Vol 3 (2006)

Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Business Management

Table of Contents

Articles

WORKERS’ STRESS AND ITS IMPACT ON PRODUCTIVITY: A CASE STUDY OF A MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN SRI LANKA
P.T.P.C. Gomes
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MONETARY REWARDS IN MOTIVATING POLICE OFFICERS
S.M. Wickramasinghe, A.S. Dharmasiri
ASSOCIATION AMONG PERSONAL DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES AND INCENTIVE SYSTEMS IN SRI LANKA
T. Velnampy
THE EFFECTS OF TRANSFORMATIONAL AND TRANSACTIONAL LEADERSHIP BEHAVIORS ON THE JOB SATISFACTION OF THAI FEMALE CIVIL SERVANTS
W. Benjawatanapon
A SURVEY OF MANAGEMENT SELECTION PRACTICES IN SRI LANKAN COMMERCIAL BANKS
B.J.H. Arachchige, M.G.G. Tharanganie
THE FACTORS INFLUENCING EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION IN PRIVATE SECTOR SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS IN SRI LANKA
R.N. Weerasinghe
AN EMPIRICAL, PERCEPTUAL INVESTIGATION OF ACCIDENTS AND SAFETY CULTURE IN FIRMS ENGAGED IN SRI LANKAN APPAREL INDUSTRY
G.D.N. Perera
A STUDY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT FOR MIDDLE AND HIGHER LEVEL EMPLOYEES IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY TO ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY AND COMPETITIVENESS IN THAILAND
S. Suwannathep, P. Arpanutud, S. Kiratipiboon
THE GAP BETWEEN THEORY AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING: SOME EXPLANATORY EVIDENCE FROM SRI LANKA
K.B.M. Fonseka, A.S.P.G. Manawaduge, D.S.N.P. Senaratne
BUSINESS SUCCESS BEYOND ECONOMIC RESPONSIBILITY: SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY BEYOND NUMBERS
S.S. Fernando, D.W.A. Wickramasinghe, R. Gamage
CHANGING PARADIGMS IN ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF JAPANESE MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES
R. Pathmaranjan
ROLE OF SYMBIOTIC COMMITMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS: FROM THE PERSPECTIVES OF SYSTEMS THINKING AND SELF ORGANIZING
S.M.P. Samarakoon, T. Yoshida
WESTERNIZATION OF JAPANESE CONSUMER PREFERENCES: AN ANALYSIS OF CONTROLLING FUNCTION OF NATIONAL CULTURE IN PRODUCT CHOICE PREFERENCES
H.C. Rathnasiri, C.R. Perera
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: DOES IT MATTER?
D.W.A. Wickramasinghe
THE PREEMINENCE OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY MARKETING TOWARDS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: A CRITICAL NOTIONAL SCRUTINY IN AN ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
B.R.M.N. Ratnayake, J.W.D. Chaminda
TRANSITION OF JAPANESE CORPORATE CULTURE UNDER CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PRACTICES
Y. Sadoi
AN APPLICATION OF TWO-FACTOR THEORY TO IT KNOWLEDGE WORKERS IN SRI LANKA
K.M.I.M. Kumara, V. Wickramasinghe
MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL KNOWLEDGE: BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION IN CONTRACTING ORGANIZATIONS
R. Shiyamini
IT OUTSOURCING: MITIGATING RISK IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY AN INSIGHT FROM SRI LANKAN CONTEXT
G.S. Nanayakkara
THE DOCTRINE OF EQUALITY AND THE REALIZATION OF SOCIAL JUSTICE: THE ROLE OF THE JUDICIARY UNDER THE PRESENT CONSTITUTION OF SRI LANKA
S.S.M. De Silva
STRATEGIC ORIENTATION OF ENTREPRENEURS IN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
G.P. Karunanayake, G.D.V.R. Senadheera
ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN PUBLIC MANAGEMENT: A CASE STUDY APPROACH TO STUDY ENTREPRENEURIAL WORK IN SRI LANKA ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE
R.L.S. Fernando
STUDY ON THE ROLE OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT INITIATIVES IN ENHANCING THE COMPETITIVENESS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
S.R. Ashok, C.S. Venkatesha, B.T. Achyutha
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EXPLORATION OF BARRIERS TO LEARNING AND PRACTICING ENTREPRENEURSHIP
W.A.J.A. Fernando
FROM THE QUANTITATIVE TO THE QUALITATIVE: SOME METHODOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE STUDY OF MICRO ENTERPRISES AT HOUSEHOLD LEVEL
M.A.S. Wijesinghe
EVALUATION OF OPERATIONS CAPABILITY OF LANKA MINERAL SAND LIMITED
M.N.C. Samarawickrama, H.S.C. Perera
