Vol 8 (2011)

Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Business Management – 2011

Annual Conference organzied by Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Table of Contents

Articles

PROFITABILITY AND PRODUCTIVITY IN SRI LANKAN BANKS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY
R. M. N. C. Swarnapali, J. S. Kumari, R. M. L. R. Pathmasiri
TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY IN STOCHASTIC FRONTIER PRODUCTION MODEL: A CASE
A. Aruna Shantha, B. G. H. Asan Ali
FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: THE CASE OF LICENSED
M. A. T. K. Munasinghe, H. M Firdous
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS LEADING TO BUSINESS GROWTH OF MICRO LEVEL APPAREL MANUFACTURERS IN GAMPAHA DISTRICT
D K Jinadasa, H. S. C. Perera, G. D. Samarasinghe
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND PROFITABILITY OF LISTED MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN SRI LANKA
S. Anandasayanan, T. Raveendran, M. Raveeswaran
EARNINGS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF QUOTED PUBLIC COMPANIES IN SRI LANKA
A. A. J. Fernando, W. G. S. Kelum
BONUS ISSUE ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ITS IMPACT ON SHARE PRICES OF COLOMBO STOCK
S. Ramesh, B. Nimalathasan
SOUNDNESS OF MONEY: CREDIBILITY OF COLOMBO CONSUMER PRICE INDEX [CCPI(N)] AS A MEASURE OF INFLATION IN SRI LANKA
J. M. W. Premarathne, J. A. Karunaratne
AUTHENTIC OR SYNTHETIC: AN EVENT STUDY ANALYSIS OF ELECTION RESULTS ON SHARE MARKET INDICES OF COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE
J. P Polwatee, A. D. Liyanage
LEVEL OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY INVOLVEMENT OF SRI LANKAN BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS: SPECIAL STUDY ON INSURANCE INDUSTRY
K. A. N. R. Kariyapperuma
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JOB SATISFACTION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE: THE CASE OF AGRICULTURAL INSTRUCTORS (AIS) OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN SOUTHERN PROVINCE
A. L. Sandika, K. N. N. De Silva
THE STATE OF INFRASTRUCTURE IN INDIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING AND POLICY
Sanjay K. Singh
IMPACT OF CAPITAL STRUCTURE ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: A STUDY ON LISTED MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN SRI LANKA
Y. Lingesiya, P. Premkanth
ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF VALUE ADDED TAX WITH COLOMBO CONSUMER PRICE INDEX IN SRI LANKA
T. M. J. A. Cooray, Pamoda Kodikara
DEVELOPMENT OF NUTRI SAUSAGE USING LOCALLY AVAILABLE RAW MATERIALS
K. K. Ranaweera, I. Wickramasinghe
ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF SHARE PRICES OF BEVERAGE AND FOOD SECTOR IN CSE
P. B. G. C. N. Bandara, M. T. P. Athauda
DEVELOPMENT OF FERMENTED FRUIT VINEGAR DRINK
W. A. P. P. Weerathunge, I. Wickramasinghe
HIDDEN SOCIAL ISSUES AND UNSATISFIED HUMAN NEEDS ADDRESSED THROUGH SOCIAL NETWORKS: A SPECIAL STUDY ON FACEBOOK
K. A.N. R. Kariyapperuma, Yelani Rathnayaka, Anitha Athukorala, S. C. Weerasekara
THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS – A SOCIO-MANAGEMENT STUDY: THE CASE OF LAKSHMI APPAREL GARMENT FACTORY, MAHARAGAMA, SRI LANKA
Upul Sanjeewa Wijepala, Tilak Wijesundara
THE IMPACT OF DIVIDEND ANNOUNCEMENTS: RECONCILIATION OF SRI LANKAN EVIDENCE OVER LAST TWO DECADES
D. B. P. H. Dissa Bandara,, K. D. I. Perera
TOWARDS A MORE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE STOCK MARKET AND MERCHANT BANKING SYSTEM IN BANGLADESH – A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS
K. Akter, D.M. Rahman
THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CLIMATE ON DUAL COMMITMENT AND INTENTION TO QUIT: EVIDENCE FROM FOOD AND BEVERAGES INDUSTRY
Gayani V. Hewagama, Prasadini N. Gamage
