Management

About TMC

Views - 7 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


Official opening of Play for All Park in Rajagiriya

Views - 22 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

The all-inclusive children’s park including play equipment for special children was officially opened by Enable The Disabled (ETD) supported by Local Government and Provincial Councils at the Rajagiriya Children’s Playground. An ‘Evening of Hap


TMC extends best wishes for festive season

Views - 8 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

The Management Club and the Board of Management extends their best wishes to TMC members and the public for the festive season and thank them for their continued support through participation in the public presentations and other events organised thr


Jude Joseph to present at next TMC Members Speak

Views - 7 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

Jude Joseph a founder member as well as a Past Chairman of TMC Colombo will be making a presentation at the next ‘Members Speak’ on the topic of, ‘Jaffna – Rainbow search for its colours’. He counts over 30 years of corporate level experien


TMC Board of Management AGM

Views - 10 Monday, 10 December 2018 00:00

The Board of Management of The Management Club held their Annual General Meeting on 29 November, at the Galadari Hotel, Suite 206. The following members were elected to the Board for the year 2019:


Adapt or die?

Views - 167 Wednesday, 28 November 2018 00:00

‘Psychometrics’ may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, where a white coated scientist plugs electrodes in to a person’s brain to monitor their brain waves and thoughts. Therefore, it comes as no surprise to learn that many peo


Pan Asia Bank honours its longstanding staff

Views - 21 Wednesday, 28 November 2018 00:00

Pan Asia Bank recently held a felicitation ceremony to recognise 41 of its long standing staff members who have served the bank for over 10 years. Among those who were felicitated there were 19 staff members who have completed 20 years, six staff mem


INSEE Cement Sri Lanka team among worldwide top 100 in PIM Glo-Bus program

Views - 14 Wednesday, 28 November 2018 00:00

The team from INSEE Cement Sri Lanka that participated in the internationally-recognised Glo-Bus, a business simulation course, recently was among the top 100 out of 2,656 teams in 135 colleges and universities across the world, demonstrating that th


Why are employees the most valuable intangible assets?’

Views - 15 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:50

“People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” – Mary Kay Ash


Annual General Meeting of Board of Management

Views - 13 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:45

The Annual General Meeting of The Management Club – Board of Management will be held on Wednesday 28 November, commencing 6 p.m., at the Boardroom of the Management Club – Room 206, Galadari Hotel Colombo 01. Members are kindly requested to be p


14th Annual General Meeting of TMC – Colombo

Views - 14 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:45

Notice is hereby given that the 14th Annual General Meeting of The Management Club Colombo will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 November at the ‘VIP Lounge’, Galadari Hotel, Colombo 1. Members are kindly requested confirm your attendance on


TMC Mt. Lavinia renews MoU with host hotel Berjaya

Views - 20 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:45

TMC Mt. Lavinia renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with Berjaya Hotel on 17 October for a further two years commencing 1 October 2018 till 30 September 2020.


About TMC

Views - 14 Monday, 26 November 2018 00:44

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


Design thinking

Views - 38 Wednesday, 14 November 2018 00:00

By Tirthankar Dash Business of education Education is a business of creating human capacity. So, schools today are manufacturing more and more human capacity. The question is – what is the capacity for? The simplest answer one gets is to go out an


Members Speak 2019

Views - 17 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:33

TMC Colombo Founder Life Member Shevanthi Jayasuriya has been a part of the corporate world for many years, including 16 years working with Capital Maharaja Organization – where she worked across Travel, Television and Radio, Mobile Communication,


About TMC

Views - 13 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:32

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


14th AGM of TMC Colombo on 28 November

Views - 13 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:31

Notice is hereby given that the 14th Annual General Meeting of The Management Club Colombo will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 28Novemberat the VIP Lounge, Galadari Hotel, Colombo 1. Members are kindly requested to confirm your attendance on or b


6 ways the workplace will change in the next 10 years

Views - 28 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:31

For heads of HR, the ability to peer into the future will make work infinitely easier. Current trends in business and technology show that the way employees work – where, when, why and with whom – will change completely over the next decade and b


Anver Dole conferred doctorate in management

Views - 17 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:30

TMC Kalutara Chairman Anver Dole, a respected personality in management and leadership circles, was conferred with a Doctorate (Honoris Causa) by the Confederation of International Commission (CIAC), Global, at the International Leadership Summit 201


