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Hazel Melanie Ramos

Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning, FASS); Associate Professor in Industrial/Organisational Psychology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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  • workRoom EA38 Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih, Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia
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Biography

Dr Hazel Melanie Ramos is an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. She is he school's Senior Tutor and Director for Teaching. Hazel is also programme manager for the MSc in Management Psychology. Hazel completed her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines Diliman, followed by an MA in Psychology major in Counseling at the Ateneo De Manila University in the Philippines. She completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology also at Ateneo de Manila University on the life experiences of adolescents with chronic life threatening illness. In 2012, she obtained her Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) from the University of Nottingham. Hazel is a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and a member of various associations suchas the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychologists, International Family Enterprise Research Academy, American Psychological Association (International Affiliate) and the Psychological Assocation of the Philippines.

Hazel has also worked as a researcher and volunteer for both industrial and clinical organizations. She is a volunteer psychologist for the Philippine Children's Medical Center's hospice programme where she help set up a play school for children undergoing cancer treatment. She also volunteered as a speaker/counselor for UGAT Foundation Inc. where she helped in programmes for migrant workers and teachers.

Hazel has taught several degree courses in psychology including organisational psychology, selection and training, experimental psychology, personality theories, research methods, and psychological testing. Hazel's wide research interest has led her to do research on several areas such as work family conflicts, work-life balance, stress and burnout among allied medical professionals, occupational health of migrant workers and psychological ownership in family firms. Hazel also does research in the areas of internationalisation of family firms as well as expatriate adjustment.

Teaching Summary

  • Occupational Health Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Occupational Psychology
  • Research Methods

Research Summary

My current research interests include topics in occupational and occupational health psychology.Together with colleagues at UNMC, I am currently working on an ERGS funded research on health screening… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

My current research interests include topics in occupational and occupational health psychology.Together with colleagues at UNMC, I am currently working on an ERGS funded research on health screening and occupational health services among migrant workers in Malaysia. My other research interests include stress, coping and burnout among nurses and allied health professionals, Work-family conflict, expatriate adjustment as well as psychological ownership in family firms.

  • Healthy Workforce, Healthy Future: Health Screening and Occupational Health Services Among Migrant Workers in Malaysia- A Mapping Exercise (ERGS Funded Research)
  • Stress, Coping, and Burnout among Nurses
  • Work Family Conflict
  • Expatriate Adjustment
  • Psychological ownership among family and nonfamily employees

Past Research

In the past I have done research in the areas of clinical and counseling psychology as well as organizational psychology. Previous research that I have done included Organizational culture, goals and wellbeing, Coping among adolescents with chronic life threatening illness, Pain Management among chronic pain patients and compliance to medication among chronic hypertensive patients.