THE VALIDITY OF TRADITIONAL AND VALUE BASED MEASURES IN EXPLAINING EQUITY PRICES IN THE EMERGING STOCK MARKET OF SRI LANKA
Cao Yang
AN INQUIRY OF MAJOR CHANGES IN THE METHODOLOGY OF TECHNICAL AND ALLOCATIVE EFFICIENCIES IN ECONOMICS: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE
R. M. A. K. Rathnayake, Sampath Amarathunge
STOCK SPLITS IN SRI LANKA: VALUATION EFFECTS & MARKET LIQUIDITY
Chandana Gunathilaka, Sampath Kongahawatte
A SURVEY ON BOARD STRUCTURE OF COMPANIES LISTED ON THE STOCK EXCHANGE OF THAILAND
Prakaydao Krissadee, A. A. J. Fernando
TAX EVASION ETHICS: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM SRI LANKA
Chandana Gunathilaka
THE ROLE OF UNIVERSITY STAFF UNIONS IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Johan U. Grobbelaar, Anita Lombard
KNOWLEDGE CLAIMS AND WORK RELATED JURISDICTIONAL CLAIMS: THE CASE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONALS IN THE BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS OF A LESS DEVELOPED COUNTRY; SRI LANKA
S. Cooray, S. Senaratne
A REVIEW OF INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING (IPO) MARKET PERFORMANCE
Wasantha Perera, Nada Kulendran
DEMAND FOR PRIVATE TUITION CLASSES UNDER THE FREE EDUCATION POLICY. EVIDENCE FROM SRI LANKA
A. Pallegedara, T. Yamano
EXPLORING E-HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE STATE BANKS OF PAKISTAN
Junaid Zafar, Muhammad Shaukat, Norazuwa Mat
THE IMPACT OF UNEVEN ALLOCATION OF IRRIGATION WATER ON DYNAMICS OF AGRIBUSINESS AND INCOME INEQUALITY: THE CASE OF MAHAWELI DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, SRI LANKA
A. Aruna Shantha, B. G. H. Asan Ali
IMPACT OF NATURAL RUBBER PRICE VOLATILITY ON TYRE INDUSTRY: A STUDY BASED ON BICYCLE TYRE INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA
R. Abeysekera
WORK - FAMILY CONFLICT AMONG BRANCH MANAGERS IN PRIVATE SECTOR COMMERCIAL BANKS OF WESTERN PROVINCE - SRI LANKA
W. R. P. K. Fernando
THE IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN SRI LANKA: AN ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS
N Ravinthirakumaran, M. Kesavarajah
AN EXAMINATION OF THE CHINA’S ONE CHILD POLICY AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
A. L. M. Riyal, H. M. N. I. Gunathilaka
FROM INTERPRETIVISM TO POSITIVISM: A METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH TO THE RESEARCH IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (HRM)
M. A. Shantha Wijesinghe
FRAMEWORK FOR MEASURING THE LEVEL OF PROCESS ORIENTATION IN THE SRI LANKAN APPAREL INDUSTRY
T. S. D. Yapa, W. D. G. Lanarolle, T. Perera
A STUDY OF THE WORK RELATED OUTCOMES IN THE TQM WORK ENVIRONMENT
R.C.L. De. Silva, K. P. Nishantha
DEPTH OF OUTREACH OF SELF HELP GROUPS - A STUDY OF SBS NAGAR DISTRICT OF PUNJAB
K. Rupneet, K. Paramjit
THE ROLE OF NON FINANCIAL FACTORS IN MEASURING ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE
Kohinur Akter
APPRAISAL OF INTERPERSONAL CONFLICT HANDLING STYLES IN THE SRI LANKAN PLANTATION SECTOR: AN APPLICATION OF THOMAS KILMANN CONFLICT MODE INSTRUMENT
P. M. N. Mihirani, A. M. T. P. Athauda
CRITICAL DIMENSIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF NGOS IN VAVUNIYA DISTRICT OF SRI LANKA
Y. Nanthagopan
TRAINING IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF UNIVERSITY ACADEMICS: A CRITICAL CASE FOR LONG TERM FOREIGN TRAINING PROGRAMMES
K. N. N. De Silva, D. A. M. De Silva
DEMOGRAPHIC DIFFERENCES AND OCCUPATIONAL STRESS OF TEACHERS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN JAFFNA DISTRICT
M. Raveeswaran, T. Raveendran, S. Ananthasayanan
THE IMPACT OF THE PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES ON CONSUMER CHOICES OF TOOTHPASTE
Sathan .Vaikunthavasa
SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE UNIVERSITIES IN SRI LANKA?
