Jayantha Kalansooriya

Jayantha Kalansooriya
University of Kelaniya · Sport Science and Physical Education

B.Com, PG Gip, MA, M.Com, Six Sigma Green Belt, Reading Ph.D

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Introduction
Now days I am reading for my PhD in Management at the University of Sri Jayawardhanepura, Sri Lanka
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October 2008 - present
University of Kelaniya
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Lecturing and researching on Research Methodology, Organizational Behaviour, Principles of Sport and recreation Management, Human Resource Management, Lean Management and General Management.
January 2008 - July 2015
University of Kelaniya
Position
  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (51)
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There is an inseparable link between human existence and communication. Words are exchanged externally through all forms of communication, but in reality, what is exchanged there is its driving force: the meaning. For this reason, it is significant to know the meaning of a word. Although the meaning of a word is determined by its definition, the ex...
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The concept of sustainability was used as a development strategy in most countries since 1980, and this concept became a common language. However, the existing definitions of the concept of sustainability are diverse. There are many criticisms for existing definitions. Therefore, we are introducing a new definition of sustainability: "Letting Ariya...
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Modern humans in the world suffer from the inability to fulfill their needs and wants. To overcome this suffering, scholars present a solution: sustainability. The human sufferers engage in recreational activities because they expect a temporary escape from misery. One such place for such activities is the park; even though the scholars' debate on...
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Original Research Article Historical evidence proves that 'parks' have been used as a reconciliation tool between humans and the environment since prehistoric times. With the emergence of various forms of gardening, the basic meaning of park took different forms. This led to complications of understanding what it means by a park. Thus, this paper a...
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The amazing creation of nature is the result of millions of years of continuous existence. It tells a triumphant story about the adaptation of endangered species to a variety of environmental factors. Behind the natural phenomena that include all species such as animals, plants and planets is a dynamic invisible scene. This study explored the doctr...
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It is very important in every aspect to identify the ideal definition of a word or concept. Within a context that use multiplicity of definitions with their justifications arise a question in selecting the best definition among them. That develops a puzzle of why and how such an environment buildup within academia. These circumstances motivate us f...
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Buddhist philosophy will provide credible hypotheses for scientific research.
Experiment Findings
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The basic definition of sustainability needs to be identified.
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Outdoor recreation (OR) bring pleasure to individuals as it gives recreational opportunities to them. OR provides both physical and mental health benefits, supports manage stress, and balances the burdens of work and family with physical and mental wellbeing. In this connection, this study aims to consent people to be happy through maintaining, dev...
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This Paper discusses inefficiency of issuing required materials from supply division of the public sector organizations. The Purpose of this study is to improve the efficiency of issuing required materials from supply division which is instrumental for enhancing productivity of organizations. The key objective of this study is to introduce a new me...
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Inefficiency’ is considered as a buzz word with regard to the administration system of government organisations (ASGO) in Sri Lanka. Within a context of increasing annual budgetary allocation in each year, the universities are equipped with modern facilities such as information technology and continuously doing researches in different levels, condu...
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Public Service Organizations in Sri Lanka are currently facing the retirement of many older workers and the challenge of recruiting and retaining young talent.To most effectively attract and manage this new cohort of employees, organizations need to have a clear understanding of the work values of the new generation and how they may differ from the...
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Performing a physical activity on a regular basis will help to improve overall health and fitness, as well as to decrease the risk for many chronic diseases. There have been many efforts to increase physical activity which mostly focused on the individual. Jogging is the most commonly reported and the most accessible form of leisure time physical a...
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TheOlympic Game being considered as the most competitive and major sport event in the world. Consequently, studies based on Olympic performance yield an important place in the sport studies. The main purpose of this study is to examine thepredication capacity of predicators which have been reviled by several authors previously. Among those studies...
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Consumers of a university should be satisfied with the physical environnement and services provided by a university. This descriptive study is on determining the satisfaction of users on the summerhouse facility, a component of the University physical environment provided by Kelaniya University's administration. User satisfaction towards five dimen...
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Open spacewhich refers to the land set aside during the development process is a contemporary topic as it is mandatory for a healthy education environment.As the intake of undergraduates of University of Kelaniya (UOK) are increasing significantly, available open space and the per capita open space of UOK are decreasing.Quantitative research approa...
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The use of graffiti as a source of data has spread beyond studies of human sexuality and urban youth " and this study focused on emotion types of graffiti writers in Mahara Jogging Path (MJP). The main sources of data collected through pictorial analysis and observations from the graffiti along the MJP. The study was carried out in October, 2014 an...
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This particular study titled " Going for Gold Medals: Factors affecting Olympic Performance was carried out with special reference to 2000 Olympic Games. This study was thoroughly undertaken by the researchers by focusing on the problem that why countries show different performance in Olympics? There were three objectives set to be achieved by this...
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There is a negative perception towards the productivity of the government sector organizations in the general public in Sri Lanka. This paper discusses the wastes in the OTPP of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. The purpose of this study is to improve the productivity by eliminating waste and improving efficiency in the University OT payment p...
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There is a negative perception towards the productivity of the government sector organizations in the general public in Sri Lanka. This paper discusses the wastes in the OTPP of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. The purpose of this study is to improve the productivity by eliminating waste and improving efficiency in the University OT payment p...
