International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Good Governance in the Human Resource Management at the Level of Local Government: The Empirical Study of Southern Part of Thailand
Jutamanee Trakulmututa, Asst. Prof. Dr. Bussabong Chaijareonwattana

The purposes of the study were to indicate the level of good governance in human resources management of local government organizations in Southern part of Thailand and to examine if the good governance in human resource management differed significantly across the basic factors of local government organizations (which were sizes, age of establish, and groups of provinces) . Practical data were collected from 387 organizations. Stratified random sampling was used for the research method; mean, percentage, one-way ANOVA and qualitative analysis were employed for data analysis. The result showed that the means of Good Governance level were high ( X = 3.72) and the highest level was the dimension in Rule of Law ( X = 4.10), while the dimension in Rule of value for money were least if compare with other dimensions ( X =3.55) For comparison in provinces, Songkhla showed the highest level in Good Governance as a whole ( X = 3.87). For comparison in size of local organization large size of local organizations showed the highest level in Good Governance as a whole ( X = 3.89). For comparison of organization established year, the results indicated between 7-9 years of established had the highest level of Good Governance as a whole ( X =3.77). The result of one-way ANOVA showed that Rule of Merit (F = 6.89, p <.001), Rule Transparency (F = 4.01, p <.001), Rule of Accountability (F = 4.14, p < .001), Rule of value for money(F = 5.02, p < .001) and Good Governance in total (F = 4.50, p < .001) differed significantly at the level of 0.001across the sizes of provinces; and Rule of Law (F = 3.86, p < .01), Rule Transparency (F = 2.83, p < .01), Rule of Participation (F = 2.36, p < .05) differed significantly at the level of 0.05across the established age.

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