EVALUATION OF THE SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE FOR AN ALTERNATIVE CROP INSURANCE SCHEME FOR PADDY
L.H.P. Gunaratne, W.M.S.H.K. Prematilake, A.R. Ariyaratne
BUSINESS PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT: A FRAMEWORK FOR MALAYSIAN CONTRACTORS
I. Said, Z. Abas, R.Z. Yusoff, A.R. Romle
PERCEPTIONS AND ENHANCEMENT OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF SRI LANKAN UNIVERSITIES
Y.M.S.K. Weerakoon
THE RESEARCH INTO THE TRAINING PROGRAMME OFFERED BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION FOR THE TRAINEE GRADUATES
N.D. Dissanayake
EMPLOYABILITY AND EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS OF GRADUATES FROM LOCAL UNIVERSITIES
R.C.L. Perera, V. Wickramasinghe
THE ACADEMIC MOTIVATION OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: EVIDENCE FROM STUDENTS OF MANAGEMENT STREAM OF A STATE UNIVERSITY IN SRI LANKA
A.T. Jayaweera, P.C. Senaratne
THE TIME SERIES ANALYSIS: THE BEHAVIOR OF THE EXCHANGE RATE IN SRI LANKA
E.A. Weerasinghe, R.M.A.K. Rathnayake
THE INFLUENCE OF GLOBALISATION ON AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS IN SOUTH AFRICA
K. Ishaq
PREPARATION OF A COUNTRY ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE FOR SRI LANKA FOR EU SRI LANKA ECONOMIC COOPERATION
S.W. Newman, D.M.S.H.K. Ranasinghe
A GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM ANALYSIS: IMPACT OF THE INDO-LANKA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT ON SRI LANKAN ECONOMY
M.S.S. Perera
SOUTH ASIAN PREFERENTIAL TRADE: A BOOST OR BLOW?
S.W. Hirantha
THE FACTORS AFFECTING IPO RETURN IN THAI STOCK MARKET
V. Chiraphadhanakul, K.D. Gunawardana
THE COST OF DOWNSIDE PROTECTION AND THETIME DIVERSIFICATION ISSUE IN SOUTH ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
L. Alles
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR URBAN PLANNING: A CASE STUDY IN THIMBIRIGASYAYA WARD, COLOMBO
H.H. Leelananda, N.T.S. Wijesekera, T.A. Peiris
ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN SRI LANKAN RESIDENTIAL APARTMENTS
R.M.A.S. Manewa, R. Ramezdeen, K.G.A. Samarajeewa
PROFITABILITY THROUGH CLEANER PRODUCTION
V.R.S. Peiris, K.N.H.P. Liyanage, T.S.S. Jatunarachchi
TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH PROJECT EVALUATION TECHNIQUES
K.G.A. Samarajeewa, R. Rameezdeen, R.M.A.S. Manewa
APPLICATION OF CONSTRUCTIVE ALIGNMENT MODEL FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND COMMERCE, UNIVERSITY OF SRI JAYEWARDENEPURA
K.A.N. Dilhani, P.D.C. Udayashantha
IMPACT OF WOMEN’S ENROLLMENT IN EDUCATION ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF SRI LANKA
M.R.K.N. Yatigammana
IMPROVING THE QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: A CASE STUDY IN SRI LANKA
P.G. Gamage
ADOPTION OF INTERNET BANKING BY SRI LANKAN CUSTOMERS: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION
K.P.L. Chandralal
BALANCING MULTIPLE ROLES IN DUAL CAREER FAMILIES: SOCIAL INEQUALITY IN GENDER RESPONSIBILITY
J. Fernando, W. Jayatilake, D.W.A. Wickramasinghe
CONSCIOUS AWARENESS AND SENSIBLE APPLICATION OF THE CONCEPT OF OPERATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY IN THE GARMENT INDUSTRY OF SRI LANKA
M.A.M. Gunasekera
WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: CHALLENGES FOR AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS OF FEMALE LEADERS BASED ON THREE STATE UNIVERSITIES IN SRI LANKA
W.S. Handapangoda, N.W.K. Galahitiyawe, T.L. Sajeewani
EMERGED LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOURS IN TSUNAMI CAMP MANAGEMENT
K.A.C. Chandrika
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY – ETHICAL CONUNDRUMS WITH RESPECT TO MNCs IN INDIA
K.S.C. Nair, E. Kesavan, R. Magesh, R. Jubi
AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF SRI LANKAN MANAGEMENT UNDERGRADUATES’ OPENIONS OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
K.H.H. Kumara, A.D. Liyanage
THE PUBLIC SECTOR ROLE IN A DISASTER SITUATION: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS BASED ON TSUNAMI DISASTER ON 26TH DECEMBER 2004
M.H.A. Sisirakumara, M.K.D.W. Amarasinghe, H.T.K. Pathmasiri
NATIONAL VALUE CREATION GOING BEYOND THE BOTTOM LINE
B. Rajapakse
EVOLUTION OF ROLE OF THE STATE: HOW FAR HAS SRI LANKA COME UP TO NOW?
T.N. Herath


Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce