The Implementation of the Quality of Life Development Plan for the Elderly in Bangkok Phase II (2018-2021) into Efficacy Implementation

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Suksan Kittisupakorn

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Objectives: (1) study of the quality of life development plan for the elderly in Bangkok Phase II (2018–2021); (2) study of factors affecting on the quality of life development plan for the effective implementation of the elderly’s quality of life plan in Bangkok–Phase II (2018–2021); (3) present the model for the effective implementation of the elderly’s quality of life plan in Bangkok–Phase 2 (2018–2021) ; and (4) prediction equations of public administration’s quality criteria for the effective implementation of the elderly’s quality of life plan in Bangkok–Phase 2 (2018–2021).


Study design: Mixed research methodologies: Qualitative, Quantitative and Documentary Research, were employed in this work. For qualitative research , the sample was selected by purposive sampling 10 persons from stakeholders engaging to new public management; that were executive, academic and media which data gathered by In-Depth Interview. For quantitative research, a simple questionnaire was used to survey through the elderly aged of 60 years old and above of 438 persons. Data gathered were analyzed based on descriptive statistics, Pearson’s correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis.


Results: (1) most population in the sample had high level of new public management with the public sector management quality award (PMQA) (x = 3.74), and high level of the effective implementation of the elderly’s quality of life plan in Bangkok–Phase II (2018–2021) (x = 3.41). (2) According to Pearson’s correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis, it was found that (2.1) new public management with the public sector management quality award (PMQA) of 7 criteria had positive correlation with the effective implementation of the elderly’s quality of life plan in Bangkok–Phase II (2018–2021) and was statistically significant at the level of 0.01 (2.2) Category 1: leadership, Category 2: strategy and Category 7: outcome together with the foresight of the effective implementation of the elderly’s quality of life plan in Bangkok–Phase II (2018–2021) was statistically significant at the level of 0.01. (3) Model for implementing the plan into effective practice is “MOVING FORWARD TO SUPER–AGED SOCIETY” (4) The prediction equation as SOL equation = 0.410+0.342 (ZCategory2: Strategy) + 0.239 (Z Category7: Outcome) + 0.234 (ZCategory 1: Leadership).


Conclusion: The strategic host organizations must create integration between the various agencies, set directions, frameworks for projects/activities, and communicate public relations to ensure mutual understanding in order to create a consolidated outcome of Bangkok. Factors affecting the effective implementation of the elderly’s quality of life plan in Bangkok – Phase II (2018 – 2021) are leadership, strategy and outcome.

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