I. Welmilla
DEVELOPMENT OF A PROFITABLE BUSINESS MODEL TO PROMOTE CONSULTANCY ON FOOD SAFETY THROUGH EVALUATING CURRENT PRACTICES IN TEA INDUSTRY
C. V. K. Lokunarangodade, I. Wickramasinghe, K. K. D. S. Ranaweera
EMPLOYABILITY OF BUSINESS GRADUTAES IN SRI LANKA
H. M. T. S. Herath
IMPACT OF PERSONALITY TRAITS ON THE ACADEMIC SUCCESS OF UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATES: A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF JAFFNA USING BIG FIVE PERSONALITY TRAITS THEORY
T. Raveendran,, M. Raveeswaran, S. Ananthasayanan
IMPACT OF WORKER ABSENTEEISM ON PRODUCTIVITY; EVIDENCE FROM SRI LANKAN GARMENT WORKERS
N. M. A. Jayasinghe
LEADERSHIP IN THE CONTEXT OF PLANTATION SECTOR OF SRI LANKA: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION ON THE STYLE, BEHAVIOR AND PERSPECTIVES OF ESTATE MANAGERS
S. M. M. Ikram, U. K. Jayasinghe-Mudalige, J. M. M. Udugama
IMPACT OF SUPERVISOR SUPPORT AND WORK SCHEDULE FLEXIBILITY ON JOB STRESS AND TURNOVER INTENTION OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS IN SRI LANKA
V. Wickramasinghe
ANALYSING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF RE-IMPLEMENTING AN INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM DURING 2007 – 2010 IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN SOUTH AFRICA
R. Huysamen, L. Geyer
MANAGERIAL EFFECTIVENESS AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF BANKS IN JAFFNA
T. Sankeetha, N. Sabina, N. Sabina, V. Niranchani
AN EVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO HIERARCHY OF EFFECTS MODEL AND ITS IMPACT ON CREATIVE MARKETING
P. Selvarajan
IMPACT OF PERSONALITY ON JOB PERFORMANCE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS IN THE SRI LANKAN STATE UNIVERSITIES
S.V.C.V. Dilrukshika, P. D. H. D. Gunatilake
ANCINENT NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OF SRI LANKA: EVIDENCE FROM MEGALITHIC CEMETERIES
Gamini Ranasinghe, Wu Chunming
EMPLOYEES PERCEPTION ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AT THE BANKING SECTOR IN SRI LANKA
N. C. Jayasinghe
MANAGING LABOUR TURNOVER: A CASE STUDY OF A SRI LANKAN APPAREL MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATION
W. M. R. B. Warnasooriya, L. N. A. C. Jayawardena
IMPACT OF BEACH BOYS ON TOURISM: A STUDY OF INDURUWA, SRI LANKA
R. S. S. W. Arachchi
TEAM EMPOWERMENT AND MANAGEMENT SUPPORT FOR TEAM PERFORMANCE
Y. D. Pathirage, L. N. A. C. Jayawardena
AN ASSESSMENT OF EFFECTS OF TRAINING ON WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
R. M. N. Fonseka
FAMILY MEMBER CONTRIBUTION ON THE SUCCESS OF SMALL FAMILY BUSINESSES: A CASE STUDY ON BRASSWARE BUSINESSES IN KANDY
C. K. Dissanayake, S. Kodithuwakku Sarath
ANTECEDENTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT: A STUDY OF PUBLIC SECTOR IN PAKISTAN
Khurram Shahzad, Asma Gul
IMPACT OF QUEUE ON CUSTOMERS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE RETAIL SHOPS IN BANGLADESH
Mimnun Sultana
THE DILEMMA OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS: A CASE OF MAURITIUS - A SMALL ISLAND ECONOMY
Priya Baguant
INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC EXCHANGE PERCEPTIONS ON ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT: EVIDENCE FROM LEAN MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT
G. L. D. Wickramasinghe
ANTECEDENTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT: A STUDY OF PUBLIC SECTOR IN PAKISTAN
Khurram Shahzad, Asma Gul
A STUDY OF PATIENT’S REQUIREMENTS ON HOSPITAL BUILDING FACILITIES
Y. G. Sandanayake, V. Sayani, K. M. G. K. Konara
SUCCEEDING IN THE INDIAN MARKET: EXPLORING THE CRITICAL FACTORS ON MARKET PERFORMANCE
E. A. G. Sumanasiri
AN INVESTIGATION OF MANAGEMENT ROLE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF SECTIONAL HEADS OF THE SELECTED SCHOOLS IN THE COLOMBO DISTRICT IN SRI LANKA
Chandana Kasturi Arachchi, S Damayanthi Edrisinghe
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN SRI LANKA: A CASE STUDY OF MAHARAGAMA URBAN COUNCIL
R. P. C. K. Jayasinghe
IS GUANXI A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS TOOL? A LITERATURE REVIEW ON GUANXI AS A RELATIONSHIP MAKING TOOL IN BUSINESS
Imali N. Fernando, Wei Long
ETHICAL DECISION MAKING IN AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONTEXT: INFLUENCES ON THE BANKERS IN SRI LANKA
