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Prof. Michael Morley

PhD, MCIPD, MBS, BBS

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

2011

Human Resource Management in Ireland (4th Edition)
Gunnigle, P., Heraty, N. & Morley, M.

2006

Human Resource Management in Ireland (3rd Edition)
Gunnigle, P; Heraty, N; Morley, M

2004

Principles of Organisational Behaviour: An Irish Text (2nd Edition)
Morley, M; Moore, S; Heraty, N; Linehan, M; McCurtain, S

2002

Human Resource Management in Ireland (2nd Edition)
Gunnigle, P; Heraty, N; Morley, M

2000

Strategic Management in Ireland
Morley, M; Heraty, N

1998

Principles of Organisational Behaviour: An Irish Text
Morley, M; Moore, S; Heraty, N; Gunnigle, P

1997

Human Resource Management in Irish Organisations: Practice in Perspective
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Clifford, N; Turner, T

Book Chapter

2016

Developments in Human Resource Management in Central and Eastern Europe in Comparative Perspective
Morley, M.J., Poór, J., Heraty, N., Alas, R. & Pocztowski, A.
International Human Resource Management: Contemporary Human Resource Issues in Europe

2009

Training, Development and Organisational Learning'
Lavelle, J; McDonnell, A; Morley, MJ; Collings, DG
Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland : A Contemporary Analysis

2007

HRD in Multinationals: The Global/Local Mix
Tregaskis, O; Heraty, N; Morley, M
International Human Resource Management: From Cross-Cultural Management to Managing a Diverse Workforce: The International Library of Essays in Business and Management

2006

Introduction
Morley, MJ; Gunnigle, P; Collings, DG
Global Industrial Relations

2006

Accommodating Global Capitalism: Industrial Relations in American MNCs in Ireland
Gunnigle, P; Collings, D; Morley, M
Multinationals, Institutions and the Construction of Transnational Practices: Convergence and Diversity in the Global Economy

2006

Introduction: International Human Resource Management and International Assignments
Morley, M; Heraty, N; Collings, D
International Human Resource Management and International Assignments, London: Palgrave Macmillan

2005

Issues in the Management of Industrial Relations in International Firms
O'Hagan, E; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
International Human Resource Management: A Critical Text

2005

American Multinational Subsidiaries in Ireland: Changing the Nature of Employment Relations
Collings, D; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
The New World of Work: Labour Markets and Contemporary Ireland, Dublin: The Liffey Press

2004

The UK and Ireland: Traditions and Transitions in Human Resource Management
Atterbury, S; Brewster, C; Communal, C; Cross, C; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Human Resource Management in Europe: Evidence of Convergence

2004

Human Resource Management in International Enterprises: Evidence on the Subsidiaries of American Multinationals in Europe
Morley, M; Heraty, N; Gunnigle, P; Cleveland, J; Murphy, K
Success in Human Resource Management: Global and Local Perspectives

2004

Die Personalpolitik amerikanischer multinationaler Unternehmen in Irland
Gunnigle, P; Collings, D; Morley, M
Personalpolitik amerikanischer multinationaler Unternehmen in Europa

2001

Pluralist in theory, unitarist in practice: Industrial relations management in Irish Greenfield sites
Gunnigle, P; MacCurtain, S; Morley, M
Ensuring Human Rights in Employment: Proceedings of the 53rd Meeting Industrial Relaitons Research Association

2001

Management in Ireland
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
International Encyclopaedia of Business and Management

2000

Management in the Irish Republic
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Management in Europe

2000

Communication, Consultation and the HRM Debate
Mayrhofer, W; Brewster, C; Morley, M; Gunnigle, P
New Challenges for European Human Resource Management

2000

The Strategic Management Process
Morley, M; Heraty, N
Strategic Management in Ireland

2000

Evaluating Change in European Industrial Relations
Morley, M; Brewster, C; Gunnigle, P; Mayrhofer, W
New Challenges for European Human Resource Management

1999

Ireland: A Two Tier Structure
Garavan, T; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Managing Academic Staff in Changing University Systems: International Trends and Comparisons

1999

Management in the Irish Republic
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Regional Encyclopedia of Business and Management: Management in Europe

1998

Personnel Management in Ireland
Foley, K; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Readings in Contemporary Employment Relations

1998

Recruitment & Selection Practices in Ireland
Heraty, N; Morley, M
Human Resource Management Strategies: Policy and Practice

1998

Strategic Integration and the Management of Industrial Relations in Greenfield Sites
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Experiencing Human Resource Management

1997

Compensation and Benefits
Morley, M; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Management in Irish Organisations: Practice in Perspective

1997

Flexible Working Patterns
Clifford, N; Crowley, M; Morley, M; Gunnigle, P
Human Resource Management in Irish Organisations: Practice in Perspective

1997

Training and Development
Heraty, N; Morley, M
Human Resource Management in Irish Organisations: Practice in Perspective

