The Development of a Transformational Leadership Training Set for Primary Nursing Administrations under the Royal Thai Navy in the ASEAN Economic Community

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สุศิภรณ์ อุดมสุข
ชมสุภัค ครุฑกะ

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            The purposes of this research were to 1) study the necessary transformational leadership of primary nursing administrators under the Royal Thai Navy in the ASEAN Economic Community, 2) develop training set for transformational leadership development, and 3) evaluate training set. Developed research in the form of research and development. The sample used in this study was operational experts academic/ educational and management number of 18 persons. The experts were selected by purposive sampling to find the required transformational leadership of primary nursing administrators using Delphi technique. To develop training set and evaluate the training sets developed. The experiment was conducted with 30 primary nursing administrators. The data were as collected by questionnaire. The statistics used in the analysis were: mean, standard deviation, paired simple t-test. The results were as follows: 1) the necessary transformational leadership of primary nursing administrators under the Royal Thai Navy in the ASEAN Economic Community, consists of 5 aspects: management, social teamwork and cross-cultural learning, self-development, In the use of information technology communication and English and professional standards 2) development of training set for transformational leadership for  primary nursing  administrations under the Royal Thai Navy in the ASEAN Economic Community as overall is the most appropriate. When considering each aspect, it was found that it was appropriate at the highest level in all aspects. Training sets are consistent across all elements. It is appropriate and can be used. 3) evaluating the effectiveness of the training sets, found that the transformational leadership scores of the primary nursing administrators after training were higher than those before training in all aspects. Self-assessment scores of participants after the experiment were higher than those before the experiment in the overall and each aspect. Trainers still maintain knowledge after training. The scores assessed by supervisors before and after 12 weeks of training showed that after the training, it was higher than before training in all aspects. The satisfaction of the trainees to the training was at the highest level. It confirms the effective and suitable for use of the training set.

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