Professor. V. Sivalogathasan

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Professor. V. Sivalogathasan

B.Com.(Hones) (PDN, SL), MBA (IB) (AIT, Thailand), PQHRM (IPM, SL), Ph.D (ZJU, China)

Dean, Faculty of Management Studies

Department of Human Resource Management
2rd floor, Humanities and Social Science Building

Prof. V. Sivalogathasan, is a Professor in Management Studies and Dean of the Faculty of Management Studies, the Open University of Sri Lanka. He has an BCom(Hons), MBA (IB) and Ph.D. in Innovation and Strategy Management at Zhejiang University, China.

Prior to joining the Open University of Sri Lanka, Prof. V. Sivalogathasan spent several years as a Human Resource Manager at International Organizations. He was an Assistant Registrar at the Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna and Assistant Lecturer at Department of Management Studies, University of Peradeniya.

Prof. V. Sivalogathasan has been awarded a several scholarship for his Undergraduate study as well as postgraduate studies. His research interests include Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Innovation Management, HRM and Entrepreneurship. 

Programme Co-ordination

 

  • Chief coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Small Business Management (ESBM) programme 2008-2009
  • Programme coordinator of the Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA programme 2008-2010

 

  Area of Specialization     Innovation Management, Strategic Management, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

  Research Interests     National Innovation, Innovation Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Practices

Research Publications

Research and Publications:

  • Sivalogathasan, V and Nalin Abeysekara (2018) Innovation and Good Practices of Management Studies in Open Distance Learning in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Scientific Research and Management (IJSRM) ||Volume||06||Issue||07||Pages||EM-2018-491-502||2018|| Website: www.ijsrm.in ISSN (e): 2321-3418Index Copernicus value (2015): 57.47, (2016):93.67, DOI: 10.18535/ijsrm/v6i7.em01. 

  • Sivalogathasan, V and Ranaweera, S. (2018) Innovation Practices of Large-Scale Manufacturing Organizations Located in Industrial Estates in the Western Province of Sri Lanka,  Annual Academic Session 2017, The Open University of Sri Lanka (OURS 2017), Dec.2018.

  • Sivalogathasan, V (2018) Tamil Literary Scientific Ideas and Knowledge To Be Transferred and absoped To Science Disciplines. Kalaimuham, Issues of Arts, Literacy and Social, Valume 29, Issue 01, Jan-March 2018, Thirumaraik Kala Mantram, Jaffna, ISSN 1391-0191.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. and Thewarapperuma, T.A.D.N.(2018), The Employee Relations On Employee Performance In The Apparel Industry In Sri Lanka. Journal of Business Management, Fucalty of Business Studies, Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna,
  • Sivalogathasan, V (2018) Quality Assurance In Open And Distance Learning In Asia: Policies And Practices, 32nd Annual Conference Of AAOU 2018, Hanoi Open University (HOU), Hanoi, Vietnam, 24th -26th October 2018
  • Sivalogathasan, V.and L.P.S.Gamini (2017) The Potential of E-Learning in Pursuing Higher Education through the Open and Distance Mode: Case of the Open University of Sri Lanka, Chapter for the Book, Professor Upali Vithanapathirane’s Facilitations, Dec.2017.

  • Sivalogathasan, V.and Kethakie Atapattu (2017) The Impact Of Job Satisfaction On Intention To Leave; With A Special Reference To Teachers In International Schools Of Colombo District. Management Issues, Volume 2-Issue (I), Department of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka. Aug.2017.

  • Sivalogathasan, V. and Sajeeva Ranaweera (2017) Innovation Practices of Large-Scale Manufacturing Organizations Located in Industrial Estates in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. Management Issues, Volume 2-Issue (I), Department of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka. Aug.2017.

  • Sivalogathasan, V and Ranaweera, S. (2017) Innovation Practices of Large-Scale Manufacturing Organizations Located in Industrial Estates in the Western Province of Sri Lanka,  Annual Academic Session 2017, The Open University of Sri Lanka (OURS 2017), Nov.2017.

  • Sivalogathasan, V. and Mudannayake, N.A. (2017) Major Determinants of Intend to Leave among Operational Level Employees in a Manufacturing Facility, Annual Academic Session 2017, The Open University of Sri Lanka (OURS 2017), Nov.2017.

