Prof. Michael Morley


Michael J. Morley is Professor of Management at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland, where he has variously served as Head of the Department of Management & Marketing, Head of the Department of Personnel & Employment Relations and Assistant Dean of Research. He has held Visiting Appointments at several universities, including, most recently at IESE Business School, Barcelona where he spent academic year 2010/11. In conjunction with his collaborators, he has published some 20 books, 24 guest-edited journal special issues and over 100 journal articles and book chapters. Among his recent edited volumes are: Manager-Subordinate Trust: A Global Perspective (with P. Cardona) (Routledge, 2013); International Human Resource Management: Policy & Practice (with M. Lazarova & S. Tyson) (Routledge, 2011); and Managing Human Resources in Central and Eastern Europe (with N. Heraty & S. Michailova) (Routledge, 2009). He served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Managerial Psychology from 2007 to 2012. He is a member of the Editorial Board of 15 other international journals including the International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, Human Resource Management Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, British Journal of Management, Leadership and Organization Development Journal and the International Journal of Emerging Markets. He has served as the Irish Member of the Cranet International Network on Comparative HRM for over 20 years. He was the 2007-2010 Chair of the Irish Academy of Management and is the 2012-2014 President of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management.

Resumo da palestra:  My talk with explore the different root trajectories of the field, both in terms of the focus of the research effort to date and the levels of analysis engaged in. Particular attention will be called to the value of building, growing and sustaining research networks involving expert academic partners in each location. Here, lessons learnt from the CRANET International Network on Comparative HRM will be presented, both in terms of the development and maintenance of the Network and the contributions to research that have been made.