DR. A.ANTON ARULRAJAH

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Dr. A.Anton Arulrajah
PhD (UoC); M.Sc (IT), (UoM); M.Sc (Mgt-HRM), (USJP); BBA (Hons),(EUSL); CTHE (Col.);SEDA (UK); Dip. R&D (AIIMS);  PDCEM (IEPSL); Cert. T & HO (OUSL)
Senior Lecturer in Management
Department of Management
Faculty of Commerce and Management

Telephone: +94 65 2240737, Ext: 142
Mobile: 071-488 6716
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Full Name: Anthonypillai Anton Arulrajah

Permanent Address: No.12, Sinna Uppodai Road, Batticaloa

Official Address: Department of Management, Eastern University, Chenkalady, 30350, Sri Lanka

Academic Position: Senior Lecturer Grade-II

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Academic Qualifications

  • PhD (Green HRM), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo (UoC), Sri Lanka, (2016).
  • MSc (Management)( Specialization in HRM), University of Sri Jeyawardenapura (USJP), Sri Lanka, (2009).
  • MSc (Information Technology), University of Moratuwa (UoM), Sri Lanka, (2007).


Professional Qualifications

  • Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management, CENLEAD, Sri Lanka (2006).
  • Certificate in Teaching Higher Education (CTHE), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (2007).
  • Diploma in Research and Development (AIIMS) (2010).
  • Professional Diploma in Corporate Environmental Management (PDCEM) (IEPSL) (2013).
  • Certificate in Tourism and Hotel Operations (OUSL) (2014).

Nationality: Sri Lankan

Date of Birth: 10th October 1976

Gender: Male

Civil Status: Married

Employment History

  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Department of Management, EUSL (23/05/2002 - 30/06/2004)
  • Assistant Consultant (HRD)-Brainpower Pvt Ltd, Colombo (20/07/2004 - 04/09/2005)
  • Lecturer Probationary, Department of Management, EUSL (Appointment date :05/09/2005)
  • Lecturer Confirmed (with effect from 05/09/2005)
  • Senior Lecturer Gr.II (with effect from 05/09/2010 to date)

Contact

Department of Management,
Faculty of Commerce and Management,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Chenkalady
Sri Lanka

Tel No.:
+94 (0) 65 2240737 (Office)
+94 (0) 65 2226028 (Home)
071 488 6716 (Mobile)

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Books:

  1. Andrew, A. and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2005), Industrial Relations and its Practices, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (Text Book in Tamil).
  2. Anton Arulrajah, A. and Andrew, A. (2007), Time Management and its Practices, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (Text Book in Tamil).
  3. Ragel, V.R. and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2013), Business Information Systems, Kumaran Book House, Colombo-Chennai. (Text Book in Tamil for G.C.E (A/L) Commerce).
  4. Senthilnathan, S. and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2013), Network Analysis, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka (Text Book in Tamil).
  5. Senthilnathan, S. and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2013), Network Analysis, Association for the Educational Development of Underprivileged (AEDU) Publications, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka (Text Book in English).

Abstract Publications:

  1. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2010), ‘Problems related to Learning and Recommended Solutions: First Year Students’, Abstract of the 6th Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, SDC (University of Colombo) and Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE), 5th April.
  2. Tharani, T. and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2010), ‘A Study on Level of Self-Motivation of Final Year Undergraduates’, Abstract of the 9th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 17-18 December.
  3. Kavitha, S. and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2011), ‘Responsibilities and Effectiveness of Branch Managers in HRM (Public Sector Banks in Ampara Distinct)’, Proceedings of the 4th Vavuniya Campus Annual Research Session, University of Jaffna, 16 November, 2011.
  4. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2011), ‘Perception of Teachers on the Ability of Teaching Methods to Improve the Employability Skills of Students’, Abstract of the 7th Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, SDC (University of Colombo) and Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE), 13th May.
  5. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2011), ‘Team Based Teaching and it Usefulness in Improving Undergraduates’ Employability Skills’, Abstract of the 7th Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, SDC (University of Colombo) and Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE), 13th May.
  6. Mayoory, M, and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘Organisational Justice and its Impact on Organisational Commitment: An Empirical Investigating among Employee of Selected Banks’. Abstract of the 1st Annual Research Conference, Faculty of Management and Commerce, South Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 9th and 10th April.
  7. Pratheepan, J, and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘Customers’ Perception on Internet Banking: An Investigation from the Perspective of Non-Users’. Abstract of the 1st Annual Research Conference, Faculty of Management and Commerce, South Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 9th and 10th April.
  8. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘Aligning Teaching, Learning and Assessment Methods with Expected Graduate Profile’, Abstract of the 8th Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, SDC (University of Colombo) and Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE), 25th May.
  9. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘Contribution of Course Units in Materializing the Expected Graduate Profile of a Study Program: an Investigation’, Abstract of the 8th Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, SDC (University of Colombo) and Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE), 25th May.
  10. Punitharaj, P, and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘Information Technology Management Practices of Bank Branches: An Empirical Investigation’. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium, South Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 26th and 27th May.
  11. Jasinthan, N, and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘Application of Cost Effective Learning, Training and Development Methods: An Investigation from the Perspective of Selected Commercial Banks in Trincomalee Town’. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium, South Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 26th and 27th May.
  12. David, C, and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘Bank Employees’ Perception of Branch Managers’ Leadership Styles and Organisational Commitment’, Proceedings of the Abstracts of Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICE), Sri Lanka, 20-21 July.
  13. Anton Arulrajah, A. Sritharan, S. and Ragel, V.R. (2013), ‘An Explorative Study of Career Intention of Science Undergraduates’ Abstracts of the Second International Conference of Eastern (ICE) University, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 12th and13th September, 2013.
  14. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2014), ‘Exploratory Study of the Use of Research-Based Teaching to Develop Student Skills, Abstract of the 10th Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, SDC (University of Colombo) and Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE), 20th June.

