Dr.Pavithra Kailasapathy 

Dr.Pavithra Kailasapathy 

Senior Lecturer – Grade I [PhD (Melb), MSBA (UMass-Amherst), MS in HRM (New School), Cr Cert in OD (New School), BBA (Colombo), CTHE (Colombo), AMIPM (SL)]

PUBLICATIONS:

 

  • Kailasapathy, P. & Jayakody, J. A. S. K. (2017) Does leadership matter? Leadership styles, family supportive supervisor behaviour and work interference with family conflict. International Journal of Human Resource Management. DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2016.1276091
  • Adikaram, A. & Kailasapathy, P. (2017 forthcoming). Women in IT in Sri Lanka: Careers and Challenges. In K. Broadbent, G. Strachan and G. Healy (Eds.), Gender and the  Professions: International and Contemporary  Perspectives. UK: Routledge
  • Sutha, J., Kailasapathy, P., & Jayakody, J.A.S.K. (2016). The effect of perceived organizational support on employees’ intention to participate in non-mandatory training in Sri Lankan business organizations, International Journal of Business and Management Studies, 5(2), 391-412.
  • Sutha, J., Kailasapathy, P., & Jayakody, J.A.S.K. (2016). Integrated theoretical model for employees’ intention to participate in non-mandatory trainings. International Journal of Business and Management, 11(11), 139-155.
  • De Silva, M & Kailasapathy, P. (2016) Employee engagement through HRM practices: The impact of organisational support and individual differences. Sri Lankan Journal of Management, 21(1), 123-158.
  • Thennakoon, D. & Kailasapathy, P. (2015). Integration of the Rational, political and justice models of performance appraisals: The case of the Sri Lankan public sector. Sri Lankan Journal of Management, 20(3&4), 1-27.
  • Strachan, G., Adikaram, A., & Kailasapathy, P. (2015). Gender (In)Equality in South Asia: Problems, Prospects and Pathways. South Asian Journal of Human Resources Management, 2(1), 1-11. DOI: 10.1177/2322093715580222
  • Kailasapathy, P. (November – December 2013). Looking after your employees makes business sense. Editorial. Management Digest, 4.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (November – December 2013). Work to live? Live to work? Management  Digest, 40-42.
  • Perera, A. & Kailasapathy, P. (2013). Emotional labour and work-family interference conflict of front-line employees. Sri Lankan Journal of Management, 18(1&2), 1-
  • Kailasapathy, P. (September – October 2013). Pengalin pangalippukalum athan savaalukalum (Women’s contributions and their challenges, Tamil). Thayaham, 83,39-41.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (August 2013). Wither HRM?: The future of human resource management profession. Management Digest, 14-16.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (2013). Work-family conflict in Sri Lanka: The case of dual-earner couples. In S. Ranasinghe and A. Dharmasiri (Eds.), HR Challenge: Dynamics of  value creation and competitiveness through people (pp. 167-202). Colombo: Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (2013). An introduction to work-family conflict. HRM Perspectives, 124-145.
  • Kailasapathy, P., & Metz, I. (2012). Work-family conflict in Sri Lanka: Negotiations of exchange relationships in family and at work. Journal of Social Issues,   68(4), 790-813. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-4560.2012.01776.x.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (2012). Book review. Dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace: A guide to employers and employees. HRM Perspectives. A journal published by the Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (2004). Business Administration (Tamil translation). A collection of classical and modern work by Western management gurus. Co-Editor. Published by Center for Policy Alternatives, Colombo.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (May 16, 2002). Human Resource Management and Outsourcing. Daily News, p. 15.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (April 10, 2002). Future of Human Resource Management. Daily News, p. 13

TECHNICAL REPORT:

  • Brown, M., Kraimer, M.L., Bratton, V., & Kailasapathy, P. (2006). Employees’ Reactions   to the Performance Appraisal System. Feedback Report to RACV, Melbourne,    Australia.
  • Report of the Study on Salary Restructuring of Colombo Dockyard PLC. (2010) Report to Colombo Dockyard Ltd.

 CONFERENCE/SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS:

  • Nishanthi, H. M. & Kailasapathy, P. (2016, December). Impact of protean career orientation on employee commitment. A paper presented at the 40th IASTEM International Conference. Malaysia.
  • Adikaram, A. & Kailasapathy, P. (2016, October). Women in IT in Sri Lanka: Balancing work and family. Extended abstract presented at the Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo.
  • Wijewantha, P. & Kailasapathy, P. (2016, September). Developing global leaders thorough transformational Leadership. Paper presented at the 1st Global Conference on Human Resource Management, Indonesia at Satya Wacana Christian University in Salatiga, Indonesia.
  • Perera, C. & Kailasapathy, P. (2016, June). The role of occupational role salience and value of Self-enhancement on work-to-family conflict among dual-earner couples in Sri Lanka, A paper presented at the Work and Family Researchers Network       Conference, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Sutha, J., Kailasapathy, P., & Jayakody, J.A.S.K. (June 2016). The effect of perceived organizational support on employees’ intention to participate in non-mandatory training: The role of career motivation. A paper presented at the Canadian-American Conference for Academic Disciplines, organized by International Journalof Arts and Sciences held at Ryerson University’s International Learning Center at Toronto, Canada.
  • Perera, C. & Kailasapathy, P. (2016, February). The role of occupational role salience and value of achievement on work-to-family conflict among dual-earner couples in SriLanka, A paper presented at the Annual Research Session 2015, Sabragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (2015, October). Employer preference: The case of Generation Y.Extended abstract presented at the Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo.
  • Wijewantha, P. & Kailasapathy, P. (2015, May). Global leadership development through transformational leadership and psychological empowerment: A study in multinational companies in Sri Lanka. A paper presented at the 2nd Global Conference on IHRM organized and held at Pennsylvania State University, USA.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (2014, June). A study of work-family conflict in Sri Lanka: The role of exchange relationships, gender and gender role ideology. A paper presented at the Work and Family Researchers Network conference, New York, USA.
  • Jayasinghe, C. B. & Kailasapathy, P. (2012, December). A model of employee engagement for service organisations. A paper presented at the 12th International Human Resource Management Conference, India.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (2012, August). Gender and leadership: The case of presidential election Extended abstract presented at the Annual Research Symposium 2012,University of Colombo.
  • Perera, A., & Kailasapathy, P. (2011, December). Emotional Labour and Work-Family Interference: The case of SriLankan Airlines Front line Employees. A paper presented at the 6th International Research Conference on Management & Finance, University of Colombo.
  • Kailasapathy, P., & Metz, I. (2011, August). Work-family conflict in Sri Lanka: Negotiations of exchange relationships in family and at work. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • Chinnaiyah S., & Kailasapathy, P. (2010). An exploratory study on human resource policies and practices adopted for persons with disabilities by private sector organisations in Sri Lanka. A paper presented at the International Conference on Business and Information 2010, University of Kelaniya.
  • Kailasapathy, P., Metz, I., & Kraimer, M. (2008, August). A study of work-family conflict: The role of exchange relationships and gender. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Anaheim, California, USA.
  • Kailasapathy, P. (2003). Culture and Management: The case of USA. Paper presented at the seminar on Americanization, Japanization or a Sri Lankan Model of Management, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Gunesekere, V., & Kailasapathy, P. (2002). An examination of a ‘Good Manager’: Employees’ perception and managers’ behavior. Paper presented at the First Annual Research Session, Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo, Colombo.

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