  • RAMOS, H.M, MUSTAFA, M. and HADDAD, A., 2017. Social support and expatriate spouses’ wellbeing: The mediating role ofcross-cultural adjustment International Journal of Employment Studies. (In Press.)
  • RAMOS, H.M., SIEW-CHEN,S and MUSTAFA, M, 2016. HR Practices and Organisational Commitment Among Non Family Employees in Family Firms: The Moderating Role of Organisational Tenure Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review. 12(1), 65-76
  • RAMOS, H.M., BUCK, W.P and ONG, S.L., 2016. The Influence of Family Ownership and Involvement on Chinese Family Firm Performance: A Systematic Literature Review International Journal of Management Practice: Special Issue on the Role of Context in Understanding Asian Family Firms. 9(4), 365-393
  • MUSTAFA, MICHAEL, SCHOLES, LOUISE, RAMOS, HAZEL MELANIE and MAN, THOMAS WING YAN MAN, 2016. Introduction to the Special Issue on the Role of Context in Understanding Asian Family Firms: Special Issue: The Role of Context in Understanding Asian Family Firms International Journal of Management Practice. 9(4), 333-343
  • RAMOS, H.M, MUSTAFA, M., PRIMACK, R. and CAMPOZ-ARCEIZ, A., 2016. What do conservation biologists think about their job and working conditions? Biological Conservation.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, FELIX D. FRANCIS and REUBEN VARUGHESE PHILLIP, 2015. Work life balance and quality of life among employees in Malaysia International Journal of Happiness and Development. 2(1), 38-51
  • SANTOS, A., RAMOS, H.M., RAMASAMY, G. and FERNANDES, C., 2015. Musculoskeletal Pain among Migrant Workers in the Malaysian Manufacturing Industry: The Impact of the Physical Environment, Workload and Work Patterns Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 23(2), 315-324
  • MUSTAFA, M. J., RAMOS, H. M and MAN, W-Y. T, 2015. Linking Psychological Ownership to Employee Extra-Role Behaviours in Small Overseas Chinese Family Businesses: Does Family Status Matter? Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies. 7(2), 129 - 147
  • BHAVESH PATEL, LORNE D BOOKER, HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and CHRIS BART, 2015. Mission statements and performance in non-profit organisations Corporate Governance: The international journal of business in society. 15(5), 759-774
  • MICHAEL MUSTAFA, ERIK LUNDMARK and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2015. Untangling the Relationship between Human Resource Management and Corporate Entrepreneurship: The Mediating Effect of Middle Managers’ Knowledge Sharing Entrepreneurship Research Journal. (In Press.)
  • MICHAEL MUSTAFA and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2015. Supporting Corporate Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Medium-sized Malaysian Family Firm In: International Family Enterprise Research Academy 2015 Conference, 29 June- 03 July 2015, Hamburg Institute of Family Owned Businesses, Hamburg Germany.
  • MICHAEL MUSTAFA, LOUISE SCHOLES, HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and STEPHEN CHEN, 2015. The Continued Internationalisation Modes of Small Family Firms: A Socio-emotional Wealth Perspective In: International Family Enterprise Research Academy 2015 Conference, 29 June- 03 July 2015, Hamburg Institute of Family Owned Businesses, Hamburg Germany.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, MICHAEL MUSTAFA and WILLIAM BUCK, 2015. The Influence of Family in Firm Performance Among Chinese Family Firms: A Critical Review In: International Family Enterprise Research Academy 2015 Conference, 29 June- 03 July 2015, Hamburg Institute of Family Owned Businesses, Hamburg Germany.
  • WAN HUSIN, WAN NURUL IZZA, SANTOS, ANGELI, RAMOS, HAZEL MELANIE and DZULKIFLI, MARIAM ADAWIAH, 2015. Emotional intelligence and personality predict the leadership practices of future Muslim leaders Online Journal of Islamic Education. 3, 1-10
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, THOMAS WING YAN MAN, MICHAEL MUSTAFA and ZUIE NG, 2014. Psychological Ownership in Small Family Firms: Family and Non-Family Employees' Work Attitudes and Behaviours Journal of Family Business Strategy. 5(3), 300-311
  • SANTOS, A., RAMOS, H., RAMASAMY, G. and FERNANDES, C., 2014. Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain in a sample of migrant workers in the manufacturing industry in Malaysia Public Health. 128(8), 759-761
  • WAN NURUL IZZA WAN HUSIN, ANGELI SANTOS and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2014. The incremental validity of emotional intelligence in predicting psychological well-being In: 2014 Asian Congress of Applied Psychology, 7-8 May 2014, Concorde Hotel, Singapore.
  • WAN NURUL IZZA WAN HUSIN, ANGELI SANTOS, HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and DZULKIFLI, M.A, 2014. Emotional intelligence and personality predict the leadership practices of future Muslim leaders In: 4th International Conference and Exhibition on Islamic Education (ICIEd2014) , 31 May to 2 June 2014, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and RONALD TEOH, 2014. The Moderating Effects of Personality on the Stress-Burnout Relationship: A Study among Nurses in Malaysia. In: European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology 2014 Conference, 14-16 April 2014 Birkbeck College, University of London, London, United Kingdom.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, MICHAEL MUSTAFA and THOMAS WING YAN MAN, 2014. Examining ownership feelings and extra-role behaviors in small overseas Chinese family firms: Does family status matter? In: International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) 2014 Annual Conference, 23-27 June 2014, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland.
  • MICHAEL MUSTAFA, HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and STEPHEN CHEN, 2014. Internationalisation Behaviour of Small Singaporean Family-firms: The negative influence of family specific factors In: International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) 2014 Annual Conference, 23-27 June 2014, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland.
  • ANDREW AU SOON KAY and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2014. A Study on the Relationship Between Role Overload, Job Satisfaction, and Intention to Leave, and the Moderating Effects of Personality Among Academicians of Higher Learning: Theme: "Globalization: Challenges and Perspectives from the Behavioral and Social Sciences" In: 2nd International Conference on Behavioral and Social Science Research,5-8 August 2014 Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Ipoh & Kampar Perak, Malaysia.
