Causal Model for Creative Leadership Development of Administrators in Provincial Administrative Organizations, in Thailand

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Taweesan Wichaiwong
Pakdee Phosing
Yupaporn Yupas


This study was aimed at confirming the causal model for creative leadership development of administrators in provincial administrative organizations. The quantitative research method was applied to study. Questionnaire was conducted with 380 administrators in provincial administrative organizations. Random sampling was used from the entire population, and a Confirmatory Factor Analysis was conducted. The results showed that the analysis of the causal model for creative leadership development of administrators in provincial administrative organizations correlated with the empirical data, based on the parameters of the indicators used to verify the validity of the model, namely,  = 20.13, df = 15, /df = 1.342, p-value = 0.167, CFI = 1.00, GFI = 0.99, AGFI = 0.96, RMSEA= 0.030, and SRMR = 0.017. The model, according to the theory, correlated with the empirical data. That is to say, the development of creative leadership should be considered based on 2 major factors: creative leadership, and success of the creative leadership. The result of the study led to recommendations that the key element in the development of creative leadership in an agency or different organizations, especially the provincial administrative organizations, should principally incorporate creativity and enhancing motivation to achieve organizational goals among personnel.

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