Vol 5 (2008)

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Business Management

Table of Contents

Articles

THE ANGLO-SAXON APPROACH TO CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND ITS APPLICABILITY TO SRI LANKA
S. Senaratne, P. S. M. Gunaratne
RISK FACTORS IN THE SRI LANKAN CAPITAL MARKET
L Alles, L Murray
POLICY EVALUATION: AN EXAMINATION OF THE OUTCOME OF THE SAMURDHI PROGRAMME IN SRI LANKA (WITH REFERENCE TO PANADURA DIVISIONAL SECRETARIAT)
R.L.S Fernando
AN EVALUATION OF EFFECTS OF PUBLIC SPENDING ON HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN SRI LANKA
D. W. K. Hemachandra
CIRCUIT BREAKERS: DEVELOPMENT OF TESTABLE HYPOTHESIS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY
A. Chowdhury, M. Masuduzzaman
PROFITABILITY OF MOMENTUM AND CONTRARIAN STRATEGIES IN THE COLOMBO STOCK EXCHANGE (CSE)
C. Pathirawasam, Y. K. Weerakoon Banda
THE CONDITIONAL RELATION BETWEEN BETA AND RETURNS: EVIDENCE FROM SRI LANKA
P.A.N.S Anuradha
THREE FACTOR ASSET PRICING MODEL: EXPLAINING CROSS SECTION OF STOCK RETURNS IN THE SRI LANKAN STOCK MARKET
N.S. Nanayakkara
TIME-VARYING EXCHANGE RATE EXPOSURE COEFFICIENTS (EXPOSURE BETAS): EVIDENCE FROM COUNTRY LEVEL STOCK RETURNS
P. Jayasinghe, A. K. Tsui
ISSUES AFFECTING FIRST YEAR STUDENT UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE AND IMPACT ON FUTURE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Y. M. S. K. Weerakoon
BANCASSURANCE: HAS IT DELIVERED THE EXPECTED RESULTS IN SRI LANKA?
A. A. C. S. L. Aluthgama
ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION IN BANGLADESH: AN INPUT-BASED ASSESSMENT
T. Md. Azim
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS FOR FACULTY JOB SATISFACTION AND JOB STRESS OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN DHAKA, BANGLADESH
S. S. S. Ahmed, M. K. Newaz, A. Akhtar
INFLUENCE OF GENDER ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT STUDENTS (UNDERGRADUATES) IN UNIVERSITY OF KELANIYA, SRI LANKA.
W.A.S. Weerakkody, A.N Ediriweera
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND THEIR OUTCOMES IN SRILANKAN PUBLIC SECTOR BANKS
T. Mangaleswaran, P.T. Srinivasan
THE IMPACT OF EMPLOYEE UNREST TOWARDS ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY
H.M.R.P Herath, R. Gajanayake
HOW EFFECTIVE ARE GRIEVANCE HANDLING PRACTICES OF SRI LANKAN BANKS?
A.S. Adikaram, I.T.D. Rupasiri
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH WORKFORCE PLANNING: FORECASTING WORKFORCE DEMAND FOR THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR FROM 2007 TO 2016
P. Dammage, V. Wickramasinghe, T.M.J.A. Cooray
SHARING THE PIE: TRADE UNIONISM AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN MULTINATIONALS IN BANGLADESH
M. H. Mahmood
THE IMPACT OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT ON STRATEGIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS PLANNING IN SRI LANKAN BANKING SECTOR
J.N. Jayasinghe, K. D. Gunawardena
AN ANALYSIS OF E-COMMERCE (B2B) AWARENESS IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES OF SRI LANKA
G. Sudarshan, K. D. Gunawardana
IMPACT OF THE USE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON EMPLOYEE STRESS LEVEL AND JOB SATISFACTION IN THE BANKING AND FINANCIAL SECTOR OF SRI LANKA
H. Tennakoon, R. Syed
NATURE OF BAD NEWS REPORTING ASSOCIATED WITH PROJECT STATUS UPDATES IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
A.A.D.A.J. Perera, V. Ginneliya
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY AND MISUSE OF WORK COMPUTERS: CASE FROM SRI LANKAN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY
T. R. Liyanagunawardena, K. Samarasinghe
AN EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF ERP ON AN APPAREL MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATION
W. V. K. Jayawardene
A PARADIGMATIC METHODOLOGY TO MIS DEVELOPMENT
A. S. Mirza, N. M. Rao
DYNAMICS OF VALUE INCONGRUENCE BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONAL AND EMPLOYEE MARKET ORIENTATIONS AND EMPLOYEE TURNOVER INTENTION IN THE FIXED TELECOMMUNICATION INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA
S. Perera, D. Wijetunga, J. A. S. K. Jayakody
IMPACT OF BRAND PERSONALITY ON BRAND FEELINGS: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY
C.V Rathnayake, H.S.C. Perera, S.A. Buddhika
FACTORS INFLUENCING THE STUDENT DECISION MAKING IN RELATION TO UNIVERSITY ADMISSION WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR MARKETING COMMUNICATION:A STUDY DONE IN KANDY CITY LIMIT
S. D. S. Hemachandra, S.S. Kodithuwakku
IDENTIFYING CUSTOMER BEHAVIOR IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY USING DATA MINING CONCEPTS
T.L.O. Jayatunge, C. Wijegunasekara
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY (SPECIAL REFERENCE TO VAVUNIYA DISTRICT)
P. Selvarajan
ANALYSIS OF COMPETITION IN GRADUATE (BUSINESS) EDUCATION INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA
B.N.F. Warnakulasooriya, P.G.S.A. Jayarathne
IDENTIFYING KEY RISKS IN SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN SRI LANKA
S. Jayasena, N. S. Jayathilake
THE IMPACT OF IMPORTANT CONTEXTUAL FACTORS ON ‘INFORMATION QUALITY’ AS A SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PRACTICE
C.W.C. Silva, H.S.C. Perera, M.A.C.S.S. Fernando
IDENTIFYING THE EFFECT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT FOR ACHIEVING QUALITY PERFORMANCE
S. R. Ginige, S.M. Samarasinghe
SERVICE QUALITY OF FORMAL AND INFORMAL SECTOR MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA
S.A. Buddhika, L.R. Rupasinghe, S. Abeysekera
CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR BPR IN THE SRI LANKAN PUBLIC SECTOR: A CASE STUDY
K.Z Hidaya, H.S.C. Perera
CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING: A STUDY OF SRI LANKAN FINANCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
F. Marikkar, R. Syed
VALUE ADDITION AS A STRATEGY OF STRENGTHENING THE FOOD-PROCESSING SECTOR IN SRI LANKA; A CASE STUDY OF MDK FOOD PRODUCTS (PVT) LTD.
P. Samaraweera, S. Amaratunge
EXTERNAL CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR THE GROWTH OF STARTUP SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COMPANIES IN SRI LANKA
S. Jayasena, C. Nanayakkara
QUALITY OF WORK LIFE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON ORGANISATIONAL COMMITMENT: A STUDY OF THE APPAREL INDUSTRY
J. Gnanayutham, A. S. Dharmasiri
MANAGERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY : WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO SERVICE INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA
B.N.F. Warnakulasooriya, P.G.S.A. Jayarathne
STATUS OF BUSINESS CONTINUITY & CRISIS MANAGEMENTIN LARGE SCALE FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN SRI LANKA
H. M. P. S Herath, W. M. J. I. Wijayanayake
THE SOCIAL PERFORMANCE OF BUSINESSES: THE BANGLADESH EXPERIENCE
M. H. Mahmood, M. Mohiuddin, A. Bashar
IDENTIFICATION OF INTERNAL ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS CAUSING RESISTANCE TO CHANGE
R. D. Wickramasuriya, P. Gamage
CONSTRUCTION OF SELF THROUGH CONSUMPTION BY YOUNG SRI LANKANS: EXTENSION OF CULTURAL SELF VS. CONSTRUCTION OF POSTMODERN SELF
B. Hewawasam, D. Wijetunga, J.A.S.K Jayakody
LEADERSHIP STYLE AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN FAMILY OWNED SMALL SCALE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES IN SRI LANKA
A. Puspanathan, T. Mangaleswaran, Z. Lin
RESISTANCE TO ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE: A CASE STUDY IN SRI LANKAN CONSTRUCTION ORGANISATIONS
S. Senaratne, E. K. S. K. Kuruwita
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENTREPRENEURIAL ORIENTATION AND INTERNATIONALIZATION OF FIRMS IN SRI LANKA
I. K. Peiris
STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT ASSESSMENT AS A SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR URBAN SOLID WASTE PROBLEM
P.C.J. Rodrigo, L.H.P Gunaratne
OFFERING “TRUE CUSTOMER VALUE” OF REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY IN SRI LANKA: A CASE STUDY IN MILLENNIUM CITY (ATHURUGIRIYA) AND NIVASIEPURA (JA-ELA) HOUSING COMPLEXES
P. C. Kaluthanthri, A. V. S. T. K. Adhikaram
THE GAIAN APPROACH/ES FOR CONTROLLING CHAOS IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AT THE VAVUNIYA
T. Sumanenthiran, M. Manobavan
APARTMENT OWNERSHIP FOR CONDOMONIUM PROPERTY: AN ASPECT OF URBAN PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT: A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE
S. S. Mathilal de Silva
POTENTIAL FOR AUGMENATION OF LAND SUPPLY FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
N.C. Wickramarachchi, H.M.I.D.P. Jayawardena
THE CONTRIBUTION OF SPATIAL PLANNING TO REDUCE THE POVERTY DISPARITY IN SRI LANKA
N.C. Wickramaarachchi
CONFLICT OF DEVELOPMENT, CULTURE AHEAD OF DEFINITION: FIELD STUDY IN MAHAWELI SYSTEM “C” IN SRI LANKA
S.P.P Amarathunge, R.M.A.K Rathnayake, P.J.S. Fernando, Y.M.H.P.M. Bandara, W.G.V Gunasekara
THE ROLE OF THE STATE OF SRI LANKA IN THE CONTEXT OF SELECTED ASIAN COUNTRIES
T. N. Herath


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