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The objectives of this research were 1. to study the general contexts of Rayong Community Council, 2. to study the factors affecting Rayong community council strengthening management, and 3. to propose the application of Aparihãniyadhamma supporting community council strengthening management in Rayong province. Methodology was mixed method. The qualitative research was conducted by in-depth interviewing 20 keys informants and focus group discussion with 12 specialists who were the expert in community council which selected by purposive samplings and analyzed by using analytic induction technique. The quantitative research was conducted by the samples of 400 respondents who are the people in Rayong province selected by Taro Yamane’s formula from the population 700,223 people. The tool used for data collection was questionnaire at reliability level all of copy is 0.980. Statistics used to analyze data were frequency, percentage, mean, and standard deviation. The research findings were as followings: 1. The general contexts of community council in Rayong province was indefinite organized the activities for community members and the people most satisfy the community council to participate in election but should be improved the problem solving quickly. The community council promotes the participation in the creation of the charter community by local people and the public sector collaborate to study local wisdom. The happening of natural leader who doesn’t from election but acquire from the knowledge, abilities and experience to be recognized by the people. Village philosophers was communicated the knowledge, abilities and experience to the local people, such as the way of life, cooking culture, food preservation, or herbal medicine, to guideline for take care their health follow past. The problem is the people focus on modern knowledge but ignore the local wisdom in the past fade away the environment and the lifestyle of the people. 2. The factors affecting the community council strengthening management by POSDCoRB theory in high level. 1) planning have the short-plan, long-plan, proactive-plan, and receiving-plan, 2) organizing have the administrative discipline and clearly chain of command, 3) staffing have recruit and select the good staffs who have knowledgeable, ability, and good attitude, 4) directing have suitable, fairness, and supporting together, 5) co-ordinating create the networking for participation, 6) reporting have regularly record and honest, and 7) budgeting have enough, worth, and auditable. 3. The Application of Aparihãniyadhamma to support the community council strengthening management in Rayong province in highest level. Classified by section is 1) planning must meeting regularly, all together, define and the rules reasonably, and respect the knower, 2) organizing must define the suitable role and respect the womenfolk, 3) staffing must respect the knower and the womenfolk, 4) directing must define the rules reasonably, promote and maintain a good culture, and protection the religion, 5) co-ordinating must meeting regularly, all together, promote and maintain a good culture, 6) reporting must honest report follow as rules, and 7) budgeting must worth, suitable and lead to apply of Buddhists methods with local tradition.
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