Dr. (Ms). K.M.V. Sachithra

Dr. (Ms). K.M.V. Sachithra

Head of the Department

B.Com. (Special) (SJP); MSc. in Management (SJP); PhD in Business/Management (MSU, Malaysia)

Contact

vilani@sjp.ac.lk

Teaching Interests

  • Research Methodology
  • Managerial Economics
  • International Finance
  • Operation Research
  • Data Analysis

Research Interest

  • Competitive Advantage
  • Educational Research
  • Agri Business/ Entrepreneurship

Research Awards:

  • The paper titled ‘Exploring Drivers to Adopt Eco System-Based Livelihood Diversification: Experiences from Women in Agri-based Economy in Sri Lanka’ presented by Vilani Sachitra (and co-author Thilini Kanchana) at the 13th International Conference on Business and Information (ICBI 2022), organized by the University of Kelaniya on 18th November 2022 was Awarded as the Best Paper of the conference.
  • The paper titled ‘Influence of Entrepreneurial Personality Traits on Entrepreneurial Intention of Management Undergraduates in Sri Lanka’ presented by Vilani Sachitra and co-author Thiwanka Rathnayake at the 11th International Conference on Management and Economics (ICME 2022) organized by the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna on 4th August 2022 was Awarded as the Best Paper in the category of Entrepreneurship.
  • Outstanding Reviewers in the 2020 – Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence Contribution to the Competitiveness Review Journal in 2019
  • Research Award 2018 University of Sri Jayewardenepura – Achieving the highest citations in the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce for the year 2018
  • Research Award 2018 University of Sri Jayewardenepura – Achieving the highest h-index in the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce for the year 2018
  • Research Award 2018 University of Sri Jayewardenepura – Recognition of publishing full papers in university journal  for the year 2018

