A Development of Local Government Supporting Officers through Four Objects of Sympathy (Sangahavatthu 4): A Case Study of Samutsakhon Province

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Phrakhrusripariyatvitan (Maen Thongvijit)

Abstract

     The objectives of this research were as follows: 1) to study the knowledge about Sangahavatthu 4 of local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province; 2) to examine the development of the local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province according to the principle of Sangahavatthu 4; 3) to compare the development of the local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province according to the principle of Sangahavatthu 4 classified by personal factors; 4) to investigage a correlation between the knowledge about Sangahavatthu 4 and the development of the local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province; and 5) to explore other suggestions of the development of the local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province according to the principle of Sangahavatthu 4. This research applied a mixed research methodology, using both quantitative and qualitative method. The sample group was 282 people who were local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province, and in-depth interview was conducted with nine key informant people. The research instrument used to collect data was the questionnaire and structured in-depth interview. The statistics used were frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, T-test F test and Chi-square.


The results of research were found that the knowledge about Sangahavatthu 4 of local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province was at high level in all aspects. The development of the local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province according to the principle of Sangahavatthu 4 was also at high level in all aspects. The results of hypothesis testing were found that the local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province with different genders, position, and monthly income had no difference in the development according to the principle of Sangahavatthu 4. However, the officers with different ages, and educational level had difference in development according to the principle of Sangahavatthu 4 with the statistical significance at .05, and there was a statistical relationship between the knowledge about Sangahavatthu 4 and the development of the local government supporting officers in Samutsakhon Province. In addition, the officers had other suggestions on the development according to the principle of Sangahavatthu 4 in that officers should work and dedicate themselves for the benefits of people without expectation of anything in return. They should also have willingness to work and serve people with a sweet eloquence, establish appropriate behavior without exploiting others, and adjust themselves to work with colleagues.


Keywords: Development, Sangahavatthu 4, Local government supporting officers, Samutsakhon Province

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(MAEN THONGVIJIT), Phrakhrusripariyatvitan. A Development of Local Government Supporting Officers through Four Objects of Sympathy (Sangahavatthu 4): A Case Study of Samutsakhon Province. Journal of Community Development Research (Humanities and Social Sciences), [S.l.], v. 12, n. 2, p. 73-81, may 2019. ISSN 2539-5521. Available at: <http://www.journal.nu.ac.th/JCDR/article/view/Vol-12-No-2-2019-73-81>. Date accessed: 26 aug. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.14456/jcdr-hs.2019.17.