  • Sivalogathasan, V (2017) The Tradition and Life of Tamils in Northwestern Coastel, 150th Anniversary of the Kattaikkadu Roman Katholic Tamil Maha Vidyalayam, 3-5 November 2017, Kattaikkadu, Puttalam, Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V and Nalin Abeysekara, (2017) Innovation and Good Practices of Management Studies in Open Distance Learning in Sri Lanka, the paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU 2017), 27-29 September 2017, Yogyakarda, Indonesia.

  • Sivalogathasan, V (2017) The History and Tradition of Tamils in Northwestern, 13th International Tamil Conference 2017, International Movement for Tamil Culture, University of Jaffna, 5-6 August 2017, Jaffana, Sri Lanka.

  • Kanojan.K ; Sivalogathasan.V, (2017) Job Satisfaction And Intent To Leave Among Graduate Teachers In Government Schools In Sri Lanka: Special Reference To Jaffna District, Journal of Business Studies, 4(1), July 2017,  the paper presented at the International Conference on Contemporary Management (ICCM2017), University of Jaffna, 25-26 July 2017, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V; LPS Gamini; Prajna Seneviratne (2016) Human Resource Management Practices and Business Strategy for Innovation and Productivity: A Differentiation of Sri Lanka and China,   Management Matters Journal, Rajarada University of Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V.(2016). Self-Development Model for Improve Leadership Skills of Executives Managers: Comparison Study in two different countries - Sri Lanka and China, Journal of Management - Vol. 12 No.2 October 2015, South Eastern University, Oluvil, Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V.; S.A.D Senanayake (2016). Achievement will Motivate: The Impact of Non- Financial Rewards on Motivation of Employees in the Selected Private Company. the paper presented at the Jaffna University International Conference (JUICE 2016), University of Jaffna, 12-13 August 2016, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V (2016). How to Improve Innovation Capability?: The Role of Intellectual Capital and Organizational Motivation of Manufacturing Firms in Sri Lanka, Journal of Business Management, the paper presented at the International Conference on Contemporary Management (ICCM2016), University of Jaffna, 28-29 July 2016, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V.; E.Samanmali (2016). Management Issues, Volume 1-Issue (I) Department of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V.; N.Ariyadasa (2016). Work Life Balance And Its Effects On Service Delivery: A Study Based On Private Sector Bank In Sri Lanka, Management Issues, Volume 1-Issue (I) Department of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V.; J.W.Y.K.De Silva (2016). Save Executives: Retention of Planting Executives in Regional Planation Companies in Sri Lanka, Management Issues, Volume 1-Issue (I) Department of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka.

  • Sivalogathasan, V.; Xiaobo WU (2015). Intangible Assets, Innovation and Performance, the Comparative Analysis in the Textile and Apparel Industry of Sri Lanka,VISTAS Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan, V.; Susil S K Edirisinghe (2015). Improve Your Work Life: The Impact of Quality of Work Life on Organizational Commitment of Selected Apperal Company, Journal of Business Management, the paper presented at the International Conference on Contemporary Management (ICCM2015), University of Jaffna, 11-12 June 2015, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan, V.; Xiaobo WU (2015). Impact of Organization Motivation on Intellectual Capital and Innovation capability of the Textile & Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka, International Journal of Innovation Science, Volume 7 · Number 2 · June 2015, Multi-Science, USA.
  • Sivalogathasan, V.; Xiaobo WU (2014). Organizational Motivation Need for Innovation: Role of Intellectual Capital of the Textile and Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka, Annual Academic Session 2014, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nov.2014.
  • Sivalogathasan, V.; Xiaobo WU (2014). Innovation Needs the Motivation:  Organization Motivation Mediate between Intellectual Capital and Innovation capability of the Textile & Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka, Management Matters Journal, Rajarada University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan, V.; Xiaobo WU (2014). The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Innovation in South Asian Emerging Markets. Global Business and Organizational Excellence (GBOE) Journal, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, USA. March 2014, Vol 33, Issue 2.
  • Sivalogathasan, V.; Ashmel Hashim (2014). Changes in Employer-Employee Relationship: Impact of Perceived Organizational Support on Social Exchange of the Outsourcing Industry in Sri Lanka. Skyline Business Journal, Skyline University College, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. January 2014, Vol IX, Issue I.
  • Sivalogathasan,V.;  Xiaobo WU. (2013). Organizational Motivation Mediating the Innovation Capability:  Intellectual Capital of the Textile & Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the eighth International Conference on Management & Finance (IRCMF2013), Dec. 13, 2013, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan,V.;  Xiaobo WU. (2013). Mediated Moderation effect on Innovation capability:  Intellectual Capital and Innovation capability of the Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka. This paper was presented at The Sixth ISPIM Innovation Symposium – Innovation in the Asian Century on 8-11 December 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Wu, Xiaobo; Sivalogathasan, V.; & Xiong, L. (2013). Moderation effect on Innovation Capability: Intellectual Capital and Innovation Capability of the Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the The Ninth International Symposium on Global Manufacturing and China (GMC2013), Sep. 7-Sep. 8, 2013, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
  • Wu, Xiaobo. & Sivalogathasan, V. (2013b). Innovation Capability for better Performance: Intellectual Capital and Organization Performance of the Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka. Journal of Advanced Management Science, Vol. 1(No. 3), 273-277. Paper presented at International Conference on Management Technology and Science (ICMTS2013) Sep 1-2, 2013. Beijing, China.
  • Wu, Xiaobo. & Sivalogathasan,V. (2013) Intellectual Capital for Innovation Capability: A Conceptual Model for Innovation, International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance, 4(3), 139-144. Paper presented at International Conference on Innovation, Trade and Economics (ICITE 2013) June 15-16, 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Wu, Xiaobo. & Sivalogathasan.V; (2013) The Intellectual Capital and Its impact on Firm Performance of the Apparel Industry of Sri Lanka, Lecture Notes In Management Science: Economic, Business Management and Education Innovation, 17(1), 320-326. Paper presented at International Conference on Economic, Business Management and Education Innovation (EBMEI 2013),  May 22-23, Beijing, China.
  • Sivalogathasan, V., & Wu, Xiaobo. (2013b). Value Business Model for Future: A Complex Organization to a Simple Organization. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Role of Innovation in Business. 16th-17th May 2013, IFIM Business School, Bangalore, India.
  • Sivalogathasan, V., & Wu, Xiaobo. (2013a). The Impact of Employer-Employee Exchange on Social and Economics Exchange: A study of Outsourcing Industry in Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Multidimensional Research, Vol.2 (Issue 4), 1-16.
  • Sivalogathasan, V; Gamini, L.P.S and Senanayaka, S.A.D. (2012) Impact of HR practices on the quality management systems in manufacturing organizations in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at International Conference on Global perspectives of Business and Management (GPBM 2012), University City of  Sharjah, UAE , April 29-May 1, 2012.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2011), Psychological empowerment in the work place: a study on empowerment effect on critical work outcomes of high-tech manufacturing context in Sri Lanka. Paper presented at International Conference on Applied Social Science (ICASS 2011), Changsha, China, 19-20 March, 2011.
  • Sivalogathasan,V. (2011), Impact of human resource practices on the quality management systems in manufacturing organizations, Sri Lanka. Paper presented at International Conference on Business and Information (BAI2011) Bangkok, Thailand July 4-6, 2011.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. & Hapuarachchi, A. (2010). Herzberg Theory Vs. Job Statisfaction: A study of the Apparel Industry in Puttalam District. Paper presented at the Annual Academic Sessions, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences (HSSARS2010). The Open University of Sri Lanka. 16th July 2010.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. & Gamini, L.P.S (2009) Excellence Performance Management for Excellence Achievement: A study of a Private Bank in Sri Lanka, VISTAS Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Vol-5 (1), pp 72-93
  • Sivalogathasan.V. & Jeyaweera, S.P. (2009). A study of the Organizational Citizenship Behaviour and Oganizational Performance in the Pahrmaceuticals Industry of Sri Lanka. Paper presented at OUSL annual research session 2009 (OUSLARS09), The Open University of Sri Lanka. Pp 174.
  • Sivalogathasan.V. & Jeyaweera, S.P. (2009). Good Citizens Perform Better: A study of Relationship between Organizational Citizenship Behaviour and Oganizational Performance in the Pahrmaceuticals Industry of Sri Lanka. Paper presented at Vavuniya Campus annual research session 2009 (VCARS09), Vavuniya Campus, University of Jaffna. Pp 45.
  • Sivalogatahsan,V. (2008), Human Resource Management and Business Strategy in the Thailand Electronic Industry, Paper presented at International Research Conference 2008(IRC08), University of Colombo.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2008), Adopting Human Resource Management Practices in the context of Globalization in South Asia, Paper presented at Vavuniya Campus annual research session 2008 (VCARS08), Vavuniya Campus, University of Jaffna. Pp 40.
  • Sununta, S., & Sivalogathasan, V. (2004). Strategic Human Resource Management for Firm Innovation and Competitive Advantage (pp. 1-399). RGT-AIT Research Publication-August.2004, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.
  • Sivalogathasan, V., & Sununta, S. (2004). A Case Study: Philips Semiconductors (Thailand) Co.Ltd, Strategic Human Resource Management for Firm Innovation and Competitive Advantage, (pp. 68-100). RGT-AIT Research Publication, , -August.2004, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2002), The human resource management and business strategy of Philips co. Ltd, MBA Dissertation – Dec.2002, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, pp 1-87.
  • Sivalogatahsan, V. (1997), The production and marketing management of Puttalam Salt Ltd, B.COM Dissertation – May.1997, Univesity of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, pp 1-108.

Ongoing Research

Innovation Management Practice in Manufacturing Industry in Sri Lanka

Intellectual Capital for Innovation Capability in Sri Lanka

Research Supervision

Commonwealth Executive MBA/MPA programme

MBA in HRM programme

BMS (Hons) Degree programme

Other Publications

Text Books and Chapters:

  • Sivalogathasan, V (2018), Udapoorvaimozhi Paadalkal (Udapoor Folk Songs), Jeevanathy, Kalaiaham, Jaffna, ISBN: 978-955-4676-787.

  • Sivalogathasan, V (2018), Chapter 6 - Thirukkuralin Manitha Vala Mukamaiththuvam (Thought of Human Resource Management in Thitukkural), Kural Vali Mukamaiththuvam, Jaffna Tamil Sangam, Jaffna, ISBN: 978-955-3527-004.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2016). Managing A Small Business – MCC1202, Chapter 1-9 Full Course Material of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (ESBM) Level 2, Department of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2015). Chapter 9 – Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, MCU1201 – Management Theory and Practices, Course Material of BMS Degree (Level 3), Department of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2015). Chapter 1 and 2 – Introduction to Innovation Management, MCU4203 – New Dimension Management, Course Material of BMS Degree (Level 6), Department of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2014). Chapter 3 - Guanxi of Chinese Tourism: Recognized what they want, SHE IS MINE: How to win the hearts of Chinese Tourists?, Shakkya Publication, Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2014). Udappu: Thamil Kalacharaththin Uudru (Tamil Edition). Kuman House, Colombo 6, Sri Lanka
  • Sivalogathasan, V. (2013). The Udappu: The developed Tamil Culture (Tamil Edition). Charleston, SC, USA: Create Space, the Amazon group of Companies, www.amazon.com.
  • Sivalogathasan,V; Xiaobo Wu: (2013), Chapter 6 - HR Issues in Family Owned Businesses: A Comparison of HRM Practices in Chinese and Sri Lankan Family Enterprises, HR Challenges: Dynamics of Value Creation and Competitiveness Though People, Published by IPM. www.ipm.lk
  • Sivalogathasan. V: (2011), People Management Practice: A handbook for practices, Create Space, the Amazon group of Companies, www.amazon.com, USA.
  • Sivalogathasan. V: (2010), Human Resource Management and Legal Aspects for Manager-TTM 7133, Full course material for Master of Technology in Apparel Production and Management, Faculty of Engineering, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan. V: (2009), Chapter 1 - Introduction to Human Resource Management, MCP 2137 – Human Resource Development, Course Material of MBA in HRM, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan. V: (2009), Chapter 2- Human Resource Development, MCP 2137 – Human Resource Development, Course Material of MBA in HRM, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan. V: (2009), Chapter 2 - Performance Management Process, MCP 2338 – Performance Management and Compensation, Course Material of MBA in HRM, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sivalogathasan. V: (2009), Chapter 4 – Superannuation Benefits, MCP 2139 – Employee Relation and Law governing Employment, Course material of MBA in HRM, The Open University of Sri Lanka.
  • Sununda.S; Sivalogathasan.V; (2005), Chepter 3 - “Strategic human resource management in Thai Electronic Industry”, , Strategic Human Resources Management, Royal Thai government grant – 2002, RGT-AIT Research Publication-August.2005; pp47-68
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1996), HINDU DHARMAM, A annual magazine of the Hindu student Union, University of Peradeniya, Novmber 1996, p 1-110.
  • Sivalogathasan. V; (1997), UDAPPOOR: History and Traditions, A special documentary magazine, Udappu Hindu Temple Trusty Board, Udappu, August 1997, p 1-130.

News Papers:

  • Sivalogatahsan.V ;( 2018), “Future of the Udappu: Divided into three Pradheshiya Saba”, Thinakkural Weekend News Paper, 28 January.2018, pp 14 and 20.
  • Sivalogatahsan.V ;( 2018), “The Udappu has devided into three Pradheshiya Saba”, Veerakesary Weekend News Paper, 28 January.2018 and Independents day special issue, 4th Feb.2018, pp 11.
  • Sivalogatahsan.V ;( 2005), “Pease and present situation in Sri Lanka”, Veerakesary news paper, Indepentants day special issue, 4th Feb.2005, pp 32.
  • Sivalogatahsan.V; (2001) “Excellence leadership for good organization”, Business Reach, Daily News news paper, 15th May 2001, pp 41, 43.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1995), “Insurance policy and its importance: Sri Lankan view”, Veerakesary news paper, Business page, 13th Dec.1995 and 27th Dec.1995, pp 13.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1994), “The emergence of money and its dimension of growth”, Veerakesary news paper, Business page, 1st June 1994 and 8th June 1994, pp 8.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (2000), “Challenges and changes on our culrure: Udappoor view”, Thinakural news paper, 11th May 2000, pp 4.

Magazines:

  • Sivalogathasan.V; (2004), “Our education in the centuries, School Centuries Magazine (1903-2003), Udappu Tamil Maha Vidyalayam, Udappu, Jan.2004, pp 20-25.
  • Sivalogatahsan.V; (2000), “The investment in human capital”, The Executive, A annual magazine of the Accountancy and Finance Management Student Union, Vavuniya Campus, July 2000, pp 47-50.
  • Sivalogatahsan.V; (1999), “The needs and changes of the management in the millennium in SriLanka”, Ilangkathir, A annual magazine of Tamil Society, University of Peradeniya, May 1999, pp 132-138.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1999) “The social responsibility of business organizations”, Keetham, A annual magazine of Sangitha Nattiya Shangam, University of Peradeniya, Feb.1999, pp 14-20.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1997), “The Educational development of Udappu”, Udappoor, A History and documentary magazine, Udappu Hindu Trusty Board, August.1997, pp 38-48.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1999), “The Kumpabisheham of Kurinchi temple: A Management View”, Hindu Dharmam 98, A annual magazine of the Hindu student Union, University of Peradeniya, Feb.1999, pp 15-21.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1998), “The present needs of dual thinking: Religion and Science”, Hindu Dharmam 97,  A annual magazine of the Hindu student Union, University of Peradeniya, Jan.1998, pp 9-12.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1997), “To the ponderance of a Hindu”, Hindu Dharmam 96, A annual magazine of the Hindu student Union, University of Peradeniya, Jan.1997, pp 34-37.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1996), “The Dropathy cult and the fire walking celebration”, Hindu Dharmam 95, A annual magazine of the Hindu student Union, University of Peradeniya, Jan.1996, pp 53-56.
  • Sivalogathasan.V; (1995), “The worship according to Agamas”, Hindu Dharmam 94, A annual magazine of the Hindu student Union, University of Peradeniya, Jan.1995, pp 89-92.
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