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Prof. Michael Morley

Biography

Professor Michael Morley holds the Chair in Management at the Kemmy Business School where he has been a faculty member for over 25 years. He teaches management on undergraduate programmes and international and cross-cultural management on MSc and Executive MBA programmes. He also mentors a cohort of doctoral candidates pursuing programmes of research on expatriate management, psychological contracts, global careers and new forms of organising, several of whom are scholarship holders. Previously, he held various leadership roles including Head of the Department of Management & Marketing, Head of the Department of Personnel & Employment Relations, Assistant Dean of Research and Director of the Graduate Centre of Business. In addition, he has led several curriculum initiatives at the School including the establishment of the Master of Science in Work and Organisation Psychology and the Master of Science in International Management and Global Business and he served as Course Director for the latter programme. In conjunction with his collaborators, he has authored 15 books and edited an additional 16 which have been published by, among others, Routledge, Butterworth-Heinemann and Palgrave Macmillan. He has served as guest-editor on 23 journal special issues. His more than 115 published peer reviewed journal articles have appeared in outlets such as Journal of International Business Studies, Human Relations, Personnel Psychology, British Journal of Management, Journal of Business Research, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Group & Organization Management, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management and the Journal of Managerial Psychology. He has received several best paper awards and been presented with the University's Research Excellence Award on three separate occasions (1999; 2006; 2010). In 2013, he was elected to Fellowship of the Irish Academy of Management for his contributions to the discipline and to the Academy.

He is Co-Editor of European Management Review, the journal of the European Academy of Management. He had previously served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Managerial Psychology from 2007 to 2012 and Co-Editor of the Irish Journal of Management from 2001-2006. He is, or has been, a Member of the Editorial Board of 20 international journals including the Journal of International Business Studies, British Journal of Management, Business Research Quarterly, International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, the International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Review, International Studies of Management & Organization, Leadership & Organization Development Journal and the International Journal of Emerging Markets.

He was elected to serve as the 2007-2010 Chair of the Irish Academy of Management and the 2012-2014 President of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management.

Research Interests

International, Comparative and Cross Cultural Management; Expatriate Assignments, Global Mobility and Intercultural Competence; Person-Environment Fit, Psychological Contracts and Trust Dynamics.

Teaching Interests

MG4031: Management (BBS)
MG6002:International Management (MBA)
MG6021: Cross-cultural Management (MSc)

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2012 President 2012-2014, International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM)
  • 2007 Chair 2007-2010, Irish Academy of Management

Publications

Book

1996
1993

Business Analysis: Volume II
Garavan, T; Fitzgerald, G; Morley, M

1993

Business Analysis: Volume I
Garavan, T; Fitzgerald, G; Morley, M

Book Chapter

2016

Global Human Resource Development: Landscaping the Anatomy of an Evolving Field
Garavan, T.N., McCarthy, A.M. & Morley, M.J.
Global Human Resource Development: Regional and Country Perspectives

2016

Repatriation
Morley, M.J.
Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management

2015

A Practice with Potential: Expatriate Cross-Cultural Training Among Irish MNCs
Morley, M.J & Parkinson, E.
International Human Resources Management: Challenges and Changes DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-15308-7_5

2015

Future Trends in Human Resource Management in Emerging Markets
Horwitz, F., Budhwar, P. & Morley, M.J.
Handbook of Human Resource Management in Emerging Markets

2012

Manager-Subordinate Trust Relationships Across Cultures
Cardona, P; Morley, M; Reiche, B.
Manager-Subordinate Trust: A Global Perspective

2012

The Role of Culture in Hierarchical Relationships
Cardona, P; Morley, M; Reiche, B
Manager-Subordinate Trust: A Global Perspective

2012

The Transition Economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
Morley, M; Minbaeva, D; Michailova, S
The Handbook of Research in Comparative Human Resource Management

2011

On the Value of Cognitive Sense-Making Theory in Modelling the Dynamics of International Executive Repatriation
Kelly, G; Morley, M
Emerging Themes in International Management of Human Resources

