Welcome to ARSYM 2018

The Faculty of Business Studies and Finance (FBSF), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka proudly invites you to the 02nd Annual Research Symposium in Management (ARSYM – 2018) on 11th May 2018 with the aim of broadening the frontiers of the management research field. The conference provides an interdisciplinary platform with infinite opportunities for the academic world and the business management professionals to share the latest knowledge and network. We warmly invite undergraduates, academics and industry experts in the field of management to share your valuable research work with us.

Paper Submission Internal - Important Dates

Abstract Submission

last date for submitting extended abstracts is

11 May 2018

Acceptance

Accepted abstracts will be noticed before

25 May 2018

Revised Copy

Revised abstracts must be sent back before

01 June 2018

Registration

Closing date for the symposium early bird registration is

01 June 2018

Symposium Sub-Themes

Accounting
Economics
Banking
Finance
Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses
Human Recourse Management and Organizational Behavior
Risk Management and Insurance
Management Information Systems
Marketing Management
Operations Management
E - commerce
Strategic Management
Business communication

OTHER INFORMATION ARSYM – 2018

Prof: Ajantha Dharmasiri

Director and the Chairman of the Board of Management of the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.

Abstract Preparation Guidelines

Download: Template / Deadline : 16 Feb 2018 / More Info: Click Here

Abstract Submission & Registration

Authors are required to prepare abstracts according to given guidelines and submit them via EasyChair

Prof. Ajantha S. Dharmasiri

BSc.Eng. (Moratuwa), C.Eng., MBA (PIM-SJP), Ph.D.(PIM-SJP), FIPM (SL), MCMI (UK)
director@pim.sjp.ac.lk, www.pim.sjp.ac.lk, www.ajanthadharmasiri,info
+94 777766687 (Mobile), +94 112689644 (Direct)

He has over two decades of both private and public sector working experience in diverse environments including Unilever and Nestle. He has engaged in consultancies in fifteen countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He serves in the Boards of National Institute of Business Management (NIBM), Softlogic PLC, Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) and the Association of Management Development Institutions of South Asia (AMDISA). He is a Commonwealth AMDISA Doctoral Fellow and a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow. He holds a Ph.D. and an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management, UK as well. As an academic scholar, he has presented research papers at international conferences in more than ten cities in Asia, America, Australia and Europe. He has published articles in local and foreign journals, and is also an author of six books. He has won many accolades including gold medals for best papers in two international management conferences, Emerald best paper award in 2014, and in 2010, the platinum award by the Alumni of the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIMA) for outstanding academic contribution. He also won the prestigious IPM Lifetime Gold Award 2014, the highest honour for an HR professional in Sri Lanka. He is a fellow member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Training and Development (SLITAD). He also functions as a certified Peer Reviewer of the South Asian Quality System (SAQS) and an advisor to the Old Royalists’ HR Professional Association (ORHRPRA). Prof. Dharmasiri likes to identify himself as one who transitioned from being an “Engineer of Electrical” to an “Engineer of Hearts and Minds.” Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri is the Director and the Chairman of the Board of Management of the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. He also serves as an adjunct professor in International Human Resource Management at the Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma, USA. He recently took over as the Honorary President of the Institute of Personnel Management (IPM), the largest HR professional body in Sri Lanka.

Authors are requested to align papers with the conference theme. Papers should be original contributions and should not be under consideration for any other conference or publication. Click here to view more information

Extended Abstracts

Extended abstract must be prepared in accordance with the Guidelines (PDF |DOC) provided.

It is required to submit the extended abstracts on or before 16th February 2018.

Sample Extended Abstract

Click the following link to download the Sample Extended Abstract.

Authors are requested to align papers with the conference theme. Papers should be original contributions and should not be under consideration for any other conference or publication. Click here to view more information

Submit Your Abstract

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Contact Us

Co-Chairs

Dr. R.A. Rathnasiri_____________077-0716415 / 037-2283621
Mrs. W.A.D.K.J. Wanigasekara____071-4461107 / 037-2284214

General Contact

Faculty of Business Studies and Finance
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Kuliyapitiya

Ms. Ayoma - 071-4461102
Ms. Buddhini- 077-6665927