  • MICHAEL MUSTAFA, JOHN RICHARDS and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2013. Linking High Performance HR Practices to Corporate Entrepreneurship in Malaysia: The mediating role of knowledge donating and collecting Asian Academy of Management Journal. 18(2), 17-36
  • MUSTAFA, M. J, RAMOS, H.M and CHEN, S., 2013. Internationalisation Pathways of Small Singaporean Family Firms: A Socio-cultural Perspective International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business. 5(4), 290-311
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, FELIX D. FRANCIS and REUBEN VARUGHESE A/L PHILLIP, 2013. Work-Life Balance and Quality of Life Among Employees in Malaysia In: APA-NIOSH 2013 Conference on Work, Stress and Health, 16-19 May 2013, Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, CA.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, MICHAEL MUSTAFA, JASON TAN JIN LEONG and SUET FONG LAU, 2013. Occupational Stress, Coping and Wellbeing Among IT professionals in Malaysia In: APA-NIOSH 2013 Conference on Work, Stress and Health, 16-19 May 2013, Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, CA.
  • WAN NURUL IZZA WAN HUSIN, ANGELI SANTOS, HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and MOHAMAD SAHARI NORDIN, 2013. The place of emotional intelligence in the ‘intelligence’ taxonomy: Crystallized intelligence or fluid intelligence factor? Procedia: Social and Behavioural Sciences. 9, 214-223
  • WAN NURUL IZZA WAN HUSIN and ANGELI SANTOS, 2013. The Incremental Validity of Emotional Intelligence in Explaining Student Leadership In: 4th ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS) Congress. 86-87
  • ANGELI SANTOS, HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and GANDHI RAMASAMY, 2013. The Health and Well-being of Migrant Workers in Malaysia In: 4th ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS) Congress, 23-26 Oct 2013, Miriam College, Manila Philippines.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, ANGELI SANTOS and TAN SIEW LI, 2013. Stress Coping and Burnout Among Filipino Nurses In: 4th ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS) Congress, 23-26 Oct 2013, Miriam College, Manila Philippines.
  • ANGELI SANTOS, TIMOTHY HAYWARD and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2012. Organizational Culture, Work and Personal Goals as Predictors of Employee Wellbeing Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict. 16(1), 25-48
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, MICHAEL MUSTAFA and MICHELLE LEE CHIN CHIN, 2012. The moderating effects of personality on work-family conflicts and stress among Malaysian working parents International Journal of Management Practice. 5(3), 225-244
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, MICHAEL MUSTAFA and ZUIE NG, 2012. Psychological Ownership in Small Chinese Businesses In: International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) 2012 Conference, 26-29 June 2012, Bordeaux, France.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and ANISA RAE HADDAD, 2012. Cross-cultural adjustment, Social Support, and Wellbeing Among Internationally Relocated Expatriate Spouses.. In: A. JAIN, D. HOLLIS, N. ANDREOU and F. WEHRLE, eds., Proceedings of the 10th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference, 11-13 April 2012, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, ANGELI SANTOS, YUNBO PAN, SIEW LI TAN and KOK SIEN LEONG, 2012. Cross Cultural Comparison of Workplace Stress and Coping as predictors of Burnout Among Asian Nurses: A three Country Study. In: A. JAIN, D. HOLLIS, N. ANDREOU and F. WEHRLE, eds., Proceedings of the 10th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology Conference, 11-13 April 2012, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • MICHAEL MUSTAFA, MATHEW HUGHES and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2012. Enabling Corporate Entrepreneurship in Chinese Family Business In: International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) 2012 Conference, 26-29 June 2012, Bordeaux, France.
  • MICHAEL MUSTAFA and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2012. Committing for the long term: A values based perspective of family member commitment in small Indian family firms In: International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) 2012 Conference, 26-29 June 2012, Bordeaux, France.
  • WAN NURUL IZZA WAN HUSIN, ANGELI SANTOS, HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and MOHAMAD SAHARI NORDIN, 2012. Confirmatory factor analysis of an emotional intelligence scale Procedia: Social and Behavioural Sciences. (In Press.)
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, MICHAEL MUSTAFA and MICHELLE LEE CHIN CHIN, 2011. Work-Family Conflict and Stress: The moderating effect of personality among working parents in Malaysia In: APA-NIOSH Work, Stress and Health 2011 Conference.
  • MICHAEL MUSTAFA and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2011. The Family and the Firm: Exploring Values Among Malaysian Dynastic Family Businesses In: The 9th Biennial Conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology The 9th Biennial Conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology 9th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and ANGELI SANTOS, 2010. Stress, Coping, and Burnout Among Chinese Nurses In: 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2010. Coping with chronic life threatening illness: The Filipino adolescent’s experience. In: 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology.
  • VESPER FE MARIE RAMOS, MARIA LOURDES LLANEZA RAMOS and HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2010. Psychogenic nonepileptic "seizures" or "attacks"?: It's not just semantics: Attacks Neurology.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, ANGELI SANTOS and YUNBO PAN, 2009. Stress, Coping and Burnout Among Chinese Nurses In: APA-NIOSH Work, Stress and Health 2009 Conference.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS and VESPER FE MARIE RAMOS, 2007. Antihypertensive Medication Taking Behavior Among Filipino Rural Workers. Murmurs. Manila Foundation For The Lay Education of Heart Diseases.
  • HAZEL MELANIE RAMOS, 2006. Undaunted Warriors: The Experiences of Adolescents with Chronic Life Threatening Illness In: Psychological Association of the Philippines 2006 Annual Convention.

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