2009

Studying Human Resource Management in the International Context: The Case of Central and Eastern Europe
Michailova, S; Hearty, N; Morley, M
Managing Human Resources in Central and Eastern Europe

2009

Changing Patterns of Global Staffing in the Multinational Enterprise
Collings, D; Scullion, H. Morley, M
International Human Resource Management

2006

Cross-Cultural Training
Parkinson, E; Morley, M
Global Staffing, London: Routledge

2006

Introduction: New Directions In Expatriate Research
Morley, M; Heraty, N; Collings, D
New Directions in Expatriate Research, London: Palgrave Macmillan

2006

Correlates of Personal, Emotional and Academic Transitional Adjustment Among Early Undergraduates and the Relationship with Academic Performance
Morley, M; Risquez, A; Moore, S
Keeping Students at University: The Retention Debate at Third Level

2006

Workforce Diversity Policies
Ferner, A; Morley, M; Muller-Camen, M; Susaeta, L
American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders, Oxford: Oxford University Press

2004

Human Resource Management: A Universal Concept?
Gooderham, P; Morley, M; Mayrhofer, W; Brewster, C
Human Resource Management in Europe: Evidence of Convergence

2004

Convergence, Stasis, or Divergence?
Mayrhofer, W; Morley, M; Brewster, C;
Human Resource Management in Europe: Evidence of Convergence

2002

Internationalisation, International Human Resource Management and the Expatriate Question
Linehan, M; Morley, M; Walsh, J
International Human Resource Management and Expatriate Transfers: Irish Experiences

2002

Expatriate Selection: The Case of an Irish Multinational
Finn, G; Morley, M
International Human Resource Management and Expatriate Transfers: Irish Experiences

2002

Expatriate Adjustment: The Case of US and Canadian Sojourners in Ireland
Flynn, M; Morley, M
International Human Resource Management and Expatriate Transfers: Irish Experiences

2000

Communication in Organizations: Dialogue and Impact
Morley, M; Mayrhofer, W; Brewster, C
Human Resource Management in Northern Europe: Trends, Dilemmas and Strategy

2000

The Concept of Strategic European Human Resource Management
Brewster, C; Mayrhofer, W; Morley, M
New Challenges for European Human Resource Management

1999

The Management of Rewards
Morley, M; McCarthy, A
The Irish Employee Recruitment & Management Handbook: Finding and Keeping a High Quality Workforce

1998

Irish Expatriates in Moscow: Exploratory Evidence on Aspects of Adjustment
Morley, M; Burke,C; Finn, G
International Human Resource Management: Contemporary Issues in Europe

1997

Managing Industrial Relations at Enterprise Level
Turner T; Morley, M
Irish Industrial Relations in Practice (2nd ed.)

1995

Current Themes in Organisational Design and Work Restructuring
Morley, M
New Challenges to Irish Industrial Relations

1992

Organisation Change and Development: A Case Analysis
Garavan, T; Morley, M
Case Studies in Personnel: Tutors' Handbook

Edited Book

2016


Global Human Resource Development: Regional and Country Perspectives

2013


Manager-Subordinate Trust: A Global Perspective

2012


Management Re-Imagined: Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management

2011


International Human Resource Management: Policy and Practice

2009


Managing Human Resources in Central & Eastern Europe

2006


New Directions in Expatriate Research

2006


International Human Resource Management and International Assignments

2004


Human Resource Management in Europe: Evidence of Convergence

2004


Human Resource Development: Cross-Cultural Comparative and International Perspectives: Proceedings of the 5th UFHRD/AHRD Conference

2002


International Human Resource Management and Expatriate Transfers: Irish Experiences

2000


New Challenges for Euroepan Human Resource Management

1997


The European Union and the Employment Relationship

Other Publication

2010
2008

International Comparative Studies in Human Resource Management and Performance: The Cranet Data
Lazarova, M; Morley, M; Tyson, S
International Journal of Human Resource Management

