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Ramon is a Research Assistant Professor in the Business School of The University of Western Australia from where he also obtained his PhD, and where he is also a member of the Centre for Social Impact.
His applied research draws on psychology and organisational management in an effort to understand and facilitate training effectiveness, holistic training evaluation, competence development, and self-regulated learning at work. Through his work Ramon seeks to stimulate thinking, build an evidence base, and promote good quality practice related to the full spectrum of work learning.
By integrating the multiple types of formal and informal learning his work informs personnel development and capacity building in the industry and the not-for-profit sector. His work includes the evaluation and redesign of professional learning and training activities. Particular research interests involve motivation, proactive behaviour, and positive psychological states as they relate to training and work.
Ramon is skilled in psychometric instrument development, large complex online surveys, multi-level structural equation modelling, and the analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal panel data.
Specialties: Training and Development Effectiveness and Evaluation, Training Transfer, Instructional Design, Organizational Learning, Organizational Development and Change, Positive Psychology, Proactivity, Team Facilitation, Coaching