Political Science Association of Kasetsart University

POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION OF KASETSART UNIVERSITY

Buddhist Leadership Style for Administrator of Local Government Administration Establishes the People Participation in Ayutthaya Province, Thailand
Type : APSR

The objectives of this research are 1) To study the problems and obstacles of participation in
the development of local administration organizations in Ayutthaya Province, 2) To study the
concepts, theories, and Buddhist principles that are appropriate for the development of
Buddhist leaders of administrators of local administrative organizations in creating the
integrated participation in Ayutthaya Province, 3) To present the Buddhist leadership model
of administrators of local administrative organizations in creating integrated participation in
Ayutthaya Province. This is the Mixed Methodology Research and Quantitative Research
using the questionnaires on 394 persons who are administrators, members of council,
government officials, employees, and people in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Municipality.
This is also the Qualitative Research studying the documents, Buddhist principles, leadership,
administration of local administrative organization, and creation of integrated participation
for the administration of local administrative organization in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
(Documentary Study) and the In Depth Interview on 17 key informants in order to obtain the
elements of the leader's approach to leadership of local administration, creating integrated
participation, and Focus Group Discussion to create the model of Buddhist Leadership of 12
local government administrators for 2 rounds. The research results reveal that: 1) The level of
participation in the integrated development of local administrative organizations in Ayutthaya
Province is found to have the mean, standard deviation, and levels of opinions about
leadership to create the engagement in the integrated development of local administrative
organizations in Ayutthaya Province overall at the highest level. When considering each
aspect, it is found that the highest mean is in the aspect of characteristics of leadership in
order to create the participation following the principles of Sangahavatthu 4 followed by the
characteristics of leadership in the principles of Papanikkadharm 3 at the high level. The least
is in the creation of participation in the development of local administrative organizations. 2)
Concepts, theories, and Buddhist principles appropriate for the development of Buddhist
leadership of the administrators of local administrative organizations to create an integrated
participation in Ayutthaya Province are participation, planning, implementation, and
monitoring for evaluation. The Buddhist principles are moral Papanikkadharm 3,
Lokabandharma, and Sangahavatthu 4. 3) For the forms of integrated Buddhist leadership of
the administrators of local administrative organizations, the efficient management will occur
from strengthening the administrators to have the leadership with 3 principles of morality;
Papanikkadharm 3, Lokabandharma, and Sangahavatthu 4.

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