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Dr Sriyalatha Kumarasinghe

Sriya Kumarasinghe photographLecturer
BSc PGDip Econ MBA (Sri Lanka) MSc PhD (Japan)

Tel 64 3 479 8120
Office CO 3.34

Sriyalatha Kumarasinghe joined the staff at the Department in 2007.  She has been teaching for more than 18 years, first at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in Sri Lanka, thereafter at the University of Tsukuba, Japan where she was a graduate researcher.  She completed her PhD in Performance Management at Aichi University, Japan in 2012.  She also worked in the private sector as an executive director before joining the University of Otago.


  • Convenor ACCT307
  • ACCT222

Research interests

  • Japanese management and management accounting
  • Organisational behaviour and performance management
  • Entry mode strategies and performance of multinational enterprises
  • Business ethics, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility


  • Euro-Asia management Studies Association (EAMSA)
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)
  • International Association for Asian Heritage (IAAH)