Peer Reviewed Academic Journal Publications

  1. Vilani Sachitra and Gunasekara, L. (2023), Employees’ Complying with Occupational Health and Safety Rules: A Case Study in Tire Manufacturing Firm in Sri Lanka’, Asian Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies6(3), 244–255.
  2. Sachitra, V., & Dayaratna, D. (2023). Examine the Feasibility of Implementing Blockchain Technology in the Sri Lankan Banking System. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports17(9), 115–125. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2023/v17i9524
  3. Sachitra, V., & Silva, D. (2023). Job Satisfaction in Transitions into Self-employment: Subjective Evaluations. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports17(7), 83–96. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2023/v17i7496
  4. V. Sachithra and L.D.C.S. Subhashini. (2023). How artificial intelligence uses to achieve the agriculture sustainability: Systematic review, Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture, Vol. 8, pp. 46-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aiia.2023.04.002
  5. Vilani Sachitra and Jaward, F. S. (2023). Transition Decision of Hybrid Entrepreneurship in the Post-pandemic Period: Understanding the New Normal Factors in Developing Context, South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 18(3), 16–26.
  6. Vilani Sachitra and Sewwandi Konara (2023). Role of Interior and Exterior Stores Visual Merchandising on Consumers’ Impulsive Buying Behaviour: Reference to Apparel Retail Stores in Sri Lanka, Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 40(1), 16–29.
  7. Vilani Sachitra and Sachini Mendis (2022) Explore Skilled Labour Shortage of Carpenters in Sri Lanka: Through the Lens of Participants Employed in Furniture Manufacturing Industry. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 17(1), 49-63.
  8. Jayarathne PGSA, Sachithra V, Dewasiri NJ. Sustainable Practices Through Competitive Capabilities in the Apparel Industry: Sri Lankan Experience. FIIB Business Review. December 2021. doi:10.1177/23197145211060398
  9. Aransana Mahendran, Sachin Wijayasinghe and Vilani Sachitra (**), Analyzing Individual Traits of Gen Y and Gen Z: Recommendations to Marketing Managers in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2(2), (accepted on 31st July 2021)
  10. Kaushika Gamage and Vilani Sachitra (2021). Working Capital Management Issues in Educational Sector: A Case Study of a Private Campus in Sri Lanka, Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, 21(13): 30-45.
  11. Vilani Sachitra and Chandra Padmini (2021). COVID-19 Challenging Period and Agriculture Sector in Sri Lanka: Way to Lead, Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research, 15(4), 21-34.
  12. Ellawala, N. H., and Sachitra, K. M. V. (2021). E-Marketplace in the Agricultural Sector in Sri Lanka: Challenges in Adoption, Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 39(6), 44-58
  13. Sisira Kumara and Vilani Sachitra (2021). Modeling the participation in physical exercises by university academic community in Sri Lanka, Health Education (accepted on 28th May 2021) DOI 10.1108/HE-02-2021-0031
  14. Sachitra, V. and Chandra, P. (2021). Entrepreneurial Growth Intention and Capability Approach in Agriculture: Lesson from Sri Lanka, South Asian Journal of Business Studies, 10(2), 171-191
  15. Sachitra, V. and Padmini, C. (2021), Toward dynamic capability views of entrepreneurial growth intention: perspective of floricultures industry in Sri Lanka, World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 17(2), 274-289
  16. Sachin Wijayasinghe and Vilani Sachitra (2021). Corporate Citizenship Behaviour and Rural Livelihoods: A Study on Multinational Corporations in Sri Lanka, Vidyodaya Journal of Management, 7(1), 81-104.
  17. Himasha Erandi and Vilani Sachitra (2021). Knowledge Management Practices towards Competitive Advantage: Study on SMEs in Sri Lanka, Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 15(1), 1-15
  18. Fathima Shahina and Vilani Sachitra (2021). Mobile Marketing Initiatives on Consumer Attitudes and Buying Behaviour of Young Consumers in Sri-Lanka, Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 15(1): 54-67
  19. Hashen Madushanka and Vilani Sachitra (2021). Factors Influencing on Export Engagement of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Sri Lanka: Resource Based View, South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 9(3): 38-49.
  20. Vilani Sachitra (2020). An Examination of Cinnamon Farmers Entreprenuerial Behaviour, Vidyodaya Journal of Management 06 (11) 153-176
  21. Gihan Jayathilaka and Vilani Sachitra (2020), Examine the Drivers of Engage in Hybrid Entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2(1), 102-131.
  22. Pabasara Senasinghe and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Factors Influencing Bridge Employment Engagement: With Reference on Health Sector in Sri Lanka, South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 8(1), 30-44.
  23. Vilani Sachitra (2020). Effect of Human Capital and Dynamic Capabilities on Competitive Advantage: Mediating Analysis, Journal of Scientific Research & Reports, 26(6), 21-32
  24. K. M. V. Sachitra (2020). Business Intention and Gendered Role on Implication of the Resource-based View: Quantitative Context on Agribusiness, Asian Research Journal of Agriculture, 12(3), 23-38
  25. Sachitra, K.M.V and Poornima, A. K. G. (2020). Worth of Celebrity Attributes on Purchasing Behaviour of Assurance Service in Sri Lanka: Mediating Effect of Source Credibility, Archives of Current Research International, 20(1), 40-55
  26. Sachitra, K.M.V and Wijewardhana, B.V.N. (2020) The Road to Develop Prisoners’ Skills and Attitudes: An Analytical Study of Contemporary Prison-Based Rehabilitation Programme in Sri Lanka, Safe Communities (EmeraldInsight), 19(1), 15-34.
