Roadmaps for Developing Thai Public Agencies Towards the Inspiration Level of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy

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Bongkot Jenjarrussakul
Kalayanee Senasu


This research investigates roadmaps for developing Thai public agencies to operate based on the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy. Triangulation was adopted to collect both primary and secondary data from two government departments under the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. Primary data was obtained from in-depth interviews of top management and focus-group discussions among middle management. A systematic analysis was conducted using content analysis and descriptive statistics. Assessments of public administration based on the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy were conducted and the results revealed some aspects of the Sufficiency Economy levels. To ensure that the administration of public agencies based on the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy will progress towards the inspiration (the top) level of the Sufficiency Economy, roadmaps recommendations are proposed.

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