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Mr. G.C.I. Gunarathne

Senior Lecturer Grade II

Department of Operations Management,
Faculty of Management,
University of Peradeniya

+94813832614, 076 854 6167

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Academic/Professional Qualifications


B.Sc. Mkt. Mgt (Special), University of Sri Jayewardenepura.


M.Sc. in Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura


Analysis of Supplier Switching Cost and Supply Chain Flexibility on Supply Chain Responsiveness.

  • Deputy Proctor of the Faculty of Management for 2020
  • Postgraduate Diploma Coordinator, Postgraduate Unit, Faculty of Management.
  • Internship Coordinator, Department of Operations Management (2015 - 2018).
  • Faculty Coordinator to ISO 14001 Implementation Program.
  • A Volunteer Student Councillor of Faculty of Management (2015 - up to date).
  • Academic Sub Warden, Ivor Jennings Hall (2015- up to date).
  • Member of Physical Education and Sports Advisory Committee of University of Peradeniya (2015 - up to date).
  • Member of Safety Committee of University of Peradeniya.
  • A Member to the Editorial Board of the University Calendar 2018/2019
Research Interests

Supply Chain Management ,Quality Management and Lean Manufacturing

Publications and Researches


  • Kumarasiri WDCKT & Gunarathne GCI 2017 “Impact of Lean Utilization on Operational Performance: A Study of Sri Lankan Textile and Apparel Industry”.Vidyodaya Journal of Management of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lankia, Vol 03, No 01.
Conference Papers
  • Liyanage NP & Gunarathne GCI (2018), “The impact of green supply chain management practices on organizational performance”, 15th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Bandara UC & Gunarathne GCI (2018) "Impact of Perceived Ease of Use, Awareness and Perceived Cost on Intention to Use Solar Energy Technology in Sri Lanka". Academy of global Business Advancement (AGBA) Conference, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Gunarathne GCI & Galahitiyawe NWK 2018 "An Analysis of Supplier Switching Cost and Supply Chain Flexibility in the Apparel Industry". International Conference on the Apparel Industry , Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia.
  • Perera RASA & Gunarathne GCI 2017 “Constructing Cause and Effect Diagram for Rework Issue in Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka”. Sixth International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Perera RASA & Gunarathne GCI 2015 “Potential for Earning Indirect Revenues from Manufacturing Process; Special Reference to Agro Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka”. Third International Symposium of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Vol. I.