  27. A. B. S. Perera and K. M. V. Sachitra. (2019). Customer Satisfaction towards Online Shopping in Sri Lanka: Moderating Effect of Income Level, Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 6(3), 1-10
  28. Y. Govinnage and K. M. V. Sachitra. (2019). Factors Affecting E-commerce Adoption of Small and Medium Enterprises in Sri Lanka: Evidence from Retail Sector, Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 6(2), 1-10
  29. Vilani Sachitra, Dinushi Wijesinghe and Wajira Gunesena (2019). Exploring Undergraduates’ Money Management Life: Insights from an Emerging Economy, Young Consumers (EmeraldInsight), 20(3), 167-189
  30. Sachitra K.M.V. (2019). Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Role of Capability Approach in Agribusiness: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Asian Research Journal of Agriculture, 11(1), 1-11
  31. Sachitra, K. M. V. and Kumara, U. A. (2019). Employability Analysis of Management External Degree Holders of Sri Lanka: Longitudinal Study Based on University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 4(1), 1-10
  32. P. Siyambalapitiya and V. Sachitra (2019) Role of Occupational Stress and Organizational Stress towards Job Satisfaction: A Study Based on Banking Sector Employees in Sri Lanka, Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 3(3), 1-12
  33. Vilani Sachitra and Siong-Choy Chong (2019). The Moderating Effect of Religiosity on Resource-Capability-Competitive Advantage Interaction: Empirical Evidence from Sri Lankan Agribusiness Farm Owners” International Journal of Social Economics (EmeraldInsight), 46(5), 722-740
  34. K. M. V. Sachitra and G. Kaluarachchi (2018). Educating for Environmental Practices: Assessment from Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Undergraduates in Sri Lankan State Universities, Vidyodaya Journal of Management, 4(2), 27-49
  35. Vilani Sachitra and Siong-Choy Chong (2018). Resources, Capabilities and Competitive Advantage of Minor Export Crops Farms in Sri Lanka: An Empirical Investigation, Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal (EmeraldInsight), 28(5), 478-502.
  36. K. M. V. Sachitra and G. Kaluarachchi (2018). Environmental Literacy, Interest and Engagement in Environmental Activities: A Shared Understanding for Undergraduates, Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, 27(1), 1-11
  37. Vilani Sachitra and Dinushi Wijesinghe (2018). What Determine Money Management Behaviour of Undergraduates? An Examination in an Emerging Economy, Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, 26(4), 1-14
  38. Vilani Sachitra and Siong-Choy Chong (2018). Collective Actions, Dynamic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage: Empirical Examination of Minor Export Crop Farms in Sri Lanka, Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, 20(3), 1-15
  39. Samanga, R., Sachitra, V. (2017). Impact of Factory Model Cultivation on Tea Input and Output Quality: A Study in Selected Tea Factories in Ruhunu Region, Sri Lanka, European Journal of Economic and Financial Research, 2(5), 127-142
  40. Sachitra, K.M.V., Bandara, U. (2017) Measuring the Academic Self-Efficacy of Undergraduates: The Role of Gender and Academic Year Experience, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 11(11), 2320-2325
  41. R. A. D. Karunarathna, S. S. Naotunna and K. M. V. Sachitra (2017). Factors Affect to Green Products Purchase Behavior of Young Educated Consumers in Sri Lanka, Journal of Scientific Research & Reports, 13(2), 1-12
  42. Vilani Sachitra and Siong-Choy Chong (2017). Relationships between Institutional Capital, Dynamic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage: Empirical Examination of the Agribusiness Sector, International Review of Management and Marketing, 7(1), 389-397
  43. Vilani Sachitra (2016). Review of Competitive Advantage Measurements: Reference on Agribusiness Sector, Journal of Scientific Research & Reports, 12(6), pp. 1-11
  44. Vilani Sachitra (2016). Dynamics in Farm Specific Capabilities: The Impact of Capabilities on Competitive Advantage, Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting, 1(2), 1-13
  45. Sachitra V, Chong SC and Khin AA. (2016). Sources of competitive advantage measurement in the Minor Export Crop Sector in Sri Lanka: Result from pilot study, Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology, 12(2), 1-15
  46. Vilani Sachitra (2016). Undergraduates and Interest in Doing Research: Study Based on Bachelor of Commerce Undergraduates. American Journal of Educational Research. 4(6), 484-487
  47. Vilani Sachitra and Siong-Choy Chong (2016). Firm Level Competitive Advantage in the Agricultural Sector: A Research Agenda, British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade, 12(3), 1-12
  48. Vilani Sachitra and Siong-Choy Chong (2015). “Enhancing Competitive Advantage of Sri Lankan Minor Export Crops”, Journal of Global Economics, Management and Business Research, 4(4), 185-194
  49. Sachitra, K.M.V. (2015). “Internet addiction, academic performance and university students”, Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science, 3(4), 179-186
  50. Sachitra, K.M.V. and Kumarasinghe P.J. (2015), “Critical Success Factors for Innovation: An Empirical Analysis on Tea industry in Sri Lanka”, International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics and Management, 5(1) (January), 69-74
  51. Sachitra, K.M.V. and Kumarasinghe P.J. (2014). “An Empirical Study on Tea Export Competitiveness in Sri Lanka: Based on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Model (PLS-SEM), International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics and Management, 4(4) (April), 51-58.
  52. Sachithra, K. M. V, Sajeevi, G. A. C, and Withanawasam, M. P. K. (2012). “Comparative advantage in International Trade: A study based on leading exports in Sri Lanka”, Kelaniya Journal of Management, 1(2) (December), 51-85, University of Kelaniya

