Creating a System and Mechanism for Assessing the Quality of Management of the Thai Senate Standing Committee

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Manrika Chanthapho Pisamai Jarujittipant

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The objectives of this study were to 1) create a mechanism to evaluate the management of the Thai Senate Standing Committee and 2) study the problems obstacles and suggestions on how to evaluate the management of the Thai Senate Standing Committee. Three sampling groups in the research; (1), sampling group for creating an assessment system and mechanism (2) sampling group for developing assessment system and mechanism, and (3) sampling group for evaluating the effectiveness of the IQA evaluation criteria. Data were gathered using the questionnaires and the structural interviews. The analysis techniques were content analysis, descriptive statistic using percentage, mean, median and interquartile range.

The research findings are as follows; 1) the suitability and the usability of the System and mechanism for assessing the quality of Management of the Thai Senate Standing Committee in overall were at high level; 2) The problems revealed concern the fact that only few senators participated in the quality planning; therefore, others had not been convinced of the assessment system, not to mention that there is no planning revision method. In this aspect, the external quality assurance committees should be called for to ensure the objectivity of the assessment process. The committees may vary from various organizations; 3) An evaluation of the effectiveness of the criteria for Internal Quality Assurance of the Thai Senate Standing Committee reveals four main key components namely; 3.1) Strategic plan 3.2) Scrutinizing the laws 3.3) controlling the Government Administration, and 3.4) administration and management. There were 20 indicators and 165 items of standard criteria. After testing, it was found that the criteria for effectiveness demonstrated high discriminant validity feasibility.

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