1997

Human Resource Management in Ireland: An Overview
Clifford, N; Turner, T; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Human Resource Management in Irish Organisations: Practice in Perspective

1997

Analysis and Review: Implications for Human Resource Management in Ireland
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Clifford, N; Turner, T
Human Resource Management in Irish Organisations: Practice in Perspective

1997

Employee Relations
Gunnigle, P; Clifford, N; Morley, M
Human Resource Management in Irish Organisations: Practice in Perspective

1996

Changing Patterns in Industrial Relations: Differentiation and Convergence
Brewster, C; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
International Management Yearbook, Geneva: World Management Council

1996

Management in Ireland
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
International Encyclopaedia of Business and Management: Volume 3

1995

Taking the Lead: An Investigation into the Process of Top Management Team Pioneering
Moore, S; Morley, M; Min Fong, C; Flood, P; Smith, K; O'Regan, P
Strategy and General Management: An Irish Reader

1995

Human Resource Management in Ireland
Foley, K; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Human Resource Management in Western Europe

1994

Employee Relations in Ireland: An Organisational Level Perspective
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Turner, T
Continuity and Change in Irish Employee Relations

1994

Trends in flexible working patterns in Ireland
Morley, M; Gunnigle, P
Continuity and Change in Irish Employee Relations

1994

Trends and Developments in the Organisation of the Employment Relationship
Heraty, N; Morley, M; Turner, T
Continuity and Change in Irish Employee Relations

1994

A review of organisational reward practices
Gunnigle, P; Foley, K; Morley, M
Continuity and Change in Irish Employee Relations,

1994

European Industrial Relations: Change and Continuity
Brewster, C; Gunnigle, P; Morley, M
Policy and Practice in European Human Resource Management

1994

A Review of Organisational Reward Practices
Gunnigle, P; Foley, K; Morley, M
Continuity and Change in Irish Employee Relations

1994

Employee Relations and Human Resource Management: Some Recent Developments
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Turner, T
Continuity and Change in Irish Employee Relations

1993

Changing Patterns in Industrial Relations: Differentiation and Convergence
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Brewster, C
Developments in European Human Resource Management

Edited Book

2006


Global Industrial Relations

2003


Exploring the Mosaic, Developing the Discipline: Proceedings of the 7th Conference on International Human Resource Management

2002


The John Lovett Lectures: A Decade of Developments in Human Resource Management

1994


Continuity and Change in Irish Employee Relations

Other Publication

2008

The Work-Family Interface
Heraty, N; Morley, M; Cleveland, J.
Journal of Managerial Psychology

2008

The Work-Family Dyad: Multi-Level Perspectives
Heraty, N; Morley, M; Cleveland, J
Journal of Managerial Psychology

2006

New directions in the Human Resource Management Function
Morley, MJ; Gunnigle, P; O'Sullivan, M; Collings, DG
Personnel Review DOI: 10.1108/00483480610702683

2004

International Assignments and Global Careers
Morley, M; Heraty, N.
Thunderbird International Business Review

2003

Human Resource Management, Employee Relations and the Labour Market
Morley, M.;Gunnigle, P.;Mayrhofer, W.
International Journal of Manpower

2002

Human Resource Development and Workplace Learning: Emerging Theoretical Perspectives and Organisational Practices
Garavan, T; Morley, M.;Gunnigle, P.;Mcguire, D.
Journal of European Industrial Training

2002

Human Resource Management, Employee Relations and the Labour Market
Gunnigle, P.; Morley, M.;Kelly, J.
Employee Relations

2001

Human Resource Development: Sectoral and Intervention Level Evidence of Human Capital Accumulation
Morley, M.; Gunnigle, P.; Heraty, N.; Garavan, T.
Journal of European Industrial Training

2000

Researching Human Resource Development in Organisations
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Garavan, T.
Journal of European Industrial Training

2000

Diversity and Innovation: Management research in Ireland at the Start of the New Millennium
Gunnigle, P.; Morley, M.; Monks, K.; Walsh, J.
Irish Business and Administrative Research

1995

Human Resource Development: A Stakeholder Perspective
Garavan, T.; Costine, P.; Heraty, N.; Morley, M.
Journal of European Industrial Training

Peer Reviewed Journal

2016

Modes of integration of human resource management practices in multinationals
Belizón, M.J., Morley, M. J. & Gunnigle, P.
Personnel Review DOI: 10.1108/PR-09-2014-0207

2008

The work-family dyad: multi-level perspectives
Heraty, N; Morley, MJ; Cleveland, JN
Journal Of Managerial Psychology DOI: 10.1108/02683940810884496

2008

Between Boston and Berlin: American MNCs and the shifting contours of industrial relations in Ireland
Collings, DG; Gunnigle, P; Morley, MJ
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585190701799812

2008

Complexities and challenges in the work-family interface
Heraty, N; Morley, MJ; Cleveland, JN
Journal Of Managerial Psychology DOI: 10.1108/02683940810861347

