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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
Email sriya.kumarasinghe@otago.ac.nz

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.

  Teaching

  • 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

Affiliations

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

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Publications

Jayasiri, N. K., Kumarasinghe, S., & Pandey, R. (2017). Integrated reporting in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Performance Measurement Association Australasia (PMAA) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/pmaa-2017/index.html

Vithessonthi, C., & Kumarasinghe, S. (2016). Financial development, international trade integration, and stock market integration: Evidence from Asia. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 35, 79-92. doi: 10.1016/j.mulfin.2016.03.001

Kumarasinghe, S. (2015, August). Governance, responsibility, and accountability under kings' control in ancient Ceylon. Verbal presentation at the Eighth Accounting History International Conference (8AHIC), Ballarat, Australia.

Ulluwishewa, R., & Kumarasinghe, S. (2014). Spirituality and sustainable development. In D. Hill (Ed.), Proceedings of the Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network (DevNet) Conference. (pp. 19). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago. [Abstract]

Kumarasinghe, S. (2014). Governance, responsibility, and accountability under Kings' control in Ancient Ceylon [Extended abstract]. In D. M. W. K. Dissanayake, S. Nanayakkara, J. M. S. B. Jayasundara, O. Chandasiri, D. T. Mendis, R. P. I. R. Prasanna, … R. M. Mahinda (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Research Symposium: Exploring Heritage for Social Challenge. Mihintale, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. [Abstract]

Authored Book - Research

Kumarasinghe, S. (2011). Cultural contingencies on performance: Empirical findings from business organizations in Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand. LAP Lambert Academic, 122p.

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Journal - Research Article

Vithessonthi, C., & Kumarasinghe, S. (2016). Financial development, international trade integration, and stock market integration: Evidence from Asia. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 35, 79-92. doi: 10.1016/j.mulfin.2016.03.001

Hui, L., Hoshino, Y., Kumarasinghe, S., & Mohamad, N. (2012). Entry mode, corporate characteristics and profitability of foreign companies in Japan. Elixir, 51, 11008-11018.

Bano, S., Kumarasinghe, S., & Tang, Y. P. (2011). Comparative economic performance and stock market performance: Some evidence from the Asia-Pacific region. Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, 3(1), E7. doi: 10.5296/ajfa.v3i1.716

Kumarasinghe, S., & Willett, R. (2010). What can management accounting practitioners and academics do to improve risk measurement and forewarn impending financial crises? Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Journal, 5(2), 1-10.

Kumarasinghe, S., & Hoshino, Y. (2010). The role and perceptions of middle managers and their influence on business performance: The case of Sri Lanka. International Business Research, 3(4), 3-16.

Kumarasinghe, S., & Hoshino, Y. (2009). Entry mode strategies and performance of Japanese MNCs in Australia and New Zealand: The role of Japanese employees. Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, 1(1), 87-105.

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Journal - Research Other

Kumarasinghe, S. (2011). A counting history [Viewpoint]. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 24(1), 132.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Jayasiri, N. K., Kumarasinghe, S., & Pandey, R. (2017). Integrated reporting in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Performance Measurement Association Australasia (PMAA) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/pmaa-2017/index.html

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Ulluwishewa, R., & Kumarasinghe, S. (2014). Spirituality and sustainable development. In D. Hill (Ed.), Proceedings of the Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network (DevNet) Conference. (pp. 19). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago. [Abstract]

Kumarasinghe, S. (2014). Governance, responsibility, and accountability under Kings' control in Ancient Ceylon [Extended abstract]. In D. M. W. K. Dissanayake, S. Nanayakkara, J. M. S. B. Jayasundara, O. Chandasiri, D. T. Mendis, R. P. I. R. Prasanna, … R. M. Mahinda (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Research Symposium: Exploring Heritage for Social Challenge. Mihintale, Sri Lanka: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. [Abstract]

Kumarasinghe, S. (2014). Heritage museums and sustainable tourism in New Zealand: Some applications for post-war Sri Lanka. In I. Gunasekara, T. Wickramaarachchi, B. S. Dissanayake, P. Embuldeniya & D. Liyanage (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on the Future Museum: An Asian Perspective. (pp. 98-99). Sri Lanka: Centre for Asian Studies, University of Kelaniya. [Abstract]

Kumarasinghe, S., & Hoshino, Y. (2009). Entry-mode strategies and performance in Japanese MNCs in Australia and New Zealand: The role of Japanese employees in the host country. Proceedings of the Performance Measurement Association (PMA) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.pma.otago.ac.nz/pma-cd/papers/PMA_abstracts.pdf

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Kumarasinghe, S. (2015, August). Governance, responsibility, and accountability under kings' control in ancient Ceylon. Verbal presentation at the Eighth Accounting History International Conference (8AHIC), Ballarat, Australia.

Kumarasinghe, S. (2014, November). Governance, Responsibility, and Accountability under Kings' Control in Ancient Ceylon. Verbal presentation at the International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR): Mapping the territory for CSR, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Will, M., Horwath, C., Kumarasinghe, S., & Hoshino, Y. (2013, November). Corporate social responsibility disclosures and performance in Japanese companies. Verbal presentation at the Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association (APMAA) 9th Annual Conference: Challenges for Management Accounting: Issues in Theory and Practices, Nagoya, Japan.

Hui, L., Hoshino, Y., & Kumarasinghe, S. (2010, July). Analysis on profitability of entry mode and corporate characteristics of foreign companies in Japan. Verbal presentation at the 18th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting and Management, Beijing, China.

Bano, S., Kumarasinghe, S., & Tang, Y. P. (2010, November). Comparative economic performance and stock market performance: Do they tell the same story? Verbal presentation at the 27th Euro-Asia Management Studies Association (EAMSA) Conference, Delhi, India.

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Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Kumarasinghe, S., & Hoshino, Y. (2009). Entry mode strategies and performance of Japanese MNCs in Australia and New Zealand: The role of Japanese employees [Working Paper Series: No. 4]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Accountancy and Business Law Department, University of Otago. 14p.

Kumarasinghe, S. (2009). Japanese women writers and their influence towards the evolution of modern Japanese society [Working Paper Series: No. 13]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Accountancy and Business Law Department, University of Otago. 14p.

Kumarasinghe, S., & Willett, R. (2009). What can management accounting practitioners and academics do to improve risk measurement and forewarn of impending financial crises? [Working Paper Series: No. 17]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Accountancy & Business Law Department, University of Otago. 8p.

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Other Research Output

Bano, S., Kumarasinghe, S., Tang Y. P. (2010, October). Comparative economic performance and stock market performance: Do they tell the same story? Accountancy & Business Law Department Seminar, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Department Seminar].

Kumarasinghe, S. (2007) Foreseen Tomorrow in New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies 9 (1), 159-161. [Poetry].

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Awarded Doctoral Degree

Kumarasinghe, E. A. D. C. S. (2012). Cultural contingencies on performance: Empirical findings from business organizations in Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand (PhD). Aichi University, Nagoya, Japan.

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