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Prof. Richard Wickramaratne

Professor

Department of Human Resource Management
Faculty of Management
University of Peradeniya- 20400
Sri Lanka

wp_richard@yahoo.com

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Academic/Professional Qualifications

Bachelor

B.Com (Honours), University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Master

M.Sc. (Management), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Ph.D

PhD (Human Resource Management & Organizational Psychology), Murdoch University, Australia.

Appointments
  • Head, Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya (2015)
  • Chair-Quality Assurance Cell, Faculty of Management (2015 to date)
Memberships/ Awards

  • ISLE Scholarship for postgraduate studies (2010)
  • Affiliate Member-Institute of Personnel Management, Sri Lanka

Research Interests

Career self-management, Commitment, Career satisfaction, Organizational change interventions, Contemporary issues in HRM, Employee engagement practices.

Publications and Researches

  1. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2013) Organizational commitment and employee perceived TQM excellence: Empirical evidence from manufacturing firms in Sri Lanka, Management and Labour Studies, 38(4), http:mls.sagepub.com.
  2. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2013) Leadership and TQM excellence: Empirical study of ISO certified manufacturing firms in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 2(9), 68-76, www.ijac.org.uk.
  3. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2013) International training and development practices: a review of literature in export oriented apparel manufacturing firms in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Business and Economic Research, 1(2), 16-46.
  4. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2013) Role of career development culture and senior management support in career development, International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 2(6), 79-84, www.ijac.org.uk.
  5. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2007) Total Quality Human Resource Management, Amity Global HRM Review.
  6. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2007) Employee Commitment and TQM, Kelaniya Journal of Human Resource Management.
  7. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2008) Website Reporting in Sri Lanka, Second International Symposium of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  8. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2008) Culture and TQM, Second International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  9. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2007) Employee Job Satisfaction and Excellence of Total Quality Management-An Empirical Investigation of Twenty Private Sector Banks in Sri Lanka,10th International Conference of the Society of Global Business & Economic Development, Montclair University, New Jersey, USA.
  10. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2007) Leadership & TQM-An Empirical Investigation of ISO Certified Companies in Sri Lanka, International Conference on Business & Information, Association of Taiwan Information Systems Research, Taiwan.
  11. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2007) Total Quality Human Resource Management, 4th Global HR Summit, Amity International Business School, Amity University, India.
  12. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2007) Employee Job Attitudes and Total Quality Management-An Empirical Investigation of Sri Lanka National Quality Award Winner Private Sector Companies, 4th International Conference on Business Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  13. Wickramaratne, W.P.R (2006) Employee Involvement & Success of Total Quality Management, International Research Conference on Management for Growth & Development ,University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.