Do, Teo Dang; Anchana Na Ranong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    Payments for ecosystem services (PES) is widely employed in various settings; however, in what contexts and whether PES programs achieve their objectives by improving local livelihoods and conservation goals is still being debated. This dissertation assessed the impact of the Payments for Forest Environmental Service (PFES) policy on financial, natural and institutional capitals in order to respond to the critical question on whether and how much the PFES policy has contributed to poverty reduction and ecological enhancement. A case study from ...
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    A phenomenological study of access to education for learners living with disability in Kenya: a study of policy implementation and strategies in Siaya and Kisumu counties 

    Owuor, Fredrick Ochieng; Ploy Suebvises, (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    Access to education is a basic human right that every government seeks to guarantee its people. Policymakers in the education sector continue to focus on formulating and implementing policies that ensure that all children have equal chances of accessing quality education regardless of their social, economic, or physical status. However, learners living with a disability are still facing numerous challenges in their quest for education.  Well-thought-out policy implementation strategies can assist in ensuring that learners living with a disability ...
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    Politics, socioeconomic conditions and the welfare state: how politics and socioeconomic conditions have shaped the welfare regime in South Korea 

    Oh, Seil; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    In any country with a political system based upon democracy, it has been conventional wisdom that center-left or progressive regimes tend to expand welfare programs, while center-right or conservative governments are more likely to dismantle the welfare state. However, in reality, any political party with a distinct political position on welfare policies is usually put under public scrutiny, which makes it risky for them to simply follow their traditional beliefs, without taking into account public reactions over welfare-related decision-making. ...
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    Promoting inclusive development through allocation of national resources: the case of basic education in Ghana 

    Abubakari, Maliha; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    Economic growth and poverty reduction have generally recorded monumental gains in the last two decades globally. On the other hand, worldwide regional inequality has widened considerably. In the year 2009, spatial or regional inequality was one of the major themes of the World Development Report. Similarly, Goal 10 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals aims at reducing inequalities within and among countries. These examples point to the relevance of issues of inequalities in contemporary global discourse on development. This study ...
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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 sufficient ...
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    The role of human resource management practices in promoting good governance in the Thai civil service 

    Phatcharinporn Sarnthoy; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The main purpose of this study was to 1) examine the influence of human resource management practices on good governance in the Thai civil service 2) examine human resource management practices that relate to good governance in the Thai civil service, 3) understand the casual relationship that HRM practices have towards good governance in the Thai civil service and 4) understand the mediation role of ethics management and ethical culture that pass the relationship from HRM practices to good governance in the Thai civil service. The instrument for ...
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    The role of institutions in economic development among different developmental levels in Vietnam 

    Han, Nu Ngoc Ton; Prapon Sahapattana (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The world has witnessed remarkable development in Vietnam after the Vietnam War since the implementation of the Doi Moi Policy in 1986. The dissertation used a mixed method approach to explore the development in Vietnam. Initially, a developmental taxonomy was built to identify different developmental levels in Vietnamese provinces. Subsequently, panel regression was used to prove the causal relationship between institutional factors and economic development. In this stage, the study contributed a new argument for New Institutional Economics ...
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    Smart city development in China : a case study of urban management of Shanghai city 

    Samita Temphoemphoon; Achakorn Wongpreedee (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    China has the largest number and size of smart cities in the world (Deloitte, 2018b). Relevant agencies formulate plans and conducted public hearings with all sectors. They have also drafted a white paper to serve as a guideline to be applied by cities in order for them to develop as smart cities. Thus, this study of the Chinese experience is beneficial for the development of smart cities in Thailand. This  dissertation is aimed at 1) studying previous development of smart cities used by Shanghai City, China, such as background, process, steps ...
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    Social capital and access to antiretroviral therapy in Thailand 

    Pichate Pinthong; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2021)

    This research on social capital and access to antiretroviral therapy in Thailand was conducted using quantitative methodology. The objectives of this research were to study the relationship of social capital with the influence of antiretroviral therapy in Thailand and to analyze the benefit incidence of access to antiretroviral therapy among populations with different income levels in the national health insurance system. The data were collected on antiretroviral drug recipients in 13 medical service areas of the National Health Security Office ...
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    Socio-economic, political and social capital factors that influence the state expenditure : A comparison of rural communities in the Maldives 

    Zahir, Mohamed; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration., 2019)

    The Maldives is a nation in the Indian Ocean that includes approximately 1200 coral islands in 21 clusters known as atolls. For administrative purposes, these atolls are grouped into seven provinces located geographically in the Central, Northern, and Southern areas. These island communities operate as groups, which explains to some extent the unequal allocation of resources among the rural communities and Central city, as many studies have supported. Therefore, to understand the unequal distribution of wealth in rural communities, it is very ...
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    A study of cross-sector research collaboration between university-industry in Thailand : a case study of Kasetsart University 

    Chutimon Srinavakatrakul; Tippawan Lorsuwannarat (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    The purpose of this research was to study the components and relationships of the factors affecting the effectiveness of cross-sector collaboration in research between universities and industry by integrating the concepts of inter-organizational relationships (IOR), the resource dependency theory (RDT) and social capital. A mixed methods research design was used in the research methodology. The purpose of the qualitative research was to understand the context of the organization by using an in-depth interview. Key informants were interviewed ...
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    A study of leadership in educational institutions under the dual system of private vocational education administration : its effects on personnel's behaviors 

    Sarun Widtayakornbundit; Boon-Anan Phinaitrup (National Institute of Development Administration, 2019)

    The research aimed to build understanding about the relationship between leadership applied to executives of private vocational educational institutes in the dual system and behaviors of personnel through some key variables, such as needs satisfaction, relationship quality, and loyalty. The first objective of the study was to explore types of leadership which affected loyalty. The second objective was to explore behaviors which were influential to loyalty. The third objective was to explore the dimension of needs satisfaction which affected the ...