National/International Conference - Full Paper Publications:

  1. Ragel, V.R., Sritharan, S. and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2010) ‘A Study on Student’s Intentions Towards Future Career Directions’, Proceedings of the 5th International Research Conference on Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10th December.
  2. Anton Arulrajah, A. and Logeetha, D. (2011), ‘A Study on Career Decisions and Employability Skills of Future Commerce Graduates’ Proceedings of the 10th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 1st and 2nd December, 2011.
  3. Jeyavahini, V, and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2011), ‘A Study on Responsibilities and Effectiveness of Branch Managers in Human Resource Management (HRM): An Empirical Investigation-Private Sector Banks in Batticaloa’. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, 1st and 2nd December, 2011.
  4. Pratheepan, S. and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘Application of Electronic Human Resource Management (e-HRM) Practices and its Effectiveness in Selected Private Banks in Sri Lanka: An Exploration’, Proceedings of the Seventh International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,14th December, 2012.
  5. Sritharan, S., Anton Arulrajah, A., and Ragel, V.R. (2012), ‘Self-Preparedness of Undergraduates in Securing Job Opportunities after Graduation’ Proceedings of the Seventh International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,14th December, 2012.
  6. Jeyavahini, V., Kavitha, S., and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2012), ‘The Involvement and Effectiveness of Branch Managers in Human Resource Management (HRM): A Comparative Study between State and Private Sector’, Proceedings of the Seventh International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,14th December.
  7. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2014), ‘Human Resource Management Practices and Innovation: A Review of Literature’, Proceedings of the 11th International Research Conference on Business Management (ICBM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka,10th December.
  8. Thevanes, N., and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2016), ‘The Relationships among Environmental Training, Environmental Attitude of Employee, Environmental Behaviour of Employee and Environmental Orientation of Organization, Proceedings of the Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICE), University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka,12th and 13th August.
  9. Shaumya, K., and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2016), ‘Green Banking Practices of Selected Private Sector Banks in Sri Lanka’, Proceedings of the Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICE), University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka,12th and 13th August.
  10. Thevanes, N., and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2016), ‘The Relationships among Environmental Training, Environmental Attitude of Employee, Environmental Behaviour of Employee and Environmental Orientation of Organization: A Review of Literature’, Proceedings of the 13th International Research Conference on Business Management (ICBM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka,7th and 8th December.
  11. Shaumya, K., and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2016), ‘Measuring Green Banking Practices: Evidence from Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 13th International Research Conference on Business Management (ICBM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka,7th and 8th December.

