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The Management Club completes 15 years in existence

/ Monday, 27 February 2017 00:42

The Management Club popularly known as TMC, having commenced in February 2002, celebrates its 15th Anniversary in 2017. TMC was formed under the ...


About TMC

/ Monday, 27 February 2017 00:41

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated ...


Management morals

/ Monday, 27 February 2017 00:41

A philosophy professor gave an unusual test to his class. He lifted his chair onto his desk and wrote on the board simply: “Prove that this c...


Launching ‘The Value of Forests’ video competition

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The day celebrates and raises awareness of ...


Ecoclean and AIE work together to deliver world class quality standards

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

‘Sustainability’ is fast becoming a globally recognised phrase. Sustainable consumer goods are becoming increasingly critical both in t...


President inaugurates Dilmah Conservation One Earth, Sri Lanka’s first urban arboretum

/ Wednesday, 22 February 2017 00:00

Founder of Dilma Merrill. J. Fernando (3rd from left) and his sons Dilhan. C. Fernando(L) and Malik. J. Fernando(2nd from left) with presi...


Enable The Disabled to organise ‘Dirijaya Prathiba’

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:20

ETD once again will be organising the ‘Dirijaya Prathiba’, a show where the top artists of Sri Lanka perform on one stage with people w...


1st in Smart Manager Series: Communication skills

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:20

First in the ‘Smart Manager Series’ organised by The Management Club, ‘Communication skills’, was held on 1 February. Russe...


New investment model

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:20

By Dr. Shirley Perera The Sri Lankan financial industry was exposed to repeated financial scandals in the recent past, where billions of rupees b...


Riches to Rags: What Sri Lanka can learn from business downfalls

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:19

By Shenali Waduge We all take inspiration from rags to riches stories, but there are some lessons Sri Lankan businesses should take from riches t...


About TMC

/ Monday, 13 February 2017 00:18

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated ...


St. Regis helps save trees with new SLS-certified 3-ply tea sack

/ Thursday, 2 February 2017 00:00

On left: The presentation of the Carbon Consulting Company’s assessment of the new 3-ply paper (from left): CCC CEO Sanith De S. Wijeyeratne,...


Green Energy Champion Project ends on high note

/ Thursday, 2 February 2017 00:00

     President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena and German Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Jörn Rohde...


Finance Minister orders Customs Director General to probe inquiry on seized smuggled timber

/ Thursday, 2 February 2017 00:00

Finance Minister orders Customs Director General to probe why an inquiry was not held for three years on a smuggled stock of timber seized by Custo...


What can Sri Lankans learn from Jack Ma the richest man in China?

/ Monday, 30 January 2017 00:08

Inspirational stories are important for many reasons. There are lessons to be drawn, emotions are aroused, the hero within feels the urge to come o...


Murali Prakash takes over as President of TMC Board of Management

/ Monday, 30 January 2017 00:07

From left: Senaka Abeykoon, Yoshan Fernando, Murali Prakash Errol Smith, Sanjeev Jayasinghe   Murali Prakash chaired ...


About TMC

/ Monday, 30 January 2017 00:05

The Management Club (TMC) formed in 2001 under the auspices of the Chartered Management Institute – UK Sri Lanka Branch is a forum dedicated ...


Patience: A virtue in need!

/ Monday, 30 January 2017 00:04

By Murali Prakash    As Stephen Covey aptly articulates; the world around you is made the way you respond/react. In today’s world...


CEA and Coca Cola forge PPP for real time water quality monitoring system in the Kelani River

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

The Kelani River is an important source of drinking water, which provides 70% of the drinking water needs to the Metro Colombo area. The river also...


Over 40 multinationals rally behind plan to recycle 70% of plastic packaging globally

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Over 40 industry leaders from the global plastics value chain have on Monday in Davos, Switzerland rallied behind a new plan to tackle plastics was...


Today's Columnists

IMF, McKinsey not the panacea for our ills; decisiveness, empowerment and selfless politicians are essential

28 February 2017

  By a Special Correspondent The past 18 months have been, possibly, one of the darkest, and bleakest, periods, in recent times, for Sri Lankan businesses and entrepreneurs. While there has been an improvement during this...


Philippine lessons for Sri Lanka tourism and economy

28 February 2017

  There has been a continuous debate on evaluating the impact of tourism on a country’s economy. Sri Lanka in particular has grown from $ 500 million in 2009 to $ 4,000 million currently in 2016 which indicates the powe...


Restoring ‘Economic Democracy’: Is it an elusive goal?

27 February 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena Promised delivery of economic democracy to people One of the pledges made by the present Government in its election manifesto titled ‘The Five Point Plan for creating a new country in 60 mont...


Signifying ‘Sigmoid’ for Sri Lankans

27 February 2017

Being proactive is becoming a rarity. Protests for rights have become a regular occurrence. Conducting post-mortems after a tragedy is not something uncommon to us. All of the above point to the need for a fresh approach towards survival and succe...


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