Dr. Amitha Padukkage

Dr. Amitha Padukkage


In the academic field since 2001. Amitha Padukkage’s teaching and research focuses on IT, Strategy and Organization, Business-IT alignment, eLearnning, Behavior and Information Technology, Health and Information Technology. His research draws on a quantitative method and sits at the intersection of information technology and organisation studies. He obtains PhD in Information Systems from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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Administrative responsibilities

  • Head, Department of Information Technology
  • Co-chair, International Conference on Business Management (ICBM2017)


  • PhD (VUW)
  • BCom.(Special) (SJP)
  • MBA in Information Technology (Moratuwa)

Research Interest

  • IT, Strategy and Organization
  • Business-IT alignment
  • eLearnning
  • Behavior and Information Technology
  • Health and Information Technology

Selected Publications

  • Padukkage, A., Hooper, V., & Toland, J. (2015). Implications of Environmental Uncertainty for Business-IT Alignment: A Comparative Study of SMEs and Large  Organizations. Paper presented at the 26th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Padukkage, A., Toland, J. & Hooper, V.  (2014). Alignment of information systems strategy with business strategy in an uncertain environment. Paper presented at the 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2014, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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