Full Research Paper Publications in Local and International Refereed Journal

  1. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Jayasena, S. (2009), ‘Effectiveness of e-banking in Sri Lanka’, Mentor, Journal of Business Studies, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University Sri Lanka, Vol.1, No.1, pp. 27-50.
  2. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Opatha, H.H.D.N.P. (2010), ‘Skills required for key HRM jobs in Sri Lanka: an explorative study of newspaper advertisement’, Wayamba Journal of Management, Faculty of Management and Commerce Studies, University of Wayamba, Sri Lanka. Vol.1, No.2, pp. 76-87.
  3. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Opatha H.H.D.N.P. (2012), ‘An Exploratory Study on Entry Level HRM Job Opportunities and Their Requirements in Sri Lanka’, Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.3, No. 1, pp. 58-77. (http://www.sjp.ac.lk/journal).
  4. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Opatha H.H.D.N.P. (2012), ‘An Exploratory Study on the Experience Requirements of Key Jobs in Sri Lanka’. Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.3, No. 1, pp.1-18. (http://www.sjp.ac.lk/journal).
  5. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Opatha H.H.D.N.P. (2012), ‘An Exploratory Study on the Personal Qualities/Characteristics expected by the Organizations for Key HRM Jobs in Sri Lanka’, Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol.3, No.1, pp. 32-48. (http://www.sjp.ac.lk/journal).
  6. Anuja, A., and Anton Arulrajah, A. (2013), ‘Team Working Practices and Team Orientation of Employee: A Comparative Study between the State and Priavte Banks in Sri Lanka’, Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management, Vo.4, No. 1, pp. 49-61. (http://www.sjp.ac.lk/journal).
  7. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Opatha H.H.D.N.P. (2014), ‘Green Human Resource Management: Simplified General Reflections’, International Business Research, Vol. 7, No.8, pp. 101-112.
  8. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Opatha, H.H.D.N.P., Nawaratne, N.N.J. (2015), ‘Green Human Resource Management Practices: A Review’, Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol.5, No.1, pp. 1-16. (http://www.sjp.ac.lk/journal).
  9. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2015), ‘Contribution of Human Resource Management in Creating and Sustaining Ethical Climate in the Organizations’, Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management, Vo.5, No. 1, pp. 31-44. (http://www.sjp.ac.lk/journal).
  10. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2016), ‘Literature Review on Good Governance in the Organizations through Human Resource Management: A Corporate Level Analysis’, International Business Research, Vol. 9, No.8, pp. 14-23.
  11. Anton Arulrajah, A. and Senthilnathan, S. (2016), The Determinants of Innovation and Productivity of a Nation, Risk Governance & Control: Financial Markets & Institutions, Vol. 6, No.3, pp. 11-18.
  12. Anton Arulrajah, A. (2016), ‘The Role of Corporate Volunteerism in a Wider Socioeconomic Context: A Review of Literature’, IUP Journal of Management Research, Vol. 15, No.3, pp. 07-19.
  13. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Opatha H.H.D.N.P. (2016), ‘Analytical and Theoretical Perspectives on Green Human Resource Management: A Simplified Underpinning’, International Business Research, Vol. 9, No.12, pp. 153-164.
  14. Anton Arulrajah, A., and Opatha, H.H.D.N.P., Nawaratne, N.N.J. (2016), ‘Employee Green Performance of Job: A Systematic Attempt towards Measurement’, Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol.6, No.1, pp. 37-62. (http://www.sjp.ac.lk/journal).

  • Human Resource Management Practices
  • Human Resource Management Information System (HRIS)
  • Management Information System and Management of Technology
  • Corporate Environmental Management and Green Human Resource Management
  • Career Management and Trends

  • Strategic Human Resource Management (Undergraduates)
  • Social Responsibility of Human Resource Management (Undergraduates)
  • Performance Evaluation and Compensation Management (Undergraduates)
  • Management Information Systems (Undergraduates and Postgraduates-MBA)
  • Career Guidance (Undergraduates)
  • Human Resource Management and Practices (Undergraduates)
  • Organizational Behaviour (Undergraduates)
  • Management Science (Undergraduates)
  • Project Management (Undergraduates)
  • Managing Information and Technology (Postgraduates-MBA)

  • Dharmaratnam Memorial Gold Medal Award-2002 for the Most Outstanding Student with Leadership Qualities. Eastern University, Sri Lanka.
  • Professional Development Award in Learning, Teaching and Assessing from Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) (UK)-2007.

  • Team Member, QIG Project, Department of Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka-2012.
  • Exco-Member - Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE) from 2008-2011.
  • A Senate Member, Representative of Faculty of Commerce and Management with effect from 1st August 2015 to date.
  • Chief Editor for Refereed Journal, ‘Mentor-The Journal of Business Studies’ Published by the Faculty of Commerce and Management, EUSL with effect from 01-08-2015 to date.
  • Deputy Proctor of Faculty of Commerce and Management, EUSL with effect from 27-07-2015 to date.
  • Coordinator for the Corporate Planning, Faculty of Commerce and Management, EUSL with effect from 01-07-2015 to date.
  • Focal Point, Corporate Planning, Faculty of Commerce and Management, EUSL with effect from 01-04-2016 to date.
  • Coordinator for the Internship Program of the Faculty of Commerce and Management, EUSL with effect from 05-07-2015 to date.
  • Coordinator for the Capacity Building Programme (Office Management Course) for Government Officers of the Batticaloa District under the European Union Support to District Development Program (EU-SDDP), Faculty of Commerce and Management, EUSL (2015-2016).

 

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