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    Policy and strategic measures in securing welfares for aging society 

    Sucharin Peerayanant; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    This paper aim to study the policy and strategic measures welfare for the aging society in Thailand in order to propose strategic measure to accommodate the aging society. Both field research and documentary research were conducted. It was found that the stakeholders realized that Thailand was entering the aging society and that the policy on welfare for the elderly was not suitable because it could not cope with social changes, especially economic change. Most consider that the public health policy was efficient and effective, where as the ...
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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 framework and strategic measures for enhancing sustainable tourism development : a case of active beach tourism cluster 

    Praedau Foopanichpruk; Pairote Pathranarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    The dissertation on “Policy Framework and Strategic Measures for Enhancing Sustainable Tourism Development: A Case of Active Beach Tourism Cluster” has three objectives which are (1) to study the tourism context of the Active Beach Tourism Cluster which consists of Chonburi, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat provinces; (2) to study the past performance and the prospective progress of policy implementation in line with the National Tourism Development Plan 2012-2016 in the Active Beach Tourism Cluster; and (3) to propose a policy framework ...
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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 

    Seil, Oh; 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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    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)

    The energy sector exits within an increasingly competitive and regulated environment. These challenges are placing energy public enterprises under stress and are requiring these organizations to align themselves with new initiatives, including adjustments to both effectiveness and organizational commitment. The purpose of this dissertation is to examine the impact of public enterprise reform policy on the attributes of organizational commitments in the public energy enterprises in Thailand. It compares three structural types of public energy ...
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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)

    The Organization of Local Administration has been authorized in the duty and responsibility to respond the need of the population in the locals. Additionally, the role of the central government is in charge of controlling to be subject to the administrative efficiency to keep all of the advantages. Importantly, the main mechanism of authority has been in charge of identifying the direction in developing the locals, that is, the process of the policy formulation and the budget administration. The findings of this research aims at the qualitative ...
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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)

    It has been, historically, found that one of the most successful economic development concepts is the concept of welfare state where a government plays a big role in providing social benefits for its citizens through its various government intervention policies. This administrative concept has been widely adopted by many European countries with successes in Scandinavian countries, namely, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. Attempts had been made by Thai government to adopt the welfare state concept to improve the well-beings of Thais. But ...
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    Retention of talented personnel in the new medical schools in the Northeastern Thailand 

    Kwannapis Ratchatawan; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu (National Institute of Development Administration, 2018)

    This dissertation was aimed at studying factors affecting the retention of talented personnel in the new medical schools in the northeastern Thailand and to study how to retain such talented personnel. This research involved qualitative research. Data was collected through in-depth interviews and observation. Key informants of this research include a total of 38 personnel: 27 medical professors, who are working in the new medical schools in northeastern Thailand, nine administrators of the new medical schools in the northeast and two qualified ...