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“Yala” – The Home of The Wild

Jul 13th, 2012 | By

A trip to the Yala National park in Sri Lanka  is much more than seeing animals at close range but an experience of its life in a natural wild habitat. These photographs are about the beauty and the vast expanse of this home of the wild.

Yesterday’s tools, tomorrow’s battles.

Jul 6th, 2012 | By

Many corporate leaders armed with yesterday’s business experience are so engrossed in solving today’s issues are failing to see the new emerging challenges. Just 5 years ago, who would have seen the end of the “colour film roll” that defined photography? Technology is rapidly changing the market dynamics of the new generation. However, many products
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5S is Easy

Jul 4th, 2012 | By

It is a simple system to manage your day to day activities at home, school or workplace so that you use your time and resources effectively and efficiently.  The poster below is a simple illustration on what 5S is. When translated into Singhala it can be termed as 5su, (pahasu)  which also means “easy”.  

Implementing ISO9000 Quality Management systems

Jul 3rd, 2012 | By

The first step for a successful implementation of an ISO 9000 based quality management system is for the top Management to clearly understand what it could offer the organization. Whilst there may not be any doubts about the value of an effective Quality Management system, there could be a question on the value of certification
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Barriers to Learning English as a second Language

Jun 12th, 2012 | By

“Language is the garment of thought” –Dr Samual Johnson. Learning to speak fluently and communicate with confidence also opens up new opportunities in new fields of communication, art, commerce and IT. A good command of a universal language makes expressing thoughts and exchanging ideas easier and enjoyable. It can start to breakdown economic and social
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Marketing on the Internet

May 22nd, 2012 | By

Information Technology has led to a fundamental change in the way products and services are marketed globally. It has helped Companies and nations to take a proactive role in searching for customers worldwide and also make it easier for customers to find suppliers. It has helped companies to be efficient in all aspects of global
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Planning for disaster risk reduction

May 20th, 2012 | By

Whether you live in a town or in a village environment, you and your family can be vulnerable and at risk disaster due to various hazards or threats, both manmade and natural. However, the impact that leads to disaster will depend on the capacity of the family or the community to reduce the risk of disaster. In order to avoid disaster, each family
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ISO14000 Environmental Management

May 11th, 2012 | By

ISO14000 –Sustainable Environmental Management System Sustainable Environmental Management – Is it a burden, a responsibility or good business sense? We expect the environment that we live in, including the air that we breathe and the water that we drink, to be clean. Yet protecting that Environment is usually “someone else’s problem” till it starts to
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Social Accountability and corporate Responsibility

May 10th, 2012 | By

“Social Accountability”- conformance to SA8000 Standards to effectively compete in the global market. What is SA8000? Social accountability standards SA8000 is an internationally recognized measure of compliance with reference to good practice in human resource management and focuses mainly on following areas for compliance. 1.      Child labour 2.      Wages and compensation 3.      Disciplinary action 4.      Discrimination 5.      Forced labour 6.      Freedom
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Information Security Management

May 8th, 2012 | By

Many organizations do not realize the real value of its information assets till it faces an information security disaster. Information assets stored in paper form, computer or as employee knowledge and expertise will face various threats due to the degrees of vulnerability. Damage through fire, loss, theft or acquisition by competitors can threaten the very
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