Vol 4 (2007)

Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Business Management

Table of Contents

Articles

THE APPLICATION OF STOCHASTIC FRONTIER ANALYSIS FOR MEASURING ‘TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY’ FOR POLICY DECISIONS: THE CASE OF NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES IN SRI LANKA
B.N.F. Warnakulasooriya, P.G.S.A. Jayarathne
ORGANIZATION RELATED FACTORS INFLUENCING THE PRACTICE OF STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
T.L. Sajeevanie
THE IMPACT OF MOBILITY ON CORPORATE LEADERSHIP PRACTICES: LEADERSHIP PRACTICES AND STRATEGIES FOR GAINING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE THROUGH MOBILE BUSINESS SOLUTIONS
K. Wawlagala
PERCEPTIONS ON STRATEGIC ORIENTATION OF HUMAN RESOURCE PROFESSIONALS IN SRI LANKA
A.S. Dharmasiri
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AS A STRATEGY OF PROMOTING AGRO BASED SMALL INDUSTRIES IN SRI LANKA
M.P.N. Janadari, S.P.P. Amaratunga
PSYCHOACTIVE ENVIRONMENT (pSE): A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO IMPROVE SERVICE QUALITY
A.G K.M.U. Gamakumara
RULE BASED ACCOUNTING STANDARDS VS PRINCIPLE BASED ACCOUNTING STANDARDS: A CRITICAL EXAMINATION ON SRI LANKA ACCOUNTING STANDARDS
A.M.J. Attanayake
OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE OF SRI LANKAN LISTED COMPANIES
S. Senaratne, P.S.M. Guneratne
PREDICTING STOCK PRICE PERFORMANCE: A NEURAL NETWORK APPROACH
K.D. Gunawardana
AN EXAMINATION OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BOARD STRUCTURE AND FIRM VALUE: A SRI LANKAN EXPERIENCE
A.A.J. Fernando
OPERATIONAL FLEXIBILITY THROUGH “FLEXI-HOURS”: A NON-TRADITIONAL APPROACH TO MANAGE PEOPLE AT WORK
S.N. Jayabandu, V.M. Wickramasinghe
THE IMPACT OF SHIFT WORK ON THE LEVEL OF JOB STRESS WITH SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO THE OPERATIONAL LEVEL SHIFT WORKERS
K.A.S.K. Kariyapperuma
COP ATTITUDES OF POLICE OFFICERS’: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE COLOMBO CITY RANGE
J.S. Senevirathne
DO WOMEN MAKE “BETTER” LEADERS THAN MEN? EXPLORING GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP
W.S. Handapangoda
REFLECTION OF THE TRANSACTIONAL LEADERSHIP STYLES IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY: A MONOGRAPHIC STUDY
M.V.S.S. Udayanga
INDIVIDUAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO EXPATRIATES’ ADJUSTMENT IN INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENT AND THEIR IMPACT ON JOB PERFORMANCE: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF SRI LANKAN EXPATRIATES
P. Jayasekara
CONTEXTUAL IMPACT OF WORKERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS JOBS AND THEIR ORGANIZATIONS: VIEWS OF INDIVIDUALISM VERSUS PLURALISM
K.H.H. Kottawatta
EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP OF JOB SATISFACTION AND WORK-FAMILY CONFLICT WITH JOB PERFORMANCE OF SRI LANKAN HOTEL MANAGERS
A.T. Jayaweera
PERSONALITY AND JOB PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITY TEACHERS IN SRI LANKA
Senaratne C. Senaratne C.
RESEMBLANCE AND DIVERGENCE VIEWS OF CAUSES OF WORKERS’ GRIEVANCES: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY ON MANUFACTURING SECTOR
H.K.G.S. Ranasinghe
EMPLOYEE JOB ATTITUDES AND TQM: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY IN NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD WINNER COMPANIES IN SRI LANKA
W.P.R. Wickramaratne
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF WORK LIFE BALANCE AMONG MALE AND FEMALE INDIAN ENTREPRENEURS
K. Singh
CREATING BRAND LOYALTY THROUGH UNDERSTANDING AFFECTIVE AND COGNITIVE RESPONSES OF CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR
K.A.S.P. Jayasooriya, S. Kumar
AN EXTENDED MARKETING PARADIGM FOR IMPLEMENTING SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
B.N.F. Warnakulasooriya, P.G.S.A. Jayarathne