G. P. R. G. Samaranayake, V S. D. Jayasena
INTENTION TOWARDS ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: A CASE STUDY BASED ON UNIVERSITY OF KELANIYA
H. A. K. N. S. Surangi, S. Amarathunga, R. Gajanayake
IMPACT OF AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON ENHANCING THE IT PROJECT SUCCESS IN SRI LANKA
S. D. NAGASINGHE
IMPERATIVE ASPECTS OF FIRE SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN HIGH RISE BUILDINGS IN COLOMBO CITIES
K. G. A. S. Waidyasekara, P. G. I. D. Thilini
AN INVESTIGATION OF THE EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN LEADERS IN THE GAMPAHA DISTRICT GOVERNMENT SCHOOL IN SRI LANKA
Chandana Kasturi Arachchi, S Damayanthi Edrisinghe
INFLUENCING FACTORS OF ORGANIZATIONAL READINESS FOR EPR IMPLEMENTATIONS IN SRI LANKAN PRODUCTION / MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
H. M. P. S. Herath, L. D. J. F. Nanayakkara
OPERATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL ISSUES IN TRADITIONAL KITUL PROCESSING ENTERPRISES IN SRI LANKA
P. V. V. U. Perera, M. G. Bandula, J. H. U. Hemachandra, M. U. Gayani, A. I. L. Sugathadasa, A. W. Perera
CUSTOMER BASED BRAND EQUITY & PERCEIVED RISK: A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO FEMALE UNDERGRADUATES’ PERSONAL CARE (FACIAL WASH) MARKET IN SRI LANKA
Neville Warnakulasooriya, P. A. S. Perera
IMPACT OF BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING AND CUSTOMIZATION ON SUCCESS OF ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING IMPLEMENTATION
H. S. C. Perera, P. S. T. Perera, M. K. S. Gunawardhane
INTENTION OF MBA STUDENTS TOWARDS ENTREPRENEURSHIP (SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE UNIVERSITY OF KELANIYA)
S. S. Thrikawala, R. A. A. S. Perera
A STUDY OF TEA EXPORT MARKETING IN SRI LANKA: APPLICATION OF BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP MATRIX
S. R. Jayaranjani, R. A. P. I. S. Dharmadasa
SUCCESS OF E-SRI LANKA IN RURAL ICT DEVELOPMENT: A STUDY OF E-NENASALA TELECENTERS IN RATHNAPURA DISTRICT
U. I. W. Komasaru, R. Abeysekera
SERVICE QUALITY AND CUSTOMER SATISFACTION: A STUDY OF SELECTED PRIVATE HOSPITALS IN JAFFNA DISTRICT, SRI LANKA
V. Sritharan,, T. Velnampy,
ENTERTAINMENT, COMMUNICATION, BUSINESS OR ACADEMIC USE? A STUDY ON INTERNET CAFÉ USERS IN WESTERN PROVINCE OF SRI LANKA
M. R. K. N. Yatigammana,
AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF CUSTOMER PARTICIPATION ON ATM’S SERVICE PERFORMANCE
S. Shivany
SME PERFORMANCE ON OWNER–MANAGER VALUES: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM TWO ASIAN COUNTRIES
M. D. Pushpakumari
TOURIST MOTIVATION: PUSH AND PULL TOWARSD, SRI LANKA
Bei Zhao, W. K. Athula Gnanapala
IMPACT OF SERVICE QUALITY ON CUSTOMER SWICHING PROPENSITY: CORPORATIVE RURAL BANKS OF SRI LANKA
K. D. L. R Kapuge
THE IMPACT OF RELATIONSHIP MARKETING ORIENTATION ON BRAND EQUITY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO LICENSED COMMERCIAL BANKS IN SRI LANKA
J. A. Fazeela, Y. Dhanushanthini
COLOUR IN THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: THE ROLE AND USE IN JAKARTA URBAN AREA
Lila Yahya, Indra Kusumawardhana
THE IMPACT OF CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON CUSTOMER BRAND LOYALTY IN TELECOMMUNICATION INDUSTRY, SRI LANKA
R. K. S. P. Randeni, W. M. C. B. Wanninayake
AN ANALYSIS OF MARKET ORIENTATION, SERVICE INNOVATIONS AND BUSINESS PERFORMANCES OF HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY IN ANCIENT CITIES OF SRI LANKA
A. A. K. K. Jayawardhana, J. A. S. De Silva, A. M. T. P. Athauda
TOURISTS’ SATISFACTION AND BEHAVIORAL INTENTIONS: AN EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM TOURISM INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA
J. P. R. C. Ranasinghe
RELATIONSHIP MARKETING PRACTICES ON BUILDING CUSTOMER LOYALTY AND WORD OF MOUTH PROMOTION: A STUDY OF PRIVATE SECTOR HOSPITALS IN SRI LANKA
B. S. Galdolage
VISUAL MERCHANDISING TECHNIQUES AND CUSTOMER PREFERENCE ON SELECTING
R. Gajanayake, S. Amarathunga, H. A. K. N. S Surangi
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JOB SATISFACTION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE: THECASE OF AGRICULTURAL INSTRUCTORS (AIS) OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE INSOUTHERN PROVINCE
A. L Sandika, K. N. N. De Silva


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