Editorial Note

It is indeed a great pleasure to introduce you the first issue of "Udyama - Management Digest", the official business magazine of the Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. As an "A" graded management faculty of the Sri Lankan state university system, we always attempt to be a knowledge hub for the nation by connecting to a wider network. This magazine is an attempt as part of that extensive vision to connect and share knowledge and updated information among the wider com- munity while bridging the gap between academia and industry.


"Udyama" is a Sanskrit term that means "the act of raising". With the genuine aim of uplifting society by knowledge sharing, the magazine covers a wide range of topics relevant to modern business management.


The launch of the first issue of "Udyama - Management Digest" is a milestone in the 25 years of the journey of the faculty. Hence, the editorial board would like to congratulate and extend my heartiest appreciation to all the contributors, including the authors of articles, the editorial team, academics, administrative staff, and academic support staff of the FMS family.
Future issues of the magazine will provide a platform for pragmatic dialog on contemporary issues in the management discipline.

Editorial Board

Prof. (Dr.) Athula Gnanapala

Editor-in-Chief

Dean - Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Mr. Achintha Ekanayaka

Co-Editor

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Dr. Sampath Wahala

Co-Editor

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Dr. Jayantha Dewasiri

Co-Editor

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Dr. T. Ushan Peiris

Co-Editor

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Dr. Nadee Mahawatta

Co-Editor

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Miss. Sandamini Karunarathna

Designer

Temporary Instructor (Computer Technology)
Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka