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Mrs. Gayani V. Hewagama

Lecturer
B.Sc. (HRM)(Special) (Sri.J'pura), M.Sc.(Mgt) (Sri. J’pura), CIMA Finalist

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Professional Experience

  • Visiting Lecturer of Diploma of Human Resource Management Leading to Masters, University of Kelaniya. Subject Area: Human Resource Management
  • Visiting Lecturer of Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka. Subject Area: Economics
  • 2004 Jan - 2007 May; Assistant Manager, Hatton National Bank Plc. Sri Lanka.
  • 2002 June - 2004 Jan; Human Resources Executive, Hirdaramani Group of Companies, Sri Lanka.
  • 2001-2002; Internship Training in the HRM Departments of Trans Asia Hotels Ltd. (06 months, from Nov. 2000 to April 2001) and Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (03 months, from March 2002 to June 2002) as a partial requirement to fulfil the B.Sc. HRM Special Degree.

Awards

  • Gold Medal for the Best Student in Bachelor of Science Human Resource Management Special Degree for the year 2002 granted by the Academic Staff of the Department of Human Resource Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  • Commendation to be among the top five – CIMA (UK) May 2001 Examination, Financial Accounting-International Accounting Standards Paper.

 

Publications

Publications in Refereed Journals (Research Articles)

  1. P. N. Gamage and G. V. Hewagama. 2007. “An Empirical Study of Grievance Settlement and Labour Management Relationship in Apparel Industry of Sri Lanka”, Kelaniya Journal of Human Resource Management (ISSN 1800-1793), Vol. 2 No.2, pp 170-186, University of Kelaniya. http://www.kln.ac.lk/fcms/dep/hrm/Journal/index_files/Page970.htm
  2. P. N. Gamage and G. V. Hewagama. 2008. “Application of Exit voice theory: Empirical Evidence from Operational Level Employees in Food and Beverages Industry in Sri Lanka”, Kelaniya Journal of Human Resource Management (ISSN 1800-1793), University of  Kelaniya.
  3. G. V. Hewagama. 2010. “The Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Career Success of Top-Level Managers: Empirical Evidence from Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka”, Kelaniya Journal of Human Resource Management (ISSN 1800-1793), Vol. 5 No. 1, pp 30-47 University of Kelaniya.

  4. Publications in Proceedings in International Refereed Conferences (Research Articles)

  5. G. V. Hewagama and P. N. Gamage. 2010. “The Effectiveness of Grievance Settlement Practices and Its Contribution towards Improving Industrial Relations Climate: Evidence from Apparel Industry”, 5thInternational Research Conference on Management and Finance 2010, Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo (Conference Proceedings).
  6. G. V. Hewagama and P. N. Gamage. 2010. “The Impact of Unionization on Job Satisfaction, Union Instrumentality and Political Ideology”, 1st International Research Conference on Business and Information 2010, Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  7. G. V. Hewagama and P. N. Gamage. 2011. “The Impact of Industrial Relations Climate on Dual Commitment and Intention to Quit; Evidence from Food and Beverages Industry”; 8th International Conference on Business Management 2011, Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. (To be held in Last quarter of 2011).

 

Abstracts Presented in Refereed Conferences/ Symposia

  1. G. V. Hewagama and P. N. Gamage. 2008. “An Empirical Study of Grievance Settlement and Labour Management Relationship in Apparel Industry of Sri Lanka”, 4th National Conference on Management, Gain Jyothi Institute of Management & Technology, Panjab Technical University, Chandigarh, India.
  2. P. N. Gamage, G. V. Hewagama and S. Wanigasekara. 2008. “The Impact of Gender on Job Satisfaction & Family Satisfaction”, 1st International Conference on Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.
  3. G.V. Hewagama. 2009. “The Impact of Different Personalities on Career Success of Top Level Managers: Empirical Study on Commercial banks in Sri Lanka”, 10th Annual Research Symposium 2009, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.
  4. P.N. Gamage & G.V. Hewagama. 2009. “The effectiveness of Grievance Settlement Practices of Apparel Industry in Sri Lanka”, 10th Annual Research Symposium 2009, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya.
  5. G.V. Hewagama. 2010. “The Importance of Technical Competence, Human Relations Competence, and Conceptual Competence on Work Life Success of Top Level Managers: Empirical Evidence from Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka”, 1st International Research Conference on Business and Information 2010, Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies, University of Kelaniya.
  6. P. N. Gamage and G. V. Hewagama. 2010. “Effects of Unionization on Job Satisfaction and Intention to Quit: Empirical Evidence from Operational Level Employees in Food and Beverages Industry in Sri Lanka”, 12th International Conference on Sri Lankan Studies, The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka and Open University of Sri Lanka.

 

Unpublished Articles submitted to refereed conferences this Year (2011)

  1. Union Leadership and Member Attitudes in Determining Union Participation: Evidence from Public sector of Sri Lanka, Join article by Prasadini Gamage & Gayani Hewagama, International Research Conference on Management & Finance-2011, University of Colombo Sri Lanka.
  2. “Determinants of Union Participation of Public Sector Organizations in Sri Lanka” Join Article by Prasadini Gamage & Gayani Hewagama, 10th International Conference of the Academy of HRD (Asia Chapter) -2011, University of Putra, Malaysia.