2007

Person-Organization Fit
Morley, M
Journal of Managerial Psychology

2006

Human Resource Development at a Crossroads: Expanding its Theoretical and Practice Boundaries
Garavan, T.; Morley, M.
Int. Journal of Learning & Intellectual Capital

2004

Contemporary Debates in European Human Resource Management
Morley, M
Human Resource Management Review

2004

International Human Resource Management in Retrospect and Prospect
Morley, M; Scullion, H.
Employee Relations

2004

Contemporary Debates and New Directions in Human Resource Management in MNCs
Morley, M; Collings, D.
International Journal of Manpower

2003

The Management of Expatriates: Contemporary Developments and Future Challenges
Morley, M; Scullion, H. Linehan, M.
Journal of Managerial Psychology

Peer Reviewed Journal

2017

On theory, technique and text: guidelines and suggestions on publishing international human resource management research
Raghuram, S.,Brewster, C., Chen, X. P., Farndale,E., Gully, S. & Morley, M.J.
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2017.1307244

2017

Divinity rules: Towards a revised typology of multinational corporate parenting styles
Gurkov, I. & Morley, M.J.
European Journal Of International Management

2017

Management Compensation Systems in Central & Eastern Europe: A Comparative Analysis
Berber, N., Morley, M.J., Slavić, A. & Poór, J.
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2016.1277364

2015
2015

Talent management: a capital question
Morley, MJ,Scullion, H,Collings, DG,Schuler, RS
European Journal Of International Management DOI: 10.1504/EJIM.2015.066668

2015

On the Formation of the Psychological Contract: A Schema Theory Perspective
Sherman, U.P. and Morley, M.J.
Group & Organization Management DOI: 10.1177/1059601115574944

2015
2015

National and firm-level drivers of the devolution of HRM decision making to line managers
Gooderham, PN,Morley, MJ,Parry, E,Stavrou, E
Journal Of International Business Studies DOI: 10.1057/jibs.2015.5

2014

Subsidiary autonomy over industrial relations in Ireland and Spain
Belizon, MJ,Gunnigle, P,Morley, MJ,Lavelle, J
European Journal Of Industrial Relations DOI: 10.1177/0959680113517199

2014

Why Do Managers Engage In Trustworthy Behavior? A Multilevel Cross-Cultural Study In 18 Countries
Reiche, BS,Cardona, P,Lee, YT,Canela, MA,Akinnukawe, E,Briscoe, JP,Bullara, C,Caparas, MV,Caprar, DV,Charlemagne, D,Grenness, T,He, W,Jamro, K,Kainzbauer, A,Koester, K,Lazo, A,Moreno, A,Morley, MJ,Myloni, V,Nadeem, S,Nieto, MA,Svishchev, A,Taylor, SN,Wilkinson, H
Personnel Psychology DOI: 10.1111/peps.12038

2013

A Change Management Perspective on the Introduction of Music Therapy into Interprofessional Teams
Ledger, A; Edwards, J; Morley, M.
Journal of Health Organization and Management DOI: 10.1108/JHOM-11-2011-0119

2013

US Multinationals and the Control of Subsidiary Employment Policies
Ferner, A; Bélanger, J; Tregaskis, O; Quintanilla, J; Morley, M
Industrial And Labor Relations Review DOI: doi:10.1177/001979391306600304

2011

Hearing a different drummer? Convergence of human resource management in Europe - A longitudinal analysis
Mayrhofer, W; Brewster, C; Morley, MJ; Ledolter, J
Human Resource Management Review DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2010.09.011

2011
2011

Standardization and contextualization: A study of language and leadership across 17 countries
Zander, L,Mockaitis, AI,Harzing, AW,Baldueza, J,Barner-Rasmussen, W,Barzantny, C,Canabal, A,Davila, A,Espejo, A,Ferreira, RF,Giroud, A,Koester, K,Liang, YK,Morley, MJ,Myloni, B,Odusanya, JOT,O'Sullivan, SL,Palaniappan, AK,Prochno, P,Choudhury, SR,Saka-Helmhout, A,Siengthai, S,Soydas, AU,Viswat, L
Journal of World Business DOI: 10.1016/j.jwb.2010.07.009

