Management

HLB shortlisted for ‘Network of the Year’

Views - 9 Monday, 30 September 2019 00:04

HLB, the global advisory and accounting network, has been selected as one of the finalists in the category of ‘Network of the Year’ at this year’s Digital Accountancy Awards, to be held in London on 3 October. To be considered for this award, n


Transforming leadership with CIMA C-Suite fast-track routes

Views - 34 Wednesday, 25 September 2019 00:00

In today’s world of accelerated change, remaining relevant with the right mindset, competencies and skill sets are a must to survive as well as thrive. Obtaining a globally-accepted and recognised qualification such as The Chartered Institute of Ma


Adapting your board to the inevitable change

Views - 121 Wednesday, 25 September 2019 00:00

Change is inevitable. Organisations cannot shy away from change anymore; as the biggest drawback for companies to grow in this era, is change. When one gets comfortable with the current processes, technologies, products, mode of working, its human na


Denuka’s presentation on personal and career aspirations under leadership in management program

Views - 9 Tuesday, 24 September 2019 01:22

TMC with the training specialist Zion Consulting are organising a unique series of programs commencing in April 2019 – ‘Leadership in Management’. Leadership in Management program has been put together for working managers and executives who ha


‘Management is 10% work and 90% people’

Views - 8 Tuesday, 24 September 2019 01:20

By Victor Lipman Think ‘we’, not ‘I’. How important is empathy to successful management?  It’s only 10% work and 90% people. The management balance What others think about this ‘10/90’ idea. Management requires balance, to be sure. N


About TMC

Views - 14 Tuesday, 24 September 2019 01:19

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


Successful transformational change in a biz with OD is now a fad without WST

Views - 181 Tuesday, 24 September 2019 00:37

In a rapidly changing global environment, organisations are exposed to complex issues affecting a wide range of strategic functions. Regulatory environment, competition, employee attitudes, and resistance and reactions to change are some of the chall


Women in Leadership: CEO Forum heralds new wave of change

Views - 208 Tuesday, 17 September 2019 00:00

By Aysha Maryam Cassim Women are still largely underrepresented in leadership and spheres of influence in the corporate sector. However, in recent years, companies have become progressively inclined to understand the value of women leaders that has l


Strategy conversation in the boardroom: Role of the independent director

Views - 289 Thursday, 12 September 2019 00:00

The role of the independent non-executive director in the strategy conversation in the boardroom featured as the discussion topic at a recent session of the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors (SLID) Independent Directors (INED) Forum held at the Securi


How HR can help leaders communicate better

Views - 26 Monday, 9 September 2019 00:00

By Mark Schenk Senior staff members who use ‘story style’ language when engaging with their employees build credibility, authenticity and engagement. Corporate communication is broken. We have allowed an enormous imbalance to develop in the way w


TMC presentation 20 September at Pegasus Reef Hotel

Views - 22 Monday, 9 September 2019 00:00

President Emeritus, President together with the members of the Board of Management of TMC takes pleasure in inviting professionals in the management grade to witness a presentation on The Management Club followed by refreshments at the Pegasus Reef H


About TMC

Views - 23 Monday, 9 September 2019 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


Nirmalan Nagendra to present at October TMC Members Speak

Views - 32 Monday, 9 September 2019 00:00

Nirmalan Nagendra is a veteran hotelier with over 33 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He currently serves as consultant with the Hotel Advisory practice of KPMG Sri Lanka, providing consultancy services to leading hospitality establis


TMC Kalutara holds AGM

Views - 30 Monday, 9 September 2019 00:00

The Annual General Meeting of the Management Club – Kalutara was held on 22 August, at the Ramadia Ranmal Holiday Resort, Moratuwa the second host hotel of TMC – Kalutara. TMC – Kalutara was inaugurated at the Hibiscus Beach Hotel, Kalutara, (


Aspiring CIMA students meet CIMA member CEOs

Views - 456 Tuesday, 3 September 2019 00:08

Management Trainee Studio (MT Studio) is a recent addition to the growing number of higher education institutes in Colombo and conducts sessions for professional qualifications including CIMA and CFA. Exceeding expectations, it applies a modern and m


Reactive cost chopping is a myopic response to an economic crisis: MTI

Views - 40 Tuesday, 27 August 2019 00:00

Benefiting from their strategy consulting experience in over 40 countries and a diverse range of industries/businesses, MTI Consulting has cautioned Sri Lankan companies on their kneejerk response of indiscriminately cutting costs. Whilst acknowledgi


Members Speak ‘From Passion to Profit’ presented by Trevor Reckerman

Views - 43 Monday, 26 August 2019 00:05

Many enterprises start with a dream borne out of passion. It then grows into an avalanche that takes the iota of an idea and propels it into an enterprise. Often, even in monolithic organisations, not all questions are answered in advance nor is a fr


