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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 ...
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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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    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 the ...
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    Public enterprise reform and organizational commitment : a comparative study on the energy public enterprises in Thailand 

    Sakda Siriphattrasophon; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2008)
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    Public expenditure analysis of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and its district offices 

    Pichit Ratchatapibhunphob; Montree Socatiyanurak, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)
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    Public expenditure on education in Kenya: analysis of recent trends, education provision, and income distribution 

    Imana, David Kamar; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2017)

    The study of public expenditure on education typically revolves and is designed around theories that try to explain why public expenditure keeps on increasing. The basis of these theories is to test and predict the various factors that affect the growth of public expenditure, predominantly for the purpose of providing public policy recommendations that will not only improve service delivery but also that is expected to improve the welfare of the poor household income groups and regions as well. This study used both qualitative and quantitative ...
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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 these ...
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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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    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 is ...
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    Quality education : assessment of mathematical cognitive skills and analytical ability of grade 9 students in Gabrielite schools (Thailand) 

    Anusak Nidhibhadrabhorn; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1999)
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    Raising standard of living via minimum wage policy versus transfer payment policy 

    Sanpong Chuenroj; Suchittra Chamnivickorn, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)
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    The redesign of a strategic framework : a case study of the Thai-Myanmar policy collaboration 

    Anuwan Vongpichet; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)

    We live in the world today that is increasingly becoming more interlinked and interdependent among each other resulting in complex and dynamic socio-political situations. In such context, any development strategies and policies of one country can have both a direct and indirect impact not only upon its neighboring countries, but also the sub-region or the whole region where that country is located. Due to the intense connectedness, a concept of collaboration has gained much attention in field of international relations and politics as well ...
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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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    Roles of e-government in enhancing good governance of public sector organizations in Pakistan 

    Haque, Sirajul; Pairote Pathranarakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)
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    Securities brokerage regulation : the effectiveness of regulation implementation 

    Sid Suntrayuth; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)