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations and Abstracts

  1. Vilani Sachitra and Nisal Jayathilaka (2023). Determinants of using of E-wallet products as a payment method among university students: With reference to Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura; 8th International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCSHH), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, on 17th March 2023.
  2. Vilani Sachitra and Chamini Weerasinghe (2023). Influencing Brand Switching Behaviour in Telecommunication Industry: Study on Young Consumers in Sri Lanka; 8th International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCSHH), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, on 17th March 2023.
  3. Vilani Sachitra and Thilini Kanchana (2022). Exploring Drivers to Adopt Eco System-Based Livelihood Diversification: Experiences from Women in Agri-based Economy in Sri Lanka; 13th International Conference on Business and Information (ICBI 2022), University of Kelaniya, 18th November 2022.
  4. Vilani Sachitra and Sachini Mendis (2022). Skilled Labour Shortage of Carpenters in Sri Lanka: An Analysis of Industry Perceptions; 17th International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF – 2022), Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, 21st October 2022
  5. Vilani Sachitra and Thiwanka Rathnayake (2022). Influence of Entrepreneurial Personality Traits on Entrepreneurial Intention of Management Undergraduates in Sri Lanka, 11th International Conference on Management and Economics (ICME 2022),University of Ruhuna, 4th August 2022.
  6. Vilani Sachitra and Asela Sanjeewa Wijeratne an(2022). Growth Determinants of Handicraft Industry in Sri Lanka: View on Progressive Factor Conditions; 7th International Conference on Contemporary Management (ICCM-2022), University of Jaffna, 14th July 2022.
  7. Vilani Sachitra and Chandra Padmini presented (2022). Exploring women’s entrepreneurial growth experiences: Floriculture agribusiness sector in Sri Lanka; Women Entrepreneurs in Asia: empowering vulnerable communities conference (WEA 2022), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, July 13-14, 2022.
  8. Nuwangi Dilrukshi Perera and Vilani Sachitra (2021). Tea Plantation Companies Contribution towards Sustainable Development Goals: Qualitative Inquiry in Sri Lanka, Interdisciplinary Conference of Management Researchers, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 16th – 17th December 2021
  9. Supun Nirmal and Vilani Sachitra (2021). Key Necessaries to Promote Value-added Products in Sri Lankan Cinnamon Industry, iPURSE2021, Peradeniya University International Research Sessions, 11th November 2021. (p.566)
  10. Vilani Sachitra and Chandra Padmini (2021). Are Sri Lankan Farmers Ready to e-agriculture Transformation? Perspective on e-readiness measurement, 12th International Conference on Business and Information (ICBI 2021), 11th November 2021. (p.78)
  11. Sachitra, K.M.V. (2021). Engaging Environmental Citizenship Behaviour: Reflect through Domestic Waste Disposal Practices of Youth in Sri Lanka, 6th International Conference on Contemporary Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Jaffna, 29th-30th April 2021.
  12. Imasha Maduwanthi and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Entrepreneur Skills Development in SMEs: Bridging Technological Improvement, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 2 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  13. Nidheesha Ellawala and Vilani Sachitra (2020). E-Marketplace in the Agricultural Sector in Sri Lanka: Challenges in Adoption, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 3 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  14. Pabasara Senasinghe and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Factors Influencing Bridge Employment Engagement: With Reference on Health Sector in Sri Lanka, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 5 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  15. Sumudu Tharaka and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Impact of Assets and Liability Management on Financial Performance of Domestic Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 7 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  16. Fathima Shahina and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Mobile Marketing Initiatives on Consumer Attitudes and Buying Behaviour of Young Consumers in Sri-Lanka, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 8 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  17. Gihan Jayathilaka and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Examine the Drivers of Engage in Hybrid Entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 10 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  18. Indika Priyadarshane and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Analyzing Intention to Implement Blockchain Technology for Businesses in Sri Lanka, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 14 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  19. Hashen Madushanka and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Factors Influencing Export Engagement of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Sri Lanka, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 16 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  20. Piumali Sanduni and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Creating Competitive Advantage through Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing Industry, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 23 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  21. Himasha Erandi and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Knowledge Management Practices towards Competitive Advantage: Study on SMEs in Sri Lanka, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 24 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  22. Supun Nirmal and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Key Necessaries to Promote Value-added Products in Cinnamon Industry in Sri Lanka, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 25 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  23. Shohan Royston Faber and Vilani Sachitra (2020). Determinants of Entrepreneurial Intention: An Empirical Investigation based on Theory of Planned Behaviour, 2nd Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, p. 32 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  24. Vilani Sachitra, Chandra Padmini, and Kingsley Bernard. (2019). Entrepreneurial Growth among Farmers: Lesson from Floriculture Industry in Sri Lanka, 16th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 12-14 December 2019, p.114.