2010

Intercultural Competence in the International Business Arena
Morley, M; Cerdin, J.
Journal Of Managerial Psychology

2010

The Reality of Human Resource Management in Central & Eastern Europe
Brewster, C., Morley, M.J. & Buciuniene, I.
Baltic Journal Of Management DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17465261011045098

2009

Rating versus ranking: What is the best way to reduce response and language bias in cross-national research?
Harzing, AW; Baldueza, J; Barner-Rasmussen, W; Barzantny, C; Canabal, A; Davila, A; Espejo, A; Ferreira, R; Giroud, A; Koester, K; Liang, YK; Mockaitis, A; Morley, MJ; Myloni, B; Odusanya, JOT; O'Sullivan, SL; Palaniappan, AK; Prochno, P; Choudhury, SR; Saka-Helmhout, A; Siengthai, S; Viswat, L; Soydas, AU; Zander, L
International Business Review DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2009.03.001

2008

International comparative studies in HRM and performance - the Cranet data
Lazarova, M; Morley, M; Tyson, S
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585190802404239

2008

North American MNCs and their HR policies in liberal and coordinated market economies
Parry, E; Dickmann, M; Morley, M
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585190802404262

2007

Welcome to college? developing a richer understanding of the transition process for adult first year students using reflective written journals
Risquez A., Moore S., Morley M.
Journal Of College Student Retention: Research, Theory And Practice DOI: 10.2190/CS.9.2.d

2007

Person-organization fit
Morley M.J.
Journal Of Managerial Psychology DOI: 10.1108/02683940710726375

2006

HRD at a Crossroads: Expanding Its Theoretical and Practice Boundaries
Garavan, TN; Morley, MJ
Int. J. Learning And Intellectual Capital

2006

Re-dimensionalising boundaries in the theory and practice of Human Resource Development
Garavan T.N., Morley M.J.
International Journal Of Learning And Intellectual Capital

2004

Contemporary debates and new directions in HRM in MNCs
Morley, MJ; Collings, DG
International Journal Of Manpower DOI: 10.1108/01437720410560406

2004

International Human Resource Management in Retrospect and Prospect
Morley, M; Scullion, H
Employee Relations

2003

The Management of Expatriates: Contemporary Developments and Future Challenges: Introduction
Morley, M; Linehan, M; Scullion, H
Journal Of Managerial Psychology

2002

Multinationals in Europe 2001-2: Home Country, Host Country and Sector Effects in the Context of Crisis
Clark, I; Colling, T; Almond, P; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Peters, R; Portillo, M
Industrial Relations Journal

2001

Human capital accumulation: the role of human resource development
Garavan, TN; Morley, M; Gunnigle, P; Collins, E
Journal Of European Industrial Training

1998

Testing the Effectiveness of a Graduate Assessment Centre
Garavan, TN; Morley, MJ
Education And Training

1997

360º Feedback: Its Role in Employee Development
Garavan, TN; Morley, M; Flynn, M
Journal Of Management Development

1997

The Irish in Moscow: A Question of Adjustment?
Morley, M; Burke, C; O'Regan, T
Human Resource Management

1997

The Management of Labour in Europe: Is Human Resource Management Challenging Industrial Relations?
Hegewisch, A; Tregaskis, O; Morley, M
Journal Of Irish Business And Administrative Research

1997

Graduate Assessment Centres: An Empirical Investigation.
Garavan, T; Morley, M
Career Development International

1996

Personnel Management in Ireland: A new Epoch
Foley, K; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
International Journal Of Employment Studies

1995

Current Themes in Organisational Design: Implications for Human Resource Development.
Morley, M; Garavan, T
Journal Of European Industrial Training

1994

Developments in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management in the Republic of Ireland
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Turner, T
Journal Of Irish Business And Administrative Research