PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN IMPLEMENTATION OF STRATEGIC POLICY: A CASE STUDY OF RANONG PROVINCE
The objective of this research is to examine the participation level of the Ranong Province residents in implementation of the local Strategic Policy. The results will lead to recommendations related to better participation of residents. The population of this study is residents of the Ranong Province. The sample size is 400 and the data has been collected using questionnaires. In-depth interviews have been also conducted to explore the opinions of the local leaders and related government officials. The data have been analyzed to see the statistical impacts. The research study is expected to find the relationship between independent variables which are Gender, Age, Level of education, Career, Level of Income and Religion, and the dependent variable which is the participation of residents in implementation of the strategic policy.
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