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CITATION: Peiris, D. L. I. H. K. & Jayantha, K. (2014). Pilikuththuwa cave forest: a case study in the use of the water and land recreation opportunity spectrum (WALROS) inventorying framework in a near urban forest. ABSTRACT The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) that considers the diversity of recreation experience (Brown 1978, Buist 1982, Cla...
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The present study examines the impact of organizational culture on employees job related attitudes with special reference to National Olympic Committee (NOC) and ministry of Botanical Garden and Recreation (MBGR) in Sri Lanka. This study was undertaken by the researchers focusing on the particular problem, why employees motivate differently in diff...
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The Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) that encompases the diversity of recreation experience will help improve the satisfaction of recreationists. This study clarifies the present situation of the Pilikuththuwa cave mountain using the Water and Land Recreation Opprtunity Spectrum (WALROS) approach as an attempt to identify the diversified recre...
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This particular study titled, “Winning medals at Olympic Games: socio-economic, demographic, political and environmental influences” was carried out with special reference to 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games. This study was thoroughly undertaken by the researcher by focusing on the problem that why countries show different performance in Olympics....
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This particular study was carried out with special reference to the Sugathadasa Outdoor Stadium (SOS), Colombo, Sri Lanka. This study was undertaken by the researchers, focusing on the problem “why it is difficult to maintain attendance consistently for sport events?” There were two objectives set to be achieved by this study. The main objective wa...
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The title, ‘effect of distance for sport participation of university system in Sri Lanka, (with special reference to the University of Kelaniya’ describes the sport participation of Kelaniya University and it seems that students’ sport participation has been declining in last few years. Hence the focal problem was why such an unpleasant situation h...
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The title, ‘effect of distance for sport participation of university system in Sri Lanka, (with special reference to the University of Kelaniya’ describes the sport participation of Kelaniya University and it seems that students’ sport participation has been declining in last few years. Hence the focal problem was why such an unpleasant situation h...
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The study describes the poor sport participation of undergraduates in the University of Kelaniya. It seems that students’ sport participation has gradually reduced in the last few years. the researcher aimed to achieve three objectives of which key objective was ‘to identifying the nature of sport participation by undergraduates in university of Ke...
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This paper has two objectives: i) to identify the degree of people’s attitude about the Sri Lanka Cricket ii) to examine the perception of the people about Sri Lankan Cricket after 2011World Cup (WC). Hence, this study was based on three predictions namely; i) there is a negative correlation between beliefs and attitudes towards Cricket (H1), ii) t...
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As the most popular and widely spreader sport in Sri Lanka, it was selected the particular topic titled ‘factored affecting people’s attitude towards Cricket: with special reference Kandy Secretariat Division’. At the point of hosting the Sri Lanka team in the final match of widely spread some disappointment among the Cricket spectators and other i...
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This paper discusses the influence of past experience on sport participation of university system in Sri Lanka, (with special reference the University of Kelaniya). In making a review of sport participation of undergraduates it was noted that there is a regular decline over past period. Hence, the focal problem was why such an unpleasant situation...
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This paper discusses the influence of past experience on sport participation of university system in Sri Lanka, (with special reference the University of Kelaniya). In making a review of sport participation of undergraduates it was noted that there is a regular decline over past period. Hence, the focal problem was why such an unpleasant situation...
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Universities are predominantly engaged in two activities: teaching and research. Teaching is defined as dissemination of knowledge and research is defined as generating knowledge. Both activities are equally important. There is lot of criticism from several quarters on the passive role played by the universities in Sri Lanka with regard to teaching...
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The University spends annually a considerable amount of their funds for the development of sport facilities. The amount spent on sport facilities has to be evaluated by comparing total spent with the number of students participating sporting activities. This condition indicates a verity of indicators. The administrators’ states that the students ar...
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As the same as the people in the Asian region Sri Lankan in culture are basically group oriented as well as process oriented, and enough supportive evidence can be found throughout the written Sri Lankan history. the year 1505 which the year began to colonization Sri Lanka can be defined as the turning point of cultural values and belief of Sri Lan...
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The study aims at finding some solution for small but un-solving and cumulative problems through participative management. Since, finding the causes for problems are difficult and also because it needs some logical ways or methodologies, the problem solving has become a complicated matter today. Hence, problem solving parties are busy with routing...
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Inefficiency and low productivity in government sector organizations have become topics being critically discussed at forums in various level at present and therefore there was a trend during the last two decades to launch initiatives to privatize government organizations for improving its efficiencies. As successive governments have not identifies...
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Expansion of the boundaries of human knowledge is the key to enhance the quality of civilization. Knowledge results in system. Systems, in turn, make better environments where human beings could maintain high standards of life. We all are aware of the famous saying of Munidasa Kumarathunga, the renowned Grammarian of Sinhala language and patriotic,...
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Japanese transplant in Sri Lanka have been in growing for several years, which use Japanese Management Practice to manage those companies. It is also observed that the Japanese Management Practices are adopted by other Sri Lankan organizations as well. In such a context, it is important to test the degree of integration of those practices by Sri La...

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people use different types of definitions for sustainability. some of them are seams to be description rather than definitions. is that definition = description?
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I would like to discuss the concepts of five human senses, ROS, sensory spectrum, demographic factors and recreation experience preferences

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Share knowledge regarding important web sites which are useful for the academicians.
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Create an interactive environment through new electronic devices and technologies, and the presence of a variety of sources of information and experience. Not to attend the same location through distance learning, and this is one of the most important goals of e-learning. In times of corona virus isolation, the educational process should not "suffer" and we should not lack contacts with students and colleagues.