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Great Manager Awards launched in Sri Lanka


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John Keells JayKay Marketing CEO Charitha Subasinghe, Colombo Leadership Academy CEO Riaz Hassen, Moderator AIA Insurance Senior Manager T&D Niranjalli Wickramasinghe, Great Manager Awards President Akhilesh Mandal, Hatton National Bank PLC CHRO/DGM HR Chiranthi Cooray and INSEE Cement Director Organization and Human Resources Prasad Piyadigama



The Great Manager Awards aims to identify, assess, recognize and benchmark great managers in the corporate sector. By bringing nominees together on to a level playing field, the adjudicators will assess their management style, focus on results, execution, people management and leadership integrity to recognize the best and provide guidance for development. 
The aim is to find out what makes a great manager great, how an organisation’s managers stack up against industry peers, what they can learn from peer group companies and how to nurture more great managers leading to the development of a leadership ecosystem in the organisation. 
Nominees will be assessed for managerial effectiveness on a global research-based model known as R-OPTI. The focus will be on results, execution, people, team, organisations and leadership integrity with the survey and results audited by an esteemed advisory panel and faculty. Organisations and managers can benchmark best practices, receive recommendations for improvement of leadership effectiveness and identify key competencies of managerial talent.
The awards are conferred by The Great Manager Awards, a global human resource management consulting body committed to improving performance capabilities and business acumen of partner organisations. The Great Manager Awards programme launch in Sri Lanka is powered by the Colombo Leadership Academy and People Business, a premier leadership coaching and executive education facility with top conglomerate clients.  “Our focus is on inspiring organisations and more importantly, individuals to nurture effective leadership skills and to develop a leadership ecosystem that drives high performance,” said Colombo Leadership Academy Director and CEO Riaz Hassen.
“So it’s very exciting to partner with the Great Manager Awards to recognize high performers. This will set the ideal benchmark for recognizing individuals with great leadership and management skills and the companies that have nurtured 
such individuals.”
The awards will be given in two categories. The main category is for Great Managers, which will recognize leaders across industries and organisations. The second will recognize Companies with Great Managers, which will recognize and award companies with great managerial quotient. 
Registration for the Great Manager Awards closes on June 30, 2017. 


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