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Nags Ramamoorthy

Professor of Management

Phone: 281-275-8857


Nags Ramamoorthy

Dr. Nagarajan Ramamoorthy received his PhD in Business and Management from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland at College Park. He currently is a Professor of Management in the School of Business Administration at the University of Houston-Victoria.

Dr. Ramamoorthy has taught a variety of courses in the management discipline at both the undergraduate and graduate level. He spent a semester at the University of National and World Economy in Bulgaria as a Fulbright Scholar. He has lectured at the University of Limerick and the Irish Management Institute in Dublin, the University of Applied Sciences in Austria, and the AMRITA School of Business in India. He also received the University's Research and Scholarly Excellence Award in 2008, and the Distinguished Service Award in 2009.

His research interests are focused on international and comparative management. He has published his research in leading journals including Human Relations, British Journal of Management, Journal of International Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Creativity and Innovation Management Journal, among others. Additionally, he has presented his research at several national and international conferences including the Academy of Management Annual Conference, International Congress of Applied Psychology, Dutch HRM Network Conferences, the British Academy of Management Conference, and more.

Dr. Ramamoorthy currently serves on several editorial boards including the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology in the UK, the Irish Journal of Management in Ireland, Current Issues of Business and Law in Lithuania, and the Fulbright Peer Review Board.

Academic Background

  • Ph.D.B.M - University of Maryland, Human Resource Management, minor in Strategic Management, 1996
  • M.B.A. - Xavier Labor Relations Institute, Human Resource Management, 1986
  • M.A. - University of Madras, Economics, 1982
  • B.A. - University of Madras, Economics, 1980

Academic Experience

  • Professor of Management, University of Houston - Victoria (2009 - Now)
  • Associate Professor of Management, University of National and World Economy (2008 - 2009)
  • Associate Professor of Management, UHV (2005 - 2009)
  • Assistant Professor of Management & Chair, Management & Marketing Department School of Business , UHV (2002 - 2005)
  • Assistant Professor, School of Business, Marymount University (1998 - 2001)
  • Visiting Faculty, School of Business, Howard University (1997 - 1998)
  • Lecturer, College of Business and Management, University of Maryland (1997)
  • Instructor, College of Business & Management, University of Maryland (1992 - 1996)

Courses Taught at UHV

  • BUSI 6351 - Business and Society
  • HCAD 4353 - Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 3303 - Principles of Management
  • MGMT 4311 - Human Resources Management
  • MGMT 4312 - Staffing
  • MGMT 4313 - Compensation
  • MGMT 4318 - Organizational Theory and Development
  • MGMT 4320 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 4322 - Strategy and the Business Environment
  • MGMT 6300 - Compensation
  • MGMT 6300 - Selected Topics in Management
  • MGMT 6351 - Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 6353 - Management of Diversity in Organizations
  • MGMT 6369 - International Business Strategy
  • MGMT 6372 - Organizational Theory and Development
  • MGMT 6374 - Human Resources Management
  • MGMT 6377 - International Management
  • NURS 6317 - Human Resources Management in Healthcare

Selected Research

  • Kulkarni, Subodh, Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, (2014). Intra-firm transfer of best practices in moral reasoning: A conceptual framework Business Ethics: A European Review
  • Kulkarni, Subodh, Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, (2011). Leader-Member Exchange, Subordinate Stewardship and Hierarchical Governance International Journal Of Human Resource Management
  • Cloninger, Peggy A. Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, Flood, Patrick, (2011). The Influence of Equity, Equality and Gender on Citizenship Behaviors (OCBs) Sam Advanced Management Journal
  • Kulkarni, Subodh, Hudson, Tim, Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, Marchev, Jr., Angel, Georgia-Kondakova, Petia, (2010). Dimensions of individualism - collectivism: A comparative study of five cultures Current Issues of Business and Law
  • MacCurtain, Sarah, Flood, Patrick C Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, West, Michael A Dawson, Jeremy, (2010). Top Management Team Knowledge Sharing and New Product Performance: A Study of Irish Software Industry Creativity And Innovation Management
  • Fitzgerald, Carol A Flood, Patrick C O'Regan, Philip, Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, (2008). Governance Structures and Innovation in the Irish Software Industry. Journal Of High Technology Management Research
  • Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, Kulkarni, Subodh P. Gupta, Amit, Flood, Patrick C. (2007). Individualism-Collectivism Orientation and Employee Attitudes:A Comparison of Employees from the High Technology Sector in India and Ireland Journal Of International Management
  • Selvarajan, T.T., Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, Flood, Patrick C Guthrie, James P MacCurtain, Sarah, (2007). The Role of Human Capital Philosophy in Promoting Firm Innovativeness and Performance: Test of a Causal Model International Journal Of Human Resource Management
  • Murphy, Claire, Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, MacCurtain, Sarah, Flood, Patrick C. (2006). Does Individualism - Collectivism Orientation Moderate the Relationship Between Justice Perceptions and Employee Attitudes? An Empirical Test of Irish Blue Collar Employees. Management Revue - The International Review of Management Studies
  • Selvarajan, T. T. Ramamoorthy, Nagarajan, Flood , Patrick C. Rowley, Peter, (2006). Employee Stock Option Plans and Employee Attitudes: A Test of Extrinsic versus Intrinsic Models International Journal Of Sociology And Social Policy

Honors and Achievements

  • 2009: Received an Inter-Country Lectureship Award from the Fulbright Commission in Austria to give two day lectures to the students of University of St. Poelten in January 2009 on International Management topics related to my cross-cultural research. - Fulbright Commission of Austria
  • 2009: Received the University of Houston-Victoria Excellence in Service Award for service to the university, profession and community. - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2008: Recipient of 2008-09 Fulbright Award for Lecturing and Research in Sofia, Bulgaria - Council for International Exchange of Scholars (Fulbright Commission)
  • 2008: Recipient of Research and Scholarly Excellence Award, 2008. - University of Houston Victoria
  • 2006: Recipient of Best Reviewr Award for the International Management Division of the SWAM. - Southwest Academy of Management