Abstract: The objective of this study is to explore the level of interaction through measuring the workplace interaction among the Sinhalese and the muslims in Moneragala which is one of the 25 administrative districts in Sri Lanka. The Moneragala District consists of two major religions, Buddhism and Islam, forming two religious communities living side by side in a few traditional villages, namely Bakinigahawela, Godigamuwa, Kanulwela and Medagama. This is an ethno-religious study of workplace interaction among the Sinhalese and the muslims in the said location and the workplace interaction has been prepared as an indicator in order to measure the level of interaction among them. This was measured through a questionnaire survey on a total of one hundred respondents were drawn from the Sinhalese and the Muslims. The samples together with the above mentioned indicator showed that the Sinhalese and the Muslims in Moneragala were having positive workplace interaction. Therefore, the significance of the study lies mainly showing the level of interaction among the Sinhalese and the Muslims in Moneragala area.
Ahamed Sarjoon Razick, Kamarudin Salleh, Ahmad Sunawari Long and Khaidzir Hj. Ismail, 2016. Workplace Interaction among the Sinhalese (Buddhists) and the Muslims in Sri Lanka. International Business Management, 10: 1668-1671.