Tom Gormley


School of Business
U C D Smurfit School of Business
Carysfort Avenue
Co. Dublin

Tel: +353-1-716 8974


Experienced Industrial Relations practitioner with research interests in collective bargaining and the law, workplace conflict management, globalisation and employee relations.



Conference Contributions

Gormley, T.; (2003) Workplace Partnership, the Structure of Dialogue and Stakeholder Interests. [International Refereed Conference], IV International Workshop on Human Resource Management in the New Economy, Cádiz, Spain , 18-MAY-03 - 20-MAY-03.
Gormley, T. ; (2003) Critical Theory and Labour-Management Partnerships: the Structure of Dialogue and its impact on outcomes. [National Refereed Conference Paper], 5th Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management, UCD Graduate School of Business, Blackrock, Dublin , 02-SEP-03 - 03-SEP-03.



Paul Teague, William K Roche, Tom Gormley, Denise Currie (2015) Managing Workplace Conflict: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Ireland. Dublin: IPA. Available Online [Details]

Book Chapters

Gormley, T. ; (2007) 'How free are trade unions and other work-related associations to organise and represent their members' interests?' In: Harris & Beetham (eds). Power to the People: Assessing Democracy in Ireland. Dublin: New Island Books. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Currie, Denise, Gormley, Tom, Roche, Bill, Teague, Paul (2016) 'The Management of Workplace Conflict: Contrasting Pathways in the HRM Literature'. International Journal of Management Reviews, Online First . [DOI] [Details]

Book Reviews

Gormley, T. ; (2005) After Habermas: New Perspectives on the Public Sphere. Book Reviews [Details]
Gormley, T. ; (2006) From Post ' Industrial to Post ' Modern Society. Book Reviews [Details]


Research Interests

Innovative Conflict Management systems in Ireland
The changing institutional framework for employee relations in Ireland 
Pay bargaining in Ireland 
Collective bargaining and the Irish legal system.

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : New Pay Agreements and Collective Bargaining in Ireland
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-16 / 30-APR-18


Teaching Philosophy

The primary role of the university teacher is to help students to learn.

Modules Coordinated

201600   HRM20020     Human Resources Management: Industrial Relations


Internal Collaborators

Professor Bill Roche, Professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resources, UCD

External Collaborators

Professor Paul Teague, Queens University Belfast
Dr Denise Currie, Queens University Belfast 

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