An Effectiveness Model Development of Scout Management in Basic Education Institutions Pathum Thani Province

Authors

  • Phairoat Kanthapong
  • Phramaha Yannawat Thitavaddhano
  • Lampong Klomkul
  • Padet Jongsakulsiri

Abstract

The objectives of this dissertation were 1) to study the factors affecting scout management in Basic Education Institutions, Pathum Thani province, 2) to develop an effectiveness model of scout management in Basic Education Institutions, Pathum Thani province, 3) to propose an effectiveness model of scout management in Basic Education Institutions, Pathum Thani province. Multiphase mixed methods research was designed by using quantitative methods to extend qualitative results. It was divided into 3 phases. Phase 1 qualitative research, the key informants where expert in scout management were selected by using purposive sampling of 12 key informants. Data were collected by interview form and were analyzed by using analytic induction. Phase 2 qualitative research, focus group discussion by a qualified person, namely the school scout director, Qualified Official Boy Scouts Specifically of 9experts were used, data were analyzed by content analysis. Phase 3 quantitative research, the questionnaire was used to validate the effectiveness model of scout management in Basic Education Institutions, Pathum Thani Province. The sample group was determined using a sample size of 10 persons per 1number of path showing the relationship between the variables in the model for all 62 paths. Therefore, the appropriate sample size should be 620 samples.  Data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient and analyzed to validate the model with the empirical data, and analyze the direct and indirect effects. Results indicated that 1. The factors affecting scout management in Basic Education Institutions Pathum Thani Province consisted of 7 factors: 1) Scouting activities, 2) scout attributes, 3) director attributes, 4) executive attributes, 5) PDCA of Deming cycle, 6) factors of success (Iddhipāda IV), and 7) effectiveness of scout management. 2. An effectiveness model of scout management in Basic Education Institutions, Pathum Thani province was developed and had shown important factors in causal relationship model. Results lead to the effectiveness of scout management consisted of: 1) scout activities, 2) scout attributes, 3) director attributes, 4) executive attributes, 5) PDCA of Deming cycle, 6) factors of success (Iddhipāda IV) and the results of the examination found that possible, be accurate and appropriate. 3. An effectiveness model of scout management in Basic Education Institutions, Pathum Thani province proposed as a causal relationship model that fit with the empirical data (Chi-square = 127.77, df = 104, p = .057, GFI = .982, AGFI = .953, RMR = .015). Accounting for the variations in effectiveness of scout management was 82.30 percent, indicating that scout activities, scout attributes, director attributes, executive attributes, PDCA of Deming cycle, factors of success (Iddhipāda IV) were variables that supporting in the effectiveness model of scout management in Basic Education Institutions, Pathum Thani province.

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2023-03-02