The Consistency of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (SEP) with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Authors

  • Tachakorn Wongkumchai Information Technology Management, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Salaya, Phuttamonthon, NakhonPathom, Thailand https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6202-3484
  • Smitti Darakorn Na Ayuthaya Information Technology Management, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Salaya, Phuttamonthon, NakhonPathom, Thailand
  • Supaporn Kiattisin Information Technology Management, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Salaya, Phuttamonthon, NakhonPathom, Thailand https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7776-643X

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13052/jmm1550-4646.1641

Keywords:

consistency, sufficiency economy philosophy, sustainable development goals, sustainable agriculture

Abstract

The purpose is to find the consistency of the SEP with SDGs. The sample used in this research was from development projects based on the application of the SEP with the total of 1,677 projects. These 1,667 projects were compared to the Taro Yamane table at a 95% confidence level with a deviation of 0.02. In addition, the sample of 10 projects under the framework of South-South cooperation and the Triangular cooperation were purposively selected. Questionnaires were used as the research tools to obtain opinions of experts consistency of the SEP to the dimensions of economic, social, and environmental development with the SDGs. The accuracy of the questionnaires is 0.88. The data were analyzed using Decision Matrix Analysis, Pearson's correlation, percentage, and average. The results showed that sustainable development based on the application of the SEP was consistent with SDGs in 3 dimensions: environmental at 28.40% ( = 4.73), economic at 27.14% ( = 4.52), and social at 26.08% ( = 4.35). The SEP is positively consistent with SDGs at 42.33% (r = 0.42325), which suggests that more implementation of development projects in accordance with the SEP leads to more development towards SDGs in each dimension.

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Tachakorn Wongkumchai, Information Technology Management, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Salaya, Phuttamonthon, NakhonPathom, Thailand

Tachakorn Wongkumchai is a Ph.D. student in Information Technology Management at Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. He received the bachelor degree in industrial technology (computer industrial) from Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, in 2003, and the master degree in computer and information technology from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, in 2006. His research interests include sustainable development, community development, analysis and evaluation of the local economy, digital economy, business process management, project management, and management information systems. He is dean of the Faculty management of science, Dhonburi Rajabhat university, Bangkok, Thailand, in 2017–2021. He has certificate of MTA: introduction to programming using HTML and CSS, MTA: HTML5 application development fundamentals, and IC3 GS5 Spark.

Smitti Darakorn Na Ayuthaya, Information Technology Management, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Salaya, Phuttamonthon, NakhonPathom, Thailand

Smitti Darakorn Na Ayuthaya received the bachelor degree in economics from the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Bangkok, Thailand, in 1980, the certificate in marketing and sale Colorado State of University, in 1983, the master degree in innovation management from Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, in 2007, and the D.P.A. degree in public administration form University of Philippines, Philippines, in 2010. He is currently the program director of M.Sc. program in Information Technology Management, and lecturer in Ph.D. program in Information Technology Management, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Thailand. His research interests include digital economy, macro/micro economic, e-logistic, ecommerce, start-up and university business incubator (UBI), innovative business engineering, economy value management, business process management, project management, strategy management/planning, human resource management, and marketing and selling. He has the experience of consult in development village e-Commerce of Thailand Digital Economy, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, ICT planning & enterprise architecture of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, energy enterprise architecture of National Research Council of Thailand, digital literacy Thailand of Ministry of Information Communication Technology (ICT), and other. He has certificate of CompTIA Project+, CompTIA CTT+ (Soft Skill), and CompTIA Cloud+.

Supaporn Kiattisin, Information Technology Management, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Salaya, Phuttamonthon, NakhonPathom, Thailand

Supaporn Kiattisin received her B.Eng. degree in applied computer engineering from the Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, in 1995. She also received her M.Eng. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1998 and 2006, respectively. She is currently the program director of Technology of Information System Management Division, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, Thailand. Her research interests include computer vision, image processing, robot vision, signal processing, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, IoT, IT management, digital technologies, big data, and enterprise architecture with TOGAF 9 certification. She is a member of the IEICE and TESA. She served as a Head of the IEEE Thailand Chapter in Biomedical Engineering. She also served as the Chairman of the TimesSOC Transaction Thailand. She has expertise in Enterprise enterprise Architecture architecture (EA), data sciences, and information technology in E-government and digital economy (DE).

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