  25. Sachin Wijayasinghe & Vilani Sachitra (2019). The Roles of Multinational Corporations to Enhance Rural Livelihoods: Cases from Dairy Farmers in Sri Lanka, 16th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 12-14 December 2019, p.136. 
  26. Vilani Sachitra, S.M. P. C. Padmini, F. Niranjan, D. T. Kingsley Bernard. (2019). Can the Capability Approach Influence over Entrepreneurial Growth? Reference in Floriculture Agribusiness Sector, 12th National Symposium of Floriculture Research, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (29th November 2019).
  27. Fernando M.S.S., Sachitra, K.M.V. (2019). Effect of Debt Capital on Profitability: An Empirical Analysis of Listed Footwear and Textile companies in Sri Lanka, 16th International Conference on Business Management – 2019, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (28th November 2019)
  28. Poornima A.K.G., Sachitra, K.M.V. (2019). Relationship between Celebrity Endorsement and Purchasing Behaviour: Reference to Insurance Sector in Sri Lanka, 16th International Conference on Business Management – 2019, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (28th November 2019)
  29. Lathpandura L.L.K., Sachitra, K.M.V. (2019). Effect of Brand Ambassadors in Consumer Preference of Fast-Moving Consumer Good, 16th International Conference on Business Management – 2019, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (28th November 2019)
  30. Ishadi, G. G. C., Sachitra, K.M.V. (2019). Determinants of Tax Knowledge in Self-assessment System of Taxation in Sri Lanka, 16th International Conference on Business Management – 2019, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (28th November 2019)
  31. Sachin Wijayasinghe & Vilani Sachitra (2019). The role of multinational companies in enhancing rural livelihoods of Dairy farmers in Sri Lanka, Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, pp.19-24 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  32. Bhagya Sandakalumi &Vilani Sachitra (2019). Assessing Factors Influencing Customer Satisfaction on Online Shopping, Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, pp.25-31 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  33. Devni Govinnage & Vilani Sachitra (2019). Factors affecting E-Commerce adoption among Small and Medium Enterprises in Sri Lanka, Commerce Research Symposium, Department of Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, pp.32-37 (ISSN: 2714-1675)
  34. Wijewardhana, B.V.N. and Sachitra, K.M.V (2019). Path to Corrections: Challenges and Issues of Contemporary Prison-based Rehabilitation Programme in Sri Lanka, 15th Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) Research Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (21.03.2019)
  35. Vilani Sachitra, Dinushi Wijesinghe and Wajira Gunesena (2018). Money Management Behaviour of Undergraduates in an Emerging Economy: The Case of Sri Lanka, 20th Asian Pacific Management Conference, Matsumoto University, Japan (05th – 07th September 2018)
  36. Samanga, R., Sachitra, V. (2018). Input Output Quality Concerns in Tea Manufacturing: Impact of Factory Model Cultivation on Tea Factories in Ruhunu Region, Sri Lanka, 14th Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) Research Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (31st May 2018)
  37. Sachitra V., Kumara, U.A, Samarakoon, S.M.G.P.K (2017) Employability and Demographic Factors of External Degree Holders of Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 13th Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) Research Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (16th August 2017)
  38. Vilani Sachitra and Siong-Choy Chong (2016). Relationships between Institutional Capital, Dynamic Capabilities and Competitive Advantage: Empirical Examination of the Agribusiness Sector, International Conference on Corporate Finance, Governance & Sustainability, Delhi School of Business, India (October 21-23)
  39. Sachitra V, Chong SC and Khin AA. (2016). Determinants of competitive advantages: A Pilot Study of Developing a Model in the Agribusiness Sector, Wayamba University International Conference, Sri Lanka (19-20 August)
  40. Sachitra V (2016) Undergraduates Research Interest: Study based on Bachelor of Commerce Undergraduates of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 11th Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) Research Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (19th August)
  41. Sachitra, K.M.V. (2015). “Review and Evaluation of Competitive Advantage Measurements: The Case of Agricultural Firms”, 4th International Conference of the Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists, Sri Lanka Economics Research Conference, Department of Business Economics Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Vol. 04, pp. 303-318
  42. Sachitra, K.M.V. and Kumarasinghe P.J. (2014), “Loss Treasure of Sri Lanka: A Study on the Tea Export Competitiveness”, Wayamba International Conference, University of Wayamba (10th August)
  43. Sachithra, K. M. V, Sajeevi, G. A. C., Mapitiya G.S., Kongahawatta, S.D.L. and Pepera, K.L.U.D. (2013). “Challenge the Unknown: The person who endures, conquers, the world”, International Conference on Business Management – 2013, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (12th December)
  44. Sachithra, K. M. V, Sajeevi, G. A. C, and Withanawasam, M. P. K. (2013). “Comparative advantage of International Trade of Sri Lanka in the SAARC Region”, 4th International Conference on Business and Information, University of Kelaniya (09th December)
  45. Sachithra, K. M. V, Sajeevi, G. A. C, and Withanawasam, M. P. K. (2013). “Comparative advantage of services export of Sri Lanka”, International Conference on Business Management – 2012, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (15th March)
  46. Sachithra, K. M. V, Sajeevi, G. A. C, Withanawasam, M. P. K. and Jayathilake, W. M. S. A. (2013). “Comparative advantage of Service Exports of Sri Lanka”, FMSC Research Session, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (09th January)
  47. Sachithra, K. M. V, Sajeevi, G. A. C, and Withanawasam, M. P. K. (2012). “Comparative advantage of trade in services of Sri Lanka in the SAARC Region”, International Economic Research Conference – 2012, Sri Lanka Forum of University Economist, Department of Economic, University of Colombo (10th November)
  48. Sachithra, K. M. V, Sajeevi, G. A. C, Withanawasam, M. P. K. and Jayathilake, W. M. S. A. (2012). “Comparative advantage in International Trade: A study with special emphasis on leading exports”, FMSC Research Symposium, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (25th January)

