THE MONITORING OF THE OPERATION AND PROCESS OF OFFICIAL APPROVAL PROJECTS: A CASE OF TNFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICE.
The monitoring of the operation and process of official approval projects of Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University is necessary and significant to the success of official approval projects. Most of the projects involved the huge cost of times and money and the success of each official project has a big impact to students and faculty members who may rely on the particular projects directly or indirectly. The close monitoring of each project is to ensure that the project progress as expected and as planned. The aims of this research was to gain formal feedback from those who involved in the operating of the official approval projects. This study utilized the qualitative research method to gain the understanding of how monitoring the official approval projects benefiting the university and to search for better ways to ameliorate the level of success of the approval projects.
This research method used an in-depth interview and small focus group of staff. A total of 20 staff who were involved in the implementation of the approval projects for semester 2 of the year 2018. About 10 female staff and 10 male staff were selected randomly. These sample groups were willing to participate in the in-depth interview. The findings from 20 respondents of this study revealed that there were four important factors that had impacts on success of monitoring. First, all approval projects need a full participation from both staff and management level. Second, for each phrase of the projects, the money can be disbursed only when there was a real evidence of progress. Third, each project must be implement strictly according to the plan. Fourth, the monitoring group must be independent group and free from the pressure of all parties.