The development and validation of mindfulness measurement in Thai buddhist employees

dc.contributor.advisorNanta Sooraksath
dc.contributor.authorMatsorn Kitbumrungth
dc.date.accessioned2022-06-14T06:59:58Z
dc.date.available2022-06-14T06:59:58Z
dc.date.issued2016th
dc.date.issuedBE2559th
dc.descriptionThesis (Ph.D. (Human Resource and Organization Development))--National Institute of Development Administration, 2016th
dc.description.abstractThere are several evidence proved that mindfulness can increase and improve many psychological and behavioral activities. The benefits of mindfulness get the interest of researchers to develop tools to measure mindfulness. Different types of tools have been continuously develop to measure basic to comprehensive levels.th
dc.description.abstractThe primary purpose of this study is to develop a valid and reliable tool to measure mindfulness in Thai Buddhist employees. The study also utilize this new tool to investigate the relationship between mindfulness and self-regulation whether mindfulness could help to increase the ability of self-regulation. Using a mixed methods study design, different types of validity evidence were gathered and investigated. Open ended questionnaire conducted with 15 Buddhist employees and literature review provided preliminary information of the psychometric properties of the mindfulness measure. Five experts evaluated the content and appropriateness of the mindfulness measure to Thai. A pilot-test administered in 100 employees and the final participants of the study were 509 Thai Buddhist employees in Thailand.th
dc.description.abstractResults from the various dimensions of validity and reliability analyses showed that the 34 item-four-factor mindfulness measures were psychometrically sound and conceptually supported self-assessment of Thai Buddhist employees’ mindfulness. This study underscored a discrepancy of mindfulness between meditators and non-meditators. It was emphasized that meditators showed higher level of mindfulness.th
dc.format.extent181 leavesth
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfth
dc.identifier.doi10.14457/NIDA.the.2016.93
dc.identifier.otherb201328th
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.nida.ac.th/handle/662723737/5886th
dc.language.isoength
dc.publisherNational Institute of Development Administrationth
dc.rightsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.th
dc.subjectThai Buddhist Employeesth
dc.subject.otherMindfulnessth
dc.subject.otherMindfulness measurementth
dc.titleThe development and validation of mindfulness measurement in Thai buddhist employeesth
dc.typetext--thesis--doctoral thesisth
mods.genreDissertationth
mods.physicalLocationNational Institute of Development Administration. Library and Information Centerth
thesis.degree.departmentSchool of Human Resource Developmentth
thesis.degree.grantorNational Institute of Development Administrationth
thesis.degree.levelDoctoralth
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophyth
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