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    Measures and process of network management of alcohol abuse in high-risk provinces: success or failure 

    Suriyan Boonthae; Anchana NaRanong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    This research had the objective to study measures and procedures in addressing alcohol abuse through a network of provinces which high prevalence of alcohol abuse. As well as to study the success and failure of management of such programs. The researcher applied mixed methods for data collection, including both qualitative and quantitative methods. The methods include in-depth interviews with 55 key informants, focus group discussions with 13 persons from two groups, review of existing documents, and survey research with interviews of 1,600 ...
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    Microenterprise development as a poverty-reduction strategy in nepal : A multidimensional analysis of the factors determining microenterprise performance 

    Thapa, Ajay; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    Microenterprise development is one of the most discussed antipoverty strategies in contemporary development discourses. Many developing countries have adopted this strategy to fight against poverty. In Nepal also, a microenterprise development program with the objectives of increasing income and employment, and thereby reducing poverty, has been implemented since 1998. Microenterprise development is particularly targeted to the households living below the poverty line. Among the people living below that line, the program is more focused on ...
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    Model of faculty members' research performance in national research universities 

    Siripapun Leephaijaroen; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    The objectives of this research were: 1) To explain faculty members’ qualifications, their perceptions of transformational leadership, human resource management practices, learning organization and their research performance in National Research Universities; 2) To study the effects of faculty members’ qualifications, their perceptions of transformational leadership, human resource management practices and learning organization on their research performance in National Research Universities; and 3) To develop the model of faculty ...
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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-organizational ...
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    Organizational commitment of Thai university instructors : a study of public and private universities in Bangkok Metropolis 

    Dhira J Ramdeja; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2001)
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    Organizational commitment of the staff of the PTT Group 

    Chaiyanant Panyasiri; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2008)
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    Patients' perception of quality hospital services : a study in four hospitals located in Metropolitan Bangkok 

    Charuwan Tadadej; Voradej Chandarasorn, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2000)
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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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    People's empowerment process for social solidarity of communities 

    Vilailak Rungmuangthong; Supannee Chaiumporn (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    The objectives of this research were 1) to comprehend a process of empowerment of people (PEP) that is suitable to Thailand’s social conditions; 2) analyze major/main components of PEP in urban and rural communities; 3) to come up with a model on this matter and 4) to study problems and obstacles about this matter can also revealed. The areas of study are three communities as Ban Chonabot community; Ban Kueng-Muang community and Ban Ku-Muang community.
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    Performance based budgeting system : a study of poverty reduction policy implementation in Thailand 

    Buddhima Trakarnvanich; Ponlapat Buracom, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    The objectives of this study are to first, to identify the development trends of the budget preparation and execution of the PBBS in poverty reduction program implementation at the provincial level; second, to define the characteristics of the budget preparation and execution of the PBBS in poverty reduction program implementation at the provincial level; and last, to investigate the major factors affecting the success of the budget preparation and execution of the PBBS in poverty reduction program implementation at the provincial level. In order ...
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    Performance management for state enterprises in Thailand 

    Yanapol Sangsunt; Pornpen Petsuksiri, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2007)
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    Policy and management strategies of Thung Yai Naresuan and Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuaries as a world natural heritage site 

    Klairong Poonpon; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    The study of policy and management strategies of Thung Yai Naresuan and Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries as a World Natural Heritage site was conducted with the following aims: 1) to study the historic background of Thung Yai Naresuan and Huai Kha Khaeng Sanctuaries world natural heritage; 2) to study and analyze the current status, situations, and problems regarding the management of Thung Yai Naresuan and Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries; 3) to propose strategic management measures based on technical points of view on the world ...
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    Policy evaluation on promotion projects implemented by the Public Relations Department's Regional Offices 

    Jitraporn Sudhivoraseth; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2002)
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    Policy implementation : budgeting and financial management practices of district health directorates in ghana 

    Ben Smith Owusu Bempah; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    This study is an effort to fill the gap in knowledge and methodological limitations of current research on budgeting and financial management practices at the local level of public administration. The focus of most research on budgeting and financial management practices within the government sector has been at the sectoral level. The general notion has been that contextual factors surrounding budgeting and financial management practices developed at the central level are cascade down to implementers for their necessary compiance to achieve the ...
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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 relatively ...
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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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    Power, networking, satisfaction and commitment in the Thai service industry : a comparison of a private and public enterprise 

    Direk Thammarak; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2004)
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    Proactive transparency and outward accountability in the public sector : the perspective of the frontline public bureaucrats in Bangladesh 

    Alom, Morshed; Suchitra Punyarathabandhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    Transparency laws are argued to bring accountability to organizational activities. This dissertation aimed at answering the general research question of how organizational factors such as organizational culture, structure (discretion), and endowment (resources) affect the proactive transparency behavior and outward (citizen-centered) accountability orientation of the frontline public bureaucrats in the context of Bangladesh. Proactive transparency behavior is a tendency to disclose information about organizational activities for citizens’ ...
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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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    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 ...