Dhanakorn Mulaphong

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Administration

Dhanakorn is a second-year Ph.D. student in Public Administration and Policy. His research interests fall under the umbrella of public and nonprofit management and organizational research, including administrative ethics, human relations, and the dark side of organizational behaviors, such as counterproductive work behavior and Machiavellianism.

Dhanakorn is a second-year Ph.D. student in Public Administration and Policy. His research interests fall under the umbrella of public and nonprofit management and organizational research, including administrative ethics, human relations, and the dark side of organizational behaviors, such as counterproductive work behavior and Machiavellianism.

His research papers have been presented at national and international conferences, including the Thailand National Conference on Political Science and Public Administration, the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration (SECoPA), the Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), and the Public Management Research Association Conference (PMRC).

During his spare time, he enjoys cooking Thai and Western foods, watching TV shows such as Game of Thrones and House of Cards, as well as hanging out with friends at local bars around downtown Athens.

Education
  • M.P.A, The University of Georgia 2014, Public Management
  • M.P.P.M., The National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) , Public and Private Management
  • B.A. (Honors), Chiang Mai University , Public Administration
Of Note

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Kang, S. C., Mulaphong, D., Hwang, E., & Chang, C.-K. (2015).  “Public-private partnerships in developing countries: Analysis of infrastructure projects and implications for effective management.” Paper prepared to present at the 2015 Southeastern Conference for Public Administration (SECoPA), Charleston, SC, U.S.A.
  • Mulaphong, D., & Kellough, J. E. (2015, June 12). “Committed public service or Machiavellianism? Testing the effects of public service motivation (PSM) on self-interested behaviors.” Paper presented at the 2015 Public Management Research Association Conference (PMRC), Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.
  • Mulaphong, D. (2014, September 19). “Determinants of moral attentiveness in promoting students’ prosocial behavior and academic achievement: Testing the structural equation model and the mediation hypothesis.” Paper presented at the 2014 Southeastern Conference for Public Administration (SECoPA), Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.
  • Mulaphong, D. (2014, March 14). “Public service motivation, unethical behavior, and service delivery orientation: Testing the structural equation model, the mediation hypothesis, and the moderating effects of gender, age, level of education, and tenure.” Paper presented at the 75th Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Washington, DC, U.S.A.
  • Mulaphong, D., & Trakoonsantirat, W. (2012, January 20). “Public service motivation as predictors of interpersonal citizenship behavior, helping behavior, and courtesy among Thai students: Moderating effects of volunteering.” Paper presented at the 4th International HR Conference, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Mulaphong, D. (2010, November 26). “The role of Thai HR practitioners in corporate social responsibility (CSR): A stakeholder management perspective (in Thai).” Paper presented at Thailand’s 3rd National HR Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Mulaphong, D., & Trakoonsantirat, W. (2010, November 25). “Public service motivation of Thai students: An assessment of construct validity, consequences, and the moderating effects of volunteering (in Thai).” Paper presented at Thailand’s 11th National Conference on Political Science and Public Administration, Mahasarakham, Thailand.
  • Mulaphong, D., & Watthanakul, P. (2009, November 20). “Work values of Thai civil servants: A newcomer’s perspective (in Thai).” Paper presented at Thailand’s 2nd National HR Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.

HONORS, AWARDS, AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Royal Thai Government Scholarship, 2012-2019
  • Best Reviewer Award, the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, OB Division, 2015
  • Pi Alpha Alpha, National Honors Society for Public Affairs and Administration, 2014
  • Graduate Assistantship, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA)
  • Tuition Waiver Scholarship, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA)
  • Bronze Medal Award for outstanding academic performance, Chiang Mai University
  • Consolation Prize in the essay competition organized on the occasion of the Tenth Session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Research Interests

Organizational Theory and Behavior, Leadership, Public and Nonprofit Management, Public Sector Reform and Innovation, Public Personnel Management, Co-Production of Public Services, Quantitative Methods (e.g., Structural Equation Modeling, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Meta Analysis)