ARS 2010

 

Recent Submissions

  • Pushpakumara, W.P.N.; Rajapakse, R.M.D.A.P. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    In recent years all over the world there has been increasing demand for transparency of operations with respect to environmental and social performance of the corporate in addition to its financial performance. The ...
  • Munasinghe, M.A.T.K.; Kumari, P.W.N.A. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Electronic Commerce or E-commerce is the newest trading mechanism activated by means of the internet or other computer networks. This particular trade method is functioned in three forms namely Public relations, Brochuring ...
  • Nanayakkara, K.G.M.; Wijetunge, W.A.D.S. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Over the past 2years new and small firms have been identified by most economies as significant components of economic strategies for job and wealth creation. This has paved the way for a large amount of innovators to start ...
  • Ranjani, R.P.C.; Fernando, J.M.R.; Rathnasiri, U.A.H.A. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    The economy is comprised of many activities that fulfill human needs. The fluctuations of economy depend on variety of economic tools in any country. The exchange rate is one of the most important macro economic tool, since ...
  • Thilakarathna, P.M.C. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    The accounting scandals involving Enron, WorldCom and Global Crossing in the world, and Pramuka Bank and Golden Key Credit card companies in Sri Lanka have put accountants in the public spotlight as never before in their ...
  • Jayamaha, A. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Many small financial institutions (SFIs) in developing countries make great effort to provide efficient services to the poorhouse holders. In Sri Lanka, Cooperative rural banks (CRBs), one of the formal SFIs in Sri Lanka, ...
  • Karunarathne, W.V.A.D.; Ranjani, R.P.C.; Kumari, P.W.N.A. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    The linkage between macroeconomic variables and the movement of stock prices for developing countries have been widely discussing topic in research arena. CSE is one of the top performing markets in Asia with an average ...
  • Silva, P.A.P; Ranjani, R.P.C. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    One of the central issues in both the theory and the practice of finance is the problem of determining the optimal capital structure of the firm. This study was undertaken to identify the most significant variables considered ...
  • Gamage, P.N.; Uduwella, U.K.S.M. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Labour Management Relationship is an important factor that could contribute to gain the competitive advantage in productivity and value addition in both manufacturing and service producing organizations in theglobal ...
  • Gamage, P.N.; Uduwella, U.K.S.M. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    The economy of Sri Lanka still remains on plantation agriculture and also the largest concentration of resident labour in the country was in the plantation sector. Today globalization process has offered unlimited opportunities ...
  • Ediriweera, A.N.; Weerakkody, W.A.S. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Personality of an individual is a set of qualities that make the person distinct from another and assumed role or manner of behavior. Within the ones personality the complex of all the attributes such as behavioral, ...
  • Weerakkody, W.A.S.; Ediriweera, A.N. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    To be competitive and for survival of Small and Medium Businesses (SME) it is suggested to offer sufficient rewards in order to gain higher and broader skills and competencies of employees. So as to achieve this purpose, ...
  • Gunatilake, Varuni; Shamil, M. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Textile and Apparel industry in Sri Lanka has continued to be one of the highest contributors to Gross Domestic Product in Sri Lanka, though it has continued to face significant challenges domestically and internationally. ...
  • Gunasekare, U.L.T.P.; Morawakage, P.S. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    In this study decision making styles of middle level managers in three government departments and three private companies were studied to find out their general decision making styles and further a comparison was done ...
  • Jayasooriya, D.H.S.W.; Gunawardene, Y.I.N.S.; Manamperi, A.; de Silva, H.J.; Abeyewickreme, W. (University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Introduction The mosquito Aedes aegypti was thought to be the main vector responsible for virtually all dengue epidemics; while Aedes albopictus was considered a vector in which the virus is maintained but does not cause ...
  • Athukorala, V.U.; Edirisinghe, E.A.N.J.; Salgado, Sujatha (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Introduction The purpose of this research is to explore the effectiveness of using comic booklets/cartoon strips/illustrated stories as a tool in facilitating English Language learning from students perspective. In line ...
  • Hettige, S.; Solangaarachchi, D.I.K.; Thilakawansa, H.K.D.D.; Pathmeswaran, A. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Introduction Traditional medical curriculum includes many laboratory classes where students learn to recognize microscopic structures and pathological changes by looking at prepared slides using light microscopes. The ...
  • Dharmasiri, K.B.V.S.V.T.; Perera, H.A.S.S.; Nusliha, A.; Ariyaratne, M.H.J. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Introduction Delay in diagnosis of breast cancer results in poor outcome. Objective The aim of the study was to assess the extent of patient delay and its association with presenting complains, breast self-examination, ...
  • Mallawaarachchi, Ranjan; Wimalarathne, Saranga; Fernando, E.D.P.S.; Salgado, L.S.S. (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Introduction Anatomical variations of the arterial supply of the liver are frequently found. The normal hepatic arterial anatomy as described in classic text books is only found in 52-80% of cases. Knowledge of the hepatic ...
  • Wimalarathne, Saranga; Mallawaarachchi, Ranjan; Karunanayake, Aranjan; Salgado, LSS (Research Symposium 2010 - Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2010)
    Introduction Total thyroidectomy is a common surgical procedure performed all over the world. Presence of a pyramidal lobe has an added functional and clinical significance. Even after performing a total thyroidectomy for ...

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