Management

Opportunities and Challenges for education reform in Sri Lanka.

“The mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting” – Plutarch In conjunction with the current level of accelerated infrastructure development, there is also a need to consider a process of education reform to meet future challenges by our new generation. Sri Lankans usually blame the education system for all ills
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Management

Managing Strategy

A strategy is a look at the future environment and identifying the path to reach one’s own target or intended position within that environment. Creating a strategic plan with objectives that are manageable and achievable to reach an ideal vision requires a collective team effort. A strategic plan should not be a document to be
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Yesterday’s tools, tomorrow’s battles.

Many corporate leaders armed with yesterday’s business experience are so engrossed in solving today’s issues are failing to see the new emerging challenges. Just 5 years ago, who would have seen the end of the “colour film roll” that defined photography? Technology is rapidly changing the market dynamics of the new generation. However, many products
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5S is Easy

It is a simple system to manage your day to day activities at home, school or workplace so that you use your time and resources effectively and efficiently.  The poster below is a simple illustration on what 5S is. When translated into Singhala it can be termed as 5su, (pahasu)  which also means “easy”.  

Implementing ISO9000 Quality Management systems

The first step for a successful implementation of an ISO 9000 based quality management system is for the top Management to clearly understand what it could offer the organization. Whilst there may not be any doubts about the value of an effective Quality Management system, there could be a question on the value of certification
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Marketing on the Internet

Information Technology has led to a fundamental change in the way products and services are marketed globally. It has helped Companies and nations to take a proactive role in searching for customers worldwide and also make it easier for customers to find suppliers. It has helped companies to be efficient in all aspects of global
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Environment

020a Murunga (Moringa) -The Miracle Tree

Murunga – (Moringa) The miracle tree   The tiny leaves of the Murunga Tree have 7 x vitamin C of Oranges 4 x Vitamin A of Carrots 4 x Calcium as Milk 3 times potassium as Bananas 2 x Protein as Yogurt And many more benefits from the rest of the tree.   Let’s plant
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IMG_2327cmp How to solve Termite problems without poisoning your environment

Whenever we are faced with a problem, we tend to look for a quick, easy and a permanent solution for it. When it comes of termite attacks many householders generally go straight for the kill, using the most potent poison with the potential threat to harm family health as well as the environment. The current
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673Elephant rock by a water hole “Yala” – The Home of The Wild

A trip to the Yala National park in Sri Lanka  is much more than seeing animals at close range but an experience of its life in a natural wild habitat. These photographs are about the beauty and the vast expanse of this home of the wild.

148wb Visiting Sri Lanka – Communicating in Singhala

  Ayubowan – Greetings The Singhala language is unique to Sri Lanka and is the language spoken by the majority of people in the country. Sri Lanka,  with its written history going back to 500 B.C, its early civilization rich in culture, religion and tradition, intertwined with periodic alien invasions, is a land with a rich
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50 Ways to be….

50ways50 ways to be a better lover ………..of nature 1. Green at home –                  Make a commitment to be friendly to your environment. 2. Plant a tree-          In your own back yard and watch it grow or gift a tree sapling to a friend 3. Fruits of labour – grow fruit trees and share
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