Dr. Nadeesha has received her Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering from HUST, China. Additionally, she has obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Wayamba University, SL, and First-class honors Bachelor degree in Industrial Studies (BIS), specializing in Apparel Production and Management from the Open University, SL.
Currently, she is working as a Lecturer at the Dep of Textile and Apparel Technology, in the Open University of SL. She has Lecturing experience since 2013, Further, she has nearly 4 years of industrial experience in the Textile and Apparel sector in different positions.
Her areas of interest in teaching, research, and consulting are Production and Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, New Product Development and Entrepreneur development especially in the Textile and apparel industry.
Areas of Specialization:
Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Production and Operations Management, New Product Development and Entrepreneur Development
Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, New Product Development and Entrepreneur Development, Organizational Behaviour, Natural fiber composites
TAI2488: Laboratory Practice and Industrial Exposure
TAM3234: Basics of Human Resource Management
TAM3535: Management Studies
TAM4445: Apparel Merchandising
TAY6882: Research Project (Apparel Production)
TAY6883: Research Project (Textile Manufacture)
“Honorary international graduate student award- 2019”, Awarded by the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China.
“Academic excellence award” which is awarded by the School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China
Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC), Chinese Government Scholarship for the Doctoral Studies at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)- 2015
“A. D. Silva memorial Gold medal” for the Best student performance during the Open University bachelor of industrial studies – 2010, Awarded by the Textile Institute of Sri Lanka.
Effect of supply-chain resilience on firm performance and competitive advantage: A study of the Sri Lankan apparel industry (Ph.D.)
Ph.D. in Management (Major in Management Science and Engineering),Dep. of Production Operations and Logistics Management,School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China. (2015- 2019)
Analysis the Impact of organizational factors on employees work stress; with special reference in the Sri Lankan apparel industry (MBA)
MBA-Master of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Studies and Finances, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.
An investigation into the influence of educational and sociological factors of sewing machine operators on productivity (BIS)
BIS- Bachelor in Industrial Studies (Specializing in Apparel Production and Management), Dep. of Textile and Apparel Technology, Fac of Engineering Technology, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
Abeysekara M.M.N.P., Wang H. and Kuruppuarachchi D. (2019), “Antecedent role of risk management culture to drive firm performance and competitive advantage with the mediation effect of Agility in resilient supply chains”, International Journal of Information, Business and Management, Vol.11, No. 1, pp 10-29 (ISSN 2076-9202) (ABDC: D and ABI indexed)
Conference proceedings and Annual sessions
Perera D., Vidanagamarachchi K., Wicramarachchi R., and Abeysekara N., “Moving from Lean to Leagile: A Framework to Improve Supply Chain Performance of Fashion Garment Manufacturing in Sri Lanka”, IOEM Society, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), March 10-12, 2020
Abeysekara, M.M.N.P. and Dissanayake K.D.D.N. (2014), “Impact of organizational factors on employees work stress in Sri Lankan apparel industry”, Proceedings of the Wayamba International Conference WINC-2014, pp 01, ISBN 978-955-4709-18-8
Perera M.E.R., and Abeysekara M.M.N.P. (2011), “An investigation into the influence of educational and sociological factors of sewing machine operators on productivity”, Annual sessions at open university of Sri Lanka, pp120-123, ISSN 2012-9912