2007
2006

New Directions in the Roles and Responsibilities of the HRM Function
Morley, M; Gunnigle,P; O'Sullivan,M; Collings, D
Personnel Review

2005
2004

International Assignments and Global Careers
Morley, M; Heraty, N
Thunderbird International Business Review

2003

Management Development in Ireland: The New Organisational Wealth?
Heraty, N; Morley, M
Journal Of Management Development

2003

US Multinationals and Human Resource Management in Ireland: Towards a Qualitative Research Agenda
Gunnigle, P; Collings, D; Morley, M; McAvinue, C; O'Callaghan, A; Shore, D
Irish Journal Of Management

2003

Labour Market Developments and Flexible Work Practices: Introduction
Morley, MJ; Gunnigle, P; Mayrhofer, W
International Journal Of Manpower

2002
2002

Human Resource Development and Workplace Learning: Emerging Theoretical Perspectives and Organisational Practices
Garavan, T; Morley, M; Gunnigle, P; McGuire, D
Journal Of European Industrial Training

2002

Doing Business in The Republic of Ireland
Gunnigle, P; Heraty, N; Morley, M
Thunderbird International Business Review

2002

Localization in Human Resource Management: Comparing American and European Multinational Corporations
Gunnigle, P; Murphy, K; Cleveland, J; Heraty, N; Morley, M
Advances In International Management

2001

HRD in Multinationals: The Global/Local Mix
Tregaskis, O; Heraty, N; Morley, M
Human Resource Management Journal DOI: DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-8583.2001.tb00037.x

2001

Dismantling Pluralism: Employee Relations in Irish Greenfield Sites
Gunnigle, P; McCurtin, S; Morley, M
Personnel Review

2000

U.S. Multinationals and Human Resource Management: Evidence on HR Practices in European SubsidiarieS
Cleveland, J; Gunnigle, P; Heraty, N; Morley, M; Murphy, K
Irish Business And Administrative Research

2000

Contemporary HRD research, A triarchy of theoretical perspectives and their prescriptions for HRD
Garavan, T.N., Gunnigle, P. & Morley, M.
Journal Of European Industrial Training

2000

Human Resource Development in Ireland: Organizational Level Evidence
Heraty, N; Morley, M
Journal Of European Industrial Training

2000

Diversity and Innovation: Management Research in Ireland at the start of a new millennium
Gunnigle, P; Morley, M; Monks, K; Walsh, JS
Irish Business And Administrative Research

1999

Constructing the Reward Package: The Extent and Composition of Change in Wage and Non Wage Increases in Ireland
Morley, M; Gunnigle, P; Heraty, N
International Journal Of Employment Studies

1998

In Search of Good Fit: Policy and Practice in Recruitment and Selection in Ireland
Morley, M; Heraty, N
Journal Of Management Development

1998

Managing human resources in a post-command economy: personnel administration or strategic HRM
Garavan, T; Morley, M; Heraty, N; Lucewicz, J; Suchodolski, A
Personnel Review DOI: 10.1108/00483489810210606

1998

National Learning Environments in Perspective: Convergence or Divergence?
Heraty, N; Morley, M
Journal Of European Industrial Training

1998

Training and Development in the Irish Context: Responding to the Competitiveness Agenda?
Heraty, N; Morley, M
Journal Of European Industrial Training

1998

Employment Flexibility and Industrial Relations: A Comparative Analysis
Gunnigle, P; Turner, T; Morley, M
Employee Relations

1998

Actors in the HRD Process: An Exploratory Study
Garavan, TN; Morley, M; Heraty, N
International Studies Of Management And Organisation

1998

Strategic Integration and Industrial Relations: The Impact of Managerial Styles
Gunnigle, P; Turner, T; Morley, M
Employee Relations

1998

Actors in the Human Resource Development Process: An Exploratory Study
Garavan, T; Heraty, N; Morley, M
International Studies Of Management And Organisation

1997

Part-time Work in Europe
Clifford, N; Morley, M; Gunnigle, P; Crowley, M
Employee Relations

1997

Top management teams and pioneering: A resource-based view
Flood P.C., Fong C.-M., Smith K.G., O'Regan P., Moore S., Morley M.
International Journal Of Human Resource Management

1996

Evaluating change in European industrial relations: Research evidence on trends at organizational level
Morley M., Brewster C., Gunnigle P., Mayrhofer W.
International Journal Of Human Resource Management

1995

Line Managers and Human Resource Development.
Morley, M; Heraty, N
Journal Of European Industrial Training

1995

A Review of Issues in Conducting Organisational Level Research with Reference to the Learning Organisation
Heraty, N; Morley, M
International Journal Of The Learning Organisation

1995

Human Resource Development: A Stakeholder Perspective
Garavan, T; Costine, P; Heraty, N; Morley, M (Guest Eds )
Journal Of European Industrial Training