Thaksin Shinawatra

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  • Alexis De Tocqueville Case Study

    Martial law was then declared, without regard to the decision of the Thai people who put him into power. This arbitrary silencing of the people’s choice for prime minister shows direct disregard to the basic tenants of democracy. Moreover, the suspension of elections by the military, until otherwise noted, posed a greater threat to Thailand’s institutionalization of democracy. The reign of Shinawatra deepened the divide in civil society between Yellow Shirts (the urban economic elites) and the Red Shirts (the populists). Although Thaksin was forced out of power by the authoritarian rule of the military, we see the strengthening of civil society to democratically oppose, or favor, their…

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  • The Leadership Theory Of Fiedler's Contingency Theory

    Thaksin Shinawatra; he was once a police who became a businessman and also one of the wealthiest people in Thailand. He made billion in the telecommunication industry before becoming the prime minister in 2001. He is truly a risk taker who takes the risk of almost every opportunity encountered. He left his iron rice bowl job in the police force as a lieutenant colonel and started the Shinawatra Company in 1987 to sell software, data communication, pager and mobile facility. At that time, all…

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  • Thailand Situation Analysis

    universities, the Posts and Telegraph Department, the Public Relations Department (PRD) and MCOT. These agencies operate several stations directly, while the remainders are leased out to private content providers. Community radio stations operated with low-power transmitters have proliferated in the last few years, offering listeners an alternative to the government-controlled stations. However, the government has recently shut down many community radio stations on the grounds that they operated…

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