Dr. Dileepa De Silva honoured

Views - 16 Monday, 12 November 2018 00:29

Dr. Dileepa de Silva – a TMC Member of Colombo was recognised by the Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) for the contribution made by him for the development of ICT in Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) during his te


PwCs Academy Sri Lanka Driving Profitable Growth program with Prof Sawhney to kick off 2019

Views - 18 Wednesday, 7 November 2018 01:06

With disruption and innovation taking over the business world, there has become an increasing need for home grown companies and their leadership to stay ahead of the curve by driving their organisations towards profitable growth, all while taking adv


Too many SMEs fail to plan more than a year ahead

Views - 26 Wednesday, 7 November 2018 01:05

Most Small- to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are aware of the benefits of good governance practice but, faced with limited time and resource, many still fail to put it in practice – which could be costly to long-term success. How vision and strat


Stax outlines three - step approach to effective crisis leadership

Views - 21 Wednesday, 7 November 2018 01:05

By Piyumi Kapugeekiyana Poor leadership is costliest during a crisis. When two security officers forcibly removed a passenger off an overbooked United Airlines flight last April, viral video footage of the incident led to widespread outrage and promp


Renewal of membership and contact details to be updated

Views - 13 Monday, 29 October 2018 00:00

As the end of the year gets closer TMC wishes to draw attention to the membership renewal for 2019. Kind request to ensure all 2019 subscriptions are settled early. A sincere reminder to all valued members to send in updated contact details (name, re


Annual Raffle Draw of The Management Club 2018

Views - 15 Monday, 29 October 2018 00:00

The Raffle Draw will be held at the Annual General Meeting of TMC on 28 November at Hotel Galadari Colombo from 6 p.m. onwards. This will be a fund raiser to support the activities of the CSR initiative of the TMC, Enable the Disabled, and the Manage


How to be an ethical leader: 4 tips for success

Views - 18 Monday, 29 October 2018 00:00

There is an evident difference between a leader and a boss, and the way they make those below them feel. Do they abuse their power to intimidate workers, or do they lead by example? The latter is key to managing a healthy, happy team. “In today’s


Changing international business environment

Views - 112 Monday, 29 October 2018 00:00

The topic of discussion was titled, ‘The changing International Business Environment, the realities of the Sri Lankan business dynamics and why Sri Lankan management thinking needs to change’. The key point stressed at this presentation was that


About TMC

Views - 14 Monday, 29 October 2018 00:00

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated to uplift management practices in Sri Lanka on par with the best international standards and strives to ach


TEDxColombo 2018 on 28 Oct.: The story of ‘I, You, We’

Views - 25 Thursday, 18 October 2018 00:00

This year’s TEDxColombo will be hosted at Nelum Pokuna on 28 October from 3 p.m. onwards under the theme ‘I, You, We’. It aims to sparking an actionable understanding of identity and how it can be used as a tool for building empathy, trust and


YPF Emerge 2018: Living with purpose through NLP

Views - 23 Thursday, 18 October 2018 00:00

Are you goal driven? Are you searching for the true meaning of success? Are you a change maker? Here is the chance for you to enlighten your mind. The Young Professional’s Forum (YPF) Sri Lanka of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transpor


Today's Columnists

Why didn’t they tell the President?

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

The President appears to believe that he still possesses the full executive powers he derived from the Constitution when he was elected to his office in January 2015. Three months later, he sat during a tumultuous session in Parliament, and witnessed


The implications and consequences of the verdict, whatever it is

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Quite obviously I haven’t the slightest notion of what the Supreme Court verdict will be, unlike my friend Eran Wickramaratne who announced publicly (and rather curiously) that he doesn’t have the slightest doubt about it. However I do know, as a


Sri Lanka’s economy at crossroads: The 1972-76 Five-Year Plan and its diagnosis of economic ailments

Monday, 10 December 2018

The economist who produced ‘From Dependent Currency to Central Banking’ Professor H A de S Gunasekara, popularly known as HAdeS, was a legend in economics in Sri Lanka. The doctoral thesis ‘From Dependent Currency to Central Banking in Ceylon


Are you monitoring logistics cost in your supply chain?

Monday, 10 December 2018

On the internet a simple explanation of logistics says: “Logistics is generally the detailed organisation and implementation of a complex operation. In a general business sense, logistics is the management of the flow of things between the point of


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