SUSL Staff Directory

Mr. IA Ekanayake

Lecturer (prob.)

achintha@mgt.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

BSc. Business Management (Special) Degree (SUSL)

MBA in Operations Management (Special) (USJP)


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Memberships

  • Life Member of Social Science & Humanities Research Association

 

Professional Qualifications

  • Charterd Institute of Management Accountancy (UK) - (Managerial)
  • Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka - (Strategic)

 

Positions Held in Sabaragamuwa University

  • Student Councellor (2014 to present)
  • HETC - QIG project activity coordinator (2014)
  • Coordinator of Faculty of Management Studies for Annual Research Session (2015)
  • Technical Committee member of Annual Research Session (2017)
  • Technical Committee member of International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (2017)
  • University Web Committee Coordinator of Faculty of Management Studies (2018 to present) 
  • Coordinator of Diploma in Business Management (2019 to present)

Research Interests

  • Operations Management
  • Quality Management
  • Service Quality Management

 


Recent Publications

Journal Publications

  • Ekanayake, I. A., Kumari, R. M. S., & Nimalsiri, S. C., (2019). Cultural Impact on Commitment to Change of Lower Level Employees. PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences, 5(1), 440-459.
     
  • Ekanayake, I. A., & Gnanapala, A. C (2016). Travel Experiences and Behavioural Intentions of the Tourists: A Study on Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. Tourism, Leisure and Global Change. (3). 50-61. 

 

Book Chapters

  • Ekanayake, I. A., Thilakarathne, K. R. M. C., (2019). A study of the Impact of Fair Treatment and Working Environments on Organisational Commitment. In Managerial Dilemmas in Developing Countries: Business, Marketing, Finance and Tourism (pp. 94-103). Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2PA : Cambridge Scholars.

 

Conference Proceedings

  • Ekanayake, I. A., Kumari, R. M. S., & Nimalsiri, S. C., (2018, December). Cultural Impact on Commitment to Change of Blue Collar Workers, Abstract Proceedings of 2018-VIIIth International Conference on Business, Economics, Law, Language & Psychology, Kasetsart University, Thailand.
  • Muthugala, L. P., & Ekanayake, I. A., (2018, October). Comparing SERVPERF Versus HEdperf in Measuring Higher Education Service Quality: A Case on Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Full Paper Proceedings of 3rd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka.
  • Ekanayake, I. A., & Kumari, R. M. S. (2017, November). Relationship between Organizational Culture and Commitment to Change of Blue Collar Workers, Abstract Proceedings of Vietnam’s Business and Economics Research Conference, Ho Chi Minh City Open University, Vietnam.
  • Ekanayake, I. A., Perera, A. N., & Yomadi, S. B. (2017, October). Employer Attractiveness Levels of Management Undergraduates: A Case Study from Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Abstract Proceedings of 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka.

  • Ekanayake, I. A., & Rajapaksha, R. V. C. L. (2016, September). Impact of Organizational Culture and Job Attitude on Employee Performance (A Case of a Sri Lankan Apparel Firm), Abstract Proceedings of 7th International Borneo Business Conference, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia.

  • Ekanayake, I. A., & Thilakarathne, K. R. M. C. (2016, August). A Study on the Impact of Fair Treatment and Working Environment on Organizational Commitment, Abstract Proceedings of 1st Intradisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka. 

  • Ekanayake, I. A., & Gnanapala, A. C (2015, July). Travel Experiences and Behavioural Intentions of the Tourists: A Study on Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, Full Paper Proceedings of 8th Tourism Outlook Conference, Lombok, Indonesia. 

  • Kalyani, L.D., & Ekanayake, I. A. (2014, November). Effect of Personality and Demographic Factors of Employees on Employer Attractiveness (A case of a Sri Lankan Apparel Firm), Full Paper Proceedings of 5th International Conference of Business and Information, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.