MANUFACTURING STRATEGY PARADIGM: WORK METHODS ORIENTED CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT (KAIZEN) ON OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE AND MANUFACTURING STRATEGY
N.W.K. Galahitiyawa, T.M.B. Palawatte
CO-BRANDING AND SUPERIORITY JUDGMENTS: EXPLORING THE IMPACT OF CO-BRANDING ON SUPERIORITY JUDGMENTS
H.S.C. Perera, C.V. Rathnayake
IMPACT OF TV ADVERTISING ON CHILDREN’S BEHAVIOR
B.S. Galdolage, C.B. Wijesundara
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SERVICE QUALITY AND CUSTOMER SERVICE IN PUBLIC SECTOR AND PRIVATE SECTOR COMMERCIAL BANKS
W.M.C.B. Wanninayake, D.M.R. Dissanayake
THE IMPACT OF CULTURE ON ADVERTISING EFFECTIVENESS
R.M.U.S. Udagedara
FACTORS AFFECTING ONLINE BUYING BEHAVIOUR: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY
C.S.P. Fernando
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND THEIR APPLICABILITY IN SRI LANKA’S SUPERMARKETS
Subramaniam B. Subramaniam B., F. Rahman, P. Ramachandran
MYTHICAL TELEVISION ADVERTISING: MISMATCH BETWEEN TARGET AUDIENCE, VIEWING HABITS AND PROFILE
B.R.M.N. Ratnayake, K.H.H. Kottawatta
INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
D. Kuruppuarachchi, H.S.C. Perera
IMPACT OF NATIONAL COMPETENCIES OF PRODUCTION AND RESEARCH ON INNOVATION CAPABILITIES OF ORGANIZATIONS
M.M.N. Janaratne
BRIDGING THE GAP - BUSINESS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS: A ROADMAP
G.I.U.S. Perera, M.S.D. Fernando
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS AS AN INTEGRAL PART FOR SMOOTH RUNNING AND IMPROVING UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT
A.S. Mirza, N.M. Rao
ASSESSMENT OF CONTROLS OF INFORMATION SYSTEM FUNCTION IN ORGANIZATIONS OF SRI-LANKA: AN AUDITING PERSPECTIVE
G.W.P. Keerthiwansa, R.K.R. Prasanna
PROCESS ORIENTATED INFORMATION SYSTEMS: SRI LANKAN HEALTHCARE SECTOR
N. Pereira, S. Jayasena
THE CHANGING MANAGEMENT ROLE OF THE PRINCIPAL IN THE PROPOSED SCHOOL BASED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN SRI LANKA
C.K. Arachchi
PREPAREDNESS TOWARDS THE NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (NPM) BASED REFORMS IN SRI LANKA
M.H.A. Sisira Kumara
URBAN LAND MARKET IN THE CITY OF COLOMBO: DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE 1965 – 2005
H.M. Premathilaka
INFLUENCE OF CLIENTS’ REQUIREMENTS ON PROCUREMENT SELECTION IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
S. Ratnasabapathy, R. Rameezdeen
A STUDY ON THE VIABILITY OF INVESTMENT IN MULTI-STOREY OFFICE BUILDINGS IN TERMS OF BUILDING COST & RENTAL VALUES
J.N Hettiarachchi, P.C. Kaluthanthri
MEASUREMENTS AND INFLUENCING FACTORS OF PERFORMANCE FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES: A CRITICAL REVIEW
N. Tharmaseelan, D. Tharmaseelan
IMPACT OF MICRO-FINANCE ON RURAL MICRO-ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT IN SRI LANKA
W.G.E.J Wattegama, E.A. Weerasinghe
THE MAKING OF AN ENTREPRENEUR: SELF EMPLOYMENT INTENTIONS AMONG SRI LANKAN UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS STUDENTS
B. Nishantha
DEVELOPING A TEACHING-LEARNING MANAGEMENT APPROACH IN HIGHER EDUCATION TO MOULD PRODUCTS OF QUALITY AND RELEVANCE TO MATCH DEVELOPMENT NEEDS
Y.M.S.K. Weerakoon
FACTORS AFFECTING THE DECISIONS OF PROSPECTIVE UNDERGRADUATES REGARDING UNIVERSITY ADMISSION AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR MARKETING COMMUNICATION
T.M.P.I.M. Tennakoon, S.S. Kodithuwakku
ENHANCING THE QUALITY & THE RELEVANCE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT CURRICULAR WITHIN THE SRI LANKAN HIGHER EDUCATION
K.P. Keraminiyage, D. Amaratunga, R.P. Haigh, I. Seneviratne, G. Karunasena
FORMING THE SRI LANKAN GRADUATE FOR TOMORROW
C. Fernando
AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC VULNERABILITY OF TSUNAMI AFFECTED FISHING COMMUNITY IN KALUTARA DISTRICT, SRI LANKA
M. M. Fonseka, R.L.T.N. Rajapakshe, D.A.C. Silva


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