MS.Waruni Edirisooriya


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


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Academic/Professional Qualifications


Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) (HRM) (Hons), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka


  • Diploma in Professional Qualification Human Resource Management (PQHRM), Institute of Personnel Management (IPM), Sri Lanka.
  • Diploma in Accounting and Business l (DAB l) Reading, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL).


Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Colombo. Sri Lanka

  • Academic Coordinator- Diploma in Management and Development- 2019 present
  • Department Coordinator- Faculty Hand Book - 2019 to present
  • Department Coordinator- Higher Degree Committee – 2019 to present
  • Member to Faculty Specialization Selection Committee- 2018 to present
  • Sub-committee Member – Faculty AHEAD project
  • Conference Secretary- Peradeniya University International Management Research Sessions (iPUMSE) 2019 – Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya
  • Department Internship Coordinator (Department Human Resource Management)- 2018 to present
  • Member- Internal Quality Assurance Unit, Faculty of Management
  • Member- Registration Committee, iPURSE – 2017 and 2018
  • Volunteer Student Counselor, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya
  • Volunteer Deputy Proctor, Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya- 2018
  • Visiting Lecturer- Faculty of Faculty of Allied Health Science- 2017 to present
  • Visiting Lecturer- Faculty of Science- 2018
  • Convener - Proposal to the Three Year Degree Program of Management and Development (CDCE)
  • Member - Writing Team: Self-Evaluation Report (CDCE)
  • Member- Quality Assurance Cell (CDCE)
  • Member- Student Handbook for the BBA (External) Degree Programme
Research Interests

Human Resource Management, Leadership, International Human Resource Management, Talent Management

Publications and Researches

  1. Edirisooriya, W. A., 2014. Impact of Rewards on Employee Performance” (special reference to ElectriCo). 3rd International Conference on Management and Economies of University of Ruhuna, pp. 311-318.
  2. Edirisooriya , W. A., Perera , R. A. & Munasinghe, P. H., 2015. Impcat of Personality Traits of Management Undegarduates in Becoming Future Entrepreneurs: A study of Undergraduates of University of Peradeniya. 3rd International Research Symposium , Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, pp. 312-320.
  3. Edirisooriya , W. A., 2019. The factors affecting employee job stress: With special reference to banking industry in Sri Lanka. Wayamba International Conference.
  4. Fahmitha, M. A. & Edirisooriya, W. A., 2019. The Impact of Personality on Career Exploration Behaviors of Undergraduates: With Special Reference to University of Peradeniya. Peradeniya University International Management Sessions, University of Peradeniya, pp. 74-78.
  5. Edirisooriya, W. A., 2020. The Impact of Transformational Leadership on Talent Retention: With Special Reference to Information Communication Technology Industry In Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Management Studies, 2(1), pp. 121-136.
  6. Bartholomeusz, R. A., & Edirisooriya , W. A. (2020). Impact of Meaningful Work on Altruistic Behavior of Employees. 17 International Conference on Business Management (p. 153). University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  7. Bartholomeusz, R. A. & Edirisooriya, W. A., 2020. The Impact of Workplace Spirituality on Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Comparative of Public and Private Sector Banking Employees in Sri Lanka, 11th International Conference on Business and Information ICBI 2020, University of Kelaniya.