Ajantha Dharmasiri

Authentic leaders: Are they here?

/ Tuesday, 24 May 2016 00:06

Perhaps the natural disaster we are currently facing could be a wakeup call for managers and administrators at all levels alike to think a...


PIM MBA in Qatar: A source of Sri Lankan pride

/ Monday, 9 May 2016 00:00

It was indeed memorable to organise an inauguration of a brand new MBA batch at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) in Doha, Qa...


Chaos of connections sans competencies

/ Monday, 25 April 2016 00:00

 Results can be delivered only when the right person is handling the right job. It is possible only when competencies are considered in hiring...


Avurudu Awakening

/ Monday, 11 April 2016 00:00

Another Avurudu is round the corner. Holidays give us time to refresh, reflect and renew. As Sinhalese and Tamils unite in enjoying the festive ti...


Living with leaders and laggards

/ Monday, 28 March 2016 00:00

  Gandhi became the epitome of a servant-leader by constantly heeding the counsel of those around him - AFP It was a memorable...


PIM Genesis for fostering entrepreneurship

/ Monday, 14 March 2016 00:00

   The PIM Genesis business incubation centre It was a moment of happiness when we had the soft launch of the PIM Genesis...


Responding to turbulences with tranquillity: A 7R recipe

/ Monday, 29 February 2016 00:00

Many of us have to face the hustle and bustle of life amidst rush and push. When the outer world is turbulent, how can we maintain inner tranquilli...


Performance evaluation: Illusions and solutions

/ Monday, 15 February 2016 00:00

According to Jack Welsh, the biggest injustice employees can suffer is to be deprived of knowing how they are performing  I p...


Consumer Strategy: A consumer’s perspective

/ Monday, 1 February 2016 00:00

  It has been almost six months since the sad demise of Prof. Uditha Liyanage. A collection of his articles was posthumously published by...


Communityship

/ Monday, 18 January 2016 00:00

   Figure 1. Management as a practice    The moment I typed the heading, the Word spellchecker highligh...


Sixteen Suggestions for Success in 2016

/ Monday, 28 December 2015 00:03

A Brand new year is a few days ahead. As usual, people tend to have New Year resolutions. My suggestion is to go beyond resolutions, to ha...


Management Research beyond barriers

/ Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

  It was an insightful intellectual interaction when Prof. Michael O’Donnell and Prof. Mark Turner from the University of New So...


HR Quiz 2015 delivers motivating momentum

/ Monday, 30 November 2015 00:00

  There was an impressive show of young talent at the HR Quiz 2015 which was held recently. With the involvement of 50 teams representing...


Five S for the mind

/ Monday, 16 November 2015 00:00

Prof. AjanthaDharmasiri delivering the key note speech at the Annual Five S Conference   It was a meaningful occasion when I h...


Academics as thought leaders: Promises and pitfalls

/ Monday, 2 November 2015 00:00

I was so happy to get involved in the Annual Research Symposium 2015, organised by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, as the ...


Talk in Tamil Nadu on Tech-Tradi Tribe

/ Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00

   Addressing the Annual Conference (NATCON) of the National Institute of Personnel Management, India    ...


PIM MBA in UAE: A new beginning

/ Monday, 5 October 2015 00:00

It was indeed memorable to organise an inauguration of a brand new MBA batch at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) in the Unit...


Professing in a premier enterprise

/ Monday, 21 September 2015 00:00

I am delighted to embark on a new series of Humane Results. Having written 250 weekly columns, I thought to make it a fortnightly column. This is t...


HRM for Managers: Launch of a learning guide

/ Monday, 24 August 2015 00:00

      I am delighted to share some thoughts about my newly published sixth book, in fact, the fourth in English in a...


Myriad memories of my mentor: Management sage of our age

/ Monday, 17 August 2015 00:15

Dr. Ajantha Dharmasiri handing over the book he co-edited with Prof. Sudatta to Prof. Uditha Liyanage   I never thought that I...


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“Govt. will compensate every person affected by floods and landslides”: Anura Yapa

25 May 2016

“We have money; we will pay each and every person affected by floods and landslides,” assured Minister of Disaster Management Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, in an interview with the Daily FT. Yapa pointed out that people need not worry ab...


Is a degree worth the cost?

25 May 2016

If a family can afford to pay, higher education is worth the cost. However, when tax revenues are spent or  students borrow to attend college, we as a society need to question whether a degree is worth the cost   ...


Coming out of the economic crisis: Time is running out for Sri Lanka

24 May 2016

For Sri Lanka to attain its goal, it is of utmost importance to consolidate the budget which has gone out of control due to falling revenue and soaring expenditure   Crisis manifesting as a foreign exchange shortage Sr...


Authentic leaders: Are they here?

24 May 2016

Perhaps the natural disaster we are currently facing could be a wakeup call for managers and administrators at all levels alike to think and act like authentic leaders     Overview We still bear the bru...


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