Human Resource Management Research

Human Resource Management Research is a peer-reviewed journal that provides a specialized academic medium and important reference for the encouragement and dissemination of research and practice in human resource management research. It is a research journal that aims to provide a forum for the exploration of issues and experiences relating to employment studies and people management in organizational teams.

Ramudu Bhanugopan

Editorial Board Member of Human Resource Management Research

Lecturer, School of Business Charles Sturt University, Australia

Research Areas

Cross Cultural Management, Training and Development


Ph.DAnnamalai University
M.PhilAnnamalai University
M.ComAnnamalai University


2009-presentLecturer in Management, School of Business, Charles Sturt University
2005-2008International Program Coordinator, International School of Business Charles Sturt University
1998-2004Lecturer in Management, Department of Business studies, PNG University of Technology

Publications: Journals

[1]  Aladwan, K., Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. J. (2013) "A review of Human Resource Management practices in the context of Jordanian organisations" International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 6 (1) (in press).
[2]  Carlisle. J., Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. J. (2012) "Latent factor structures affecting the occupational profile construct of training needs analysis scale" International Journal of Human Resource Management (Accepted for publication)
[3]  Carlisle. J., Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. J. (2011) "Managing training needs of Nurses in Australia: Review of current practices and future research agenda" Journal of European Industrial Training, 7 (35).(In press)
[4]  Williams J., Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. J. (2011) "Localization of Human Resources in the State of Qatar" Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern issues, 4(3)(in press)
[5]  Bhanugopan, R., and Fish, A. J. (2009) "Achieving Graduate Employability through Consensus in a South Pacific Island Nation", Education & Training-An International Journal, 51(2), 108-123. Cited by 3
[6]  Fish, A. J., Bhanugopan, R. and Cogin, J. (2008) "Value Orientations as Predictors of Cultural and Business Impact: Individual Suitability for Cross-Border Assignments", Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal; 15 (1): 30-48.cited by 1(new scale validated)
[7]  Bhanugopan, R and Fish, A. J. (2008) "The impact of business crime on expatriate quality of work-life in Papua New Guinea", Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 46 (1): 68-84. Cited by 1
[8]  Fish, A. J. and Bhanugopan, R. (2008) "Personal Wellbeing and Intercultural Interaction Interventions for Cross-Border Adjustment: Investigation of Construct Validity using Structural Equation Modelling", Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 15 (3): 244-263.
[9]  Bhanugopan, R and Fish A J (2007) "Replacing expatriates with local managers: an exploratory investigation into obstacles to localization in a developing country". Human Resource Development International, 10, 365-381(Cited by 2)(new scale validated)
[10]  Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. (2006) "An Empirical Investigation of Job Burnout among Expatriates", Personnel Review, 35(4). (Citations 18)
[11]  Bhanugopan, R. (2004) "Perceptions on quality customer service in Hospitality Industry in PNG: An Evaluation." Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 9 (2) 177-187.
[12]  Bhanugopan, R. (2002)"Total Quality Management in Papua New Guinea: A Survey of Current Practices", The TQM Magazine, 14, 120-126. (Cited by 3)
[13]  Bhanugopan, R.(2001) "Tourism in Papua New Guinea: Strategies for Success", Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 6, ( 2) 47-50 (Cited by 2 )
[14]  Bhanugopan, R. (1996)"Child Labour in India: An Unextirpated Social Affliction", The Journal of Rural Economy, Vol.XXXX11.No7 , 22-4

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  Williams J., Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. J. (2011) " Managing Localization of human resources in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries" American Academy of Management Annual Conference (AOM), (World leading conference in Management) August 12-16 2011.
[2]  Shanker L.R., Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. J. (2011) "Transformational-Transactional Leadership Styles on Organizational Climate for Innovation in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Industry in Malaysia, International Conference on organizational innovation, 27-29 July, 2011, Malaysia
[3]  Aladwan, K., Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. J. (2011) "Integrating Western HRM Practices in Jordanian Organisations: The constraints and potential for convergence" Australian New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA), April 28-30, 2011, Melbourne, Australia.
[4]  Carlisle, J. and Bhanugopan, R. (2010) "Training needs of Nurses in Australia: A review of current practices and research agenda" Australia New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM) 8-10th Dec 2010.
[5]  Ramasamy, A. and Bhanugopan, R. (2010) ", An investigation into the management education and Human Resource training in Papua New Guinea" UNESCO-APEID 14th International Conference on Human Resource Development Bangkok, Thailand October 24-26
[6]  Carlisle. J., Bhanugopan, R. and Fish, A. J. (2010) "Training needs of Nurses in Australia: A review of current practices and research agenda" 21st International Networking Healthcare Education conference, University of Cambridge September 7-9 2010 (Virtually presented)
[7]  Fish, A. J. and Bhanugopan. R, (2008) "Employers' and Students' Perceptions of Job Fit in China: A Structural Equation Model Assessment of Employability Dimensions", International Association of Chinese Management Research 2008 Annual Conference, The Olympic Spirit in Chinese Management Research, Guangzhou, China, June 19-22. (new scale validated)
[8]  Fish, A. and Bhanugopan, R. and Cogin.J (2007) "Value Orientations and the Selection of Cross-Border Managers: An Investigation of Construct Validity using Structural Equation Modelling", International Human Resource Management Conference (IHRM), June 12-15, Tallin, Estonia. ISBN 978-9985-9342-8-9, Tallinn, Estonia; June 12-15. (Editors-Benson, P. G., Mahajan, A., Alas, R., & Oliver, R. L.)
[9]  Fish, A.J. and Bhanugopan, R. (2005) "Personal Well-being And Intercultural Interaction Interventions For Cross-Border Manager Adjustment: Investigation Of Construct Validity Using Structural Equation Modelling", International Human Resource Management Conference (IHRM), June 14-17, Cairns, Australia.
[10]  Bhanugopan, R and Gimiseve, J.(2004) "Entrepreneurship in Papua New Guinea: Empirical Evidence of Business Foundation by Women". SAM/IFSAM Congress 5-7 July, Goteborg Sweden.
[11]  Bhanugopan, R and Gimiseve, J.(2003) "Career Prospects in the Public Sector: The perceptions of undergraduate University Students". Institute of Public Administration, Australia, National Conference, Brisbane, Australia
[12]  Bhanugopan, R and Gimiseve .J (2003)"Technology Management Education: Strategies for Success", National Conference on Education, University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea. July 6-9
[13]  Bhanugopan, R and Kugam .T (2002), "Business Crimes in Papua New Guinea: Antecedents and Consequences", Huon Conference, Lae, Papua New Guinea.
[14]  Bhanugopan, R and Sauna. R (2002), "State Trading Corporation: An Organizational Network Model ", Huon Conference, Lae Papua New Guinea. June 24-29
[15]  Bhanugopan, R and Kugam .T (2001) "Whistle blowing and Work Place Ethics in Papua New Guinea" Leadership Seminar, PNG Parliament, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. November 12.

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Fish, A. J., Cogin, J and Bhanugopan, R. Cogin, J., (2011) "Individual Value orientations and the Selection of Suitable Cross-Cultural Managers, Emerging themes of International management of human resources, Information Age publishing, North Carolina
[2]  Bhanugopan, R. (1999) " Localization of Human Resources in Papua New Guinea: A Pragmatic Model", Scientific and Technology Research in Papua New Guinea PNG University Technology Publications