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    Corporate social responsibility, location, and corporate financial performance 

    Ardisak Boeprasert; Viput Orgsakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is considered as a one of the debated topic of the corporate study over the last couple of decades. Corporate adopts this concept to its activities by also focusing on something beyond economic, technical, or legal requirements. Specifically, it expands corporate focus to the societal matter. Substantial studies have endeavored to examine its relation to corporate performance. However, the conclusion has not been drawn unanimously. Supporters have believed that CSR activities turn appreciative result to ...
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    Corporate governance and equity returns 

    Jitipol Puksamatanan; Aekkachai Nittayagasetwat, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2012)

    This study explains the concept of corporate governance and its effects on equity returns. It explains the differences between strong and weak corporate governance firms in term of risks and returns. From the theoretical point of view, the study incorporates the model of corporate governance and firms’ performances to explain the effects from different levels of corporate governance practice on the firms. From the empirical view point, it finds that the stronger corporate governance firms are exposed to lower magnitude and fewer types of systematic ...
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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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    An economic analysis of voluntary health insurance after retirement 

    Papar Kananurak; Udomsak Seenprachawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)

    The enhancement of healthcare programs to meet ultimate retirement needs is drawing increased attention in Thailand. In order to develop healthcare programs to meet retirees’ needs, the demand and supply of health services in Thailand should be explored. This study then analyzes the healthcare utilization and reports on the willingness to pay for voluntary health insurance after retirement. The demand for health services is defined as health services utilization, while the supply is defined as voluntary health insurance programs after retirement. ...
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    An analysis and synthesis of community business in Thailand 

    Kanokkan Anukansai; Juree Vichit-Vadakan, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2001)
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    A comparative study of administrative development in Burma (Myanmar) since 1948 

    U Myint Thein; Juree Vichit-Vadakan (National Institute of Development Administration, 2000)

    This research attempts to study comparatively the administrative development in Burma (Myanmar) by classifying into three periods since its independence in 1948. The major focus of this research is to study the impact on the characteristics of public administration such as maintenance of law and order, public service delivery, corruption, accountability, independence of civil service, and check and balance, by the forces of influencing factors and contextual factors. An open system approach is used to find out the constraints, limitations ...
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    The impact of ICT and networking on the business performance of one tambon one product enterprises in greater Bangkok and metropolitan areas 

    Mya Tun, Amiritha Pillai; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2011)

    The main objectives of this research are: (1) to find out the current level of business performance among the OTOP entrepreneurs, (2) to explore the factors affecting the business performance of OTOP entrepreneurs including personal characteristics, business characteristics, information and communication technology adoption and entrepreneurial networks, and (3) to determine the most important predictors explaining the business performance of OTOP entrepreneurs. The research comprises a data collection process: for the quantitative method, a postal ...
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    A proposed management model for distance education in Thai higher education institutions 

    Naiyana Ratanasuwanachart; Pornpen Petsuksiri, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2006)
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    A study of communication performance : investigating the factors affecting the communication performance in Thai Commercial Banks 

    Atchara Juicharern; Chindalak Vadhanasindhu, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    Despite the acknowledgement by numerous studies that communication is a key to organizational effectiveness, study of the communication performance is scarce. This research focuses on investigating the relationships of goal clarity, organizational culture, decentralization, and intercultural communication competence with communication performance in Thai commercial banks. A survey was conducted at the bank branches of seven Thai commercial banks that included both state-owned and private-owned banks. Due to the nature of the exploratory model of ...
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    A study of leadership styles and organizational performance in high performance organizations (HPOs) in Thailand 

    Panitee Karnsomdee; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    Nowaday, organizations have to face a dynamic environment, where change seems the only constant. In order to meet this challenge, organizations are forced to enhance effectiveness in activities, be flexible in response to change, and fully use their intellectual capital. Organizations need to adopt modern management strategies to cope with global business challenge, build and sustain competitive advantage, adapt to environmental change continuously, and use core competences to add value in order to build high performance organizations (HPOs). To ...
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    A study of people's satisfaction as service recipients and police officers' job satisfaction and job performance after transformation to the Royal Thai Police 

    Jakkrit Singhsilarak; Voradej Chandarasorn, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2002)
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    A study of military operations other than war (MOOTW) and human resource management (HRM) at the Ministry of Defence 

    Tikhamporn Punluekdej; Juree Vichit-Vadakan, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    Since ancient times, military operations have been closely related with the founding and governing of the nation. The missions of the Royal Thai Armed Forces are considered to be the major source of state power and political power, with the RTAF constituting the state’s most important institution for maintaining national sovereignty. The military has participated in a wide variety of activities to create stability and security within the nation, including attempts to change the use of the state’s power. On numerous occasions, the military has ...
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    A study of the factors contributing to the success of industrial cluster implementation in Thailand 

    Ariyaporn Suranartyuth; Kasemsarn Chotchakornpant, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    This research studies the factors contributing to the success of industrial cluster implementation in Thailand. The objectives of this research are: 1) to study the criteria of effectiveness and efficiency, 2) to identify the factors that lead to successful industrial cluster implementation in Thailand from an implementation perspective, and 3) to receive suggestions for improving the implementation of the industrial clusters. The research is conducted at the enterprise level of analysis. Secondary data from questionnaires belonging to the ...
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    Alternative energy : an analysis of natural gas utilization policy implementation 

    Thitiroj Rergsumran; Pairote Pathranarakul, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2006)
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    Agenda setting on telecommunications services policy : two cases studies 

    Sumalee Wongwitit; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2003)
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    Achieving superior corporate performance and the characteristics of managerial dimensions : the stock exchange of Thailand 

    Somnattha Pakwihok; Montree Socatiyanurak, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2010)

    Becoming a superior performance organization is an ultimate goal that most public and private organizations aspire to. This study of the characteristics of the managerial dimensions and achieving superior corporate performance of organizations listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand is directed towards the major objectives as follows: 1) to explicitly understand and comprehend the reason why some organizations outperform other organizations? That is, superior performance organizations and superior performance organizations listed on the Stock ...
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    An analysis of influential factors on management capability of secondary school directors 

    Panita Sakulkaew; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2007)
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    An analysis of knowledge management implementation effectiveness : a case study of Thai Revenue Department 

    Warangkana Jakawattanakul; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2007)
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    An analysis of factors affecting the implementation success : a case of policy on learning reform through school-based management 

    Surang Weerakitpanich; Pichit Pitaktepsombati, chairperson (National Institute of Development Administration, 2004)
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    An analysis of governance in budget approval by the Parliament of Thailand 

    Niphaphen Smerasuta; Ponlapat Buracom, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 2009)

    This research examines the budget approval by the parliament of Thailand in fiscal year 20032006 and 2009. The purpose of this dissertation is first, to study the details of the budget approval process by the parliament of Thailand; second, to study governance in budget approval; third, to investigate the factors influencing governance in budget approval; finally, to provide recommendations on the process of budget approval. In order to accomplish these purposes, the dissertation encompasses the following: a review of the concept of governance ...