TMC to present ‘Leadership in Management’ program: ‘Believe in You’

Views - 31 Monday, 26 August 2019 00:03

TMC with the training specialist Zion Consulting is organising a unique series of programs which commenced in April 2019 – ‘Leadership in Management’. The Leadership in Management program has been put together for working managers and executive


TMC members’ comments on Members Speak ‘From Passion to Profit’

Views - 31 Monday, 26 August 2019 00:01

Nilani Seneviratne What a fantastic evening it was, listening to Trevor Reckerman speaking on ‘From Passion to Profit’ at the TMC Members Speak on 15 August. The audience did not feel the time pass by as Trevor made it such an interesting story o


About TMC

Views - 38 Monday, 26 August 2019 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


Harnessing the potential of women: Moving from awareness to implementation

Views - 82 Thursday, 22 August 2019 00:09

The Women Directors Forum (WDF) of the Sri Lankan Institute of Directors presented a Power Evening titled ‘Growth Dynamic: Harnessing the Potential of Women’ on 8 August with the keynote address by Unilever Sri Lanka Chairman Carl Cruz followed b


Investors and boards support CEO action on global challenges

Views - 43 Thursday, 22 August 2019 00:08

More than two-thirds (global 67%, Asia-Pacific 63%) of the world’s largest company CEOs say that they are likely to take public stands on politically-charged issues related to global challenges, according to the EY CEO Imperative Study 2019. The su


TMC signs MoU with Pegasus Reef Hotel as Wattala host hotel

Views - 47 Monday, 12 August 2019 00:13

TMC and Pegasus signed an MOU at the TMC Board room, Galadari Hotel on 25 July 2019. President Emeritus Fayaz Saleem, together with immediate past President Nasser Majeed, signed on behalf of TMC, whilst Pegasus GM Harsha Jayasinghe and Head of F


Rohan Amirthiah to speak on ‘Quality Beats Price’ at Members Speak

Views - 47 Monday, 12 August 2019 00:11

Rohan Amirthiah a well-known corporate leader in the automobile-related industry for several years as the Managing Director of Wurth Lanka Ltd., is to speak on the importance of “quality against price”. The topic addresses how value placed on qua


About TMC

Views - 47 Monday, 12 August 2019 00:07

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 ac


What is thought leadership, and why does it matter?

Views - 43 Monday, 12 August 2019 00:07

By Skye Schooley A thought leader, or influencer, is someone who, based on their expertise and perspective in an industry, offers unique guidance, inspires innovation and influences others. Establish yourself as a thought leader by stepping back from


8 critical blind-spots in business continuity: Why ignoring them is a risk

Views - 642 Thursday, 8 August 2019 00:20

Irrespective of size or nature of the business, every enterprise is exposed to ever changing threats that could disrupt its business. According to Forbes report 2019, the top five global risks in terms of likelihood are; nExtreme weather conditions


Applications now open for CA Sri Lanka’s 55th Annual Report Awards

Views - 51 Thursday, 8 August 2019 00:19

To honour the best annual report masterpiece produced in the country, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) is now accepting applications for its 55th Annual Report Awards Competition from business organisations vying for


CA Sri Lanka-SAFA forum highlights need for accountants to take lead in eradicating corruption

Views - 58 Friday, 2 August 2019 00:00

The increasingly important role professional accountants including Chartered Accountants can play in eradicating corruption and the culture of impunity was highlighted at a forum jointly organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lank


SLID to discuss ‘The Growth Dynamic: Harnessing the Potential of Women’

Views - 71 Friday, 2 August 2019 00:00

Today we live in a highly volatile, uncertain and dynamically changing corporate landscape. We see numerous challenges around us from political instability to extreme weather patterns to the transformative effect of digitisation and AI. These challen


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A child’s guide to MCC Compact Sri Lanka

Monday, 18 November 2019

Intelligent children, unlike some of the adults, are curious, probing and questioning. They do not jump to conclusions until and unless they are convinced of facts that have been presented to them. Asani, a student in the Advanced Level class in a le


Re-thinking voting

Saturday, 16 November 2019

We use our vote (in a democracy) to elect those who should govern us. We can only be governed as long as we are alive. Therefore, our current age and life expectancy determine how long we have left to be governed! So, should the younger population, h


Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony: A nation rich in unity

Friday, 15 November 2019

This series is based on business leader Dhammika Perera’s recently revealed ‘Economic Growth Strategy and Action Plan to increase GDP Per Capita from $ 4,000 to $ 12,000’. The document outlines goals and action plans for 23 ministries and to


Securing a People’s Constitution

Friday, 15 November 2019

The need for making a People’s Constitution has become a topic of interest not only among the public but also among some candidates of the Presidential Election. Rohan Pallewatte and Mahesh Senanayake have included it in their election manifestos.


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