Books and Chapters

  1. Vilani Sachitra, Kanchana Wijayawardena and Chandra Padmini (2023). Exploring how Family Business turns COVID-19 challenges into opportunities: A qualitative enquiry on Floriculture Sector in Sri Lanka’, (Chapter 11) in Perspectives and Strategies of Family Business Resiliency in Unprecedented Times, pp. 231-266, IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-7394-8.ch011
  2. Vilani Sachitra (2022).Succeeding with Your Dissertation – Practical Guide II: Writing Literature Review. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany. ISBN: 978-620-5-49131-7
  3. Vilani Sachitra (2022).Succeeding with Your Dissertation – Practical Guide I: Problem Identification. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany. ISBN: 978-620-5-48996-3
  4. Vilani Sachitra (2022). Study Guide – International Finance. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany. ISBN: 978-620-5-49292-5
  5. Vilani Sachitra1 and Siong-Choy Chong (2020). A Novel View on Collective Actions and Dynamic Capabilities in Competitive Advantage: Empirical Examination of Minor Export Crop Farms in Sri Lanka, Book chapter in the book: Emerging Issues and Development in Economics and Trade Vol.4, pp.86-101 Print ISBN: 978-93-89816-58-7, eBook ISBN: 978-93-89816-59-4 (2020 April)
  6. Vilani Sachitra (2019). Farm Level Competitive Advantage: The Dynamic Resource-based View, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany, Online book publication: ISBN 978-620-0-00367-6 (2019 May)
  7. Vilani Sachitra (2015). Determinants of Export Competitiveness, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Deutschland, Germany, Online book publication: ISBN: 978-3-659-80813-5 (2015 Nov)

Manuscript Reviewer

  1. African Journal of Business Management (2015 onward)
  2. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology (2015 onward)
  3. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (2015 onward)
  4. AshEse Journal of Economics (2015 onward)
  5. Merit Research Journal of Business and Management (2016 onward)
  6. Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Sciences (2016 onward)
  7. British Journal of Education, Society, and Behavioural Science (2016 onward)
  8. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences (2016 onward)
  9. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences (2016 onward)
  10. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economic and Sociology (2017 onward)
  11. Journal of Global Economics, Management and Business Research (2017 onward)
  12. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting (2017 onward)
  13. Competitiveness Review (Emerald Insight) (2017 onward)
  14. Cogent Economics and Finance (2017 onward)
  15. Journal of Economics, Management and Trade (2018 onward)
  16. African Journal of Business Management (2018 onward)
  17. Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics (2018 onward)
  18. International Journal of Business Information Systems (2018 onward)
  19. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics (2018 onward)
  20. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports (2019 onward)
  21. Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science (2019 onward)
  22. Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics (2019 onward)
  23. Journal of Agricultural Science and Practice (2019 onward)
  24. Cogent Food & Agriculture (Taylor and Francis): (2019 onward)
  25. Cogent Economics and Finance (Taylor and Francis):(2019 onward)
  26. Knowledge Management Research and Practice (Taylor and Francis): (2020 onward)

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