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Dr. Sarah Anne Mac Curtain

Biography

Dr Sarah MacCurtain is a Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour in the Department of Work and Employment Studies in Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick.. She received her PhD from Aston Business School in 2005. Previous roles include Course Director of the Certificate in HR and the MSc in HRM. Continuing research interests in include leadership, trust and organizational organisational culture, workplace bullying, employee stress and well being, and emotional labour.

She has co-authored publications inclusive of books, monographs, book chapters, journal articles and conference papers. Her books and monographs include High Performance Work Systems: The Economic Evidence (2005), National Centre for Partnership and Performance; Principles of Organisational Behaviour, An Irish Text, Gill and Macmillan, 2004; Managing Knowledge Based Organizations: Top Management Teams and Innovation (2002, Blackhall);Effective Top Management Teams: An International Perspective (2001,Blackhall).

Her articles have been published in journals such as Management Revue, Personnel Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Industrial and labor Relations Review, Academy of Management Best paper proceedings and Irish Journal of Management..

Research Interests

Top management teams, leadership and innovation. Team and organisational learning

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2007 Fellow Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland ,
  • 2007 Member Health Management Institute of Ireland . ,
  • 2007 Co Director Health Services Performance Research Group. ,
  • 2006 The Academy of Management (US) ,

Association

  • 2006 member, Academy of Management
  • 2005 *, Beta Gamma Sigma

Education

  • 2005 Aston University - Ph.D.
  • 1995 University of Limerick - Master of Business Studies

Award

  • - letter of commendation in teaching

Publications

Book

2004

Principles of Organisational Behaviour
Morley, M; Moore, S; Heraty, H; Linehan, M; MacCurtain, S

2004

Principles of Organisational Behavior: An Irish Text
Morley, M; Moore, S; Heraty, N; Linehan, M; MacCurtain, S

2001

Effective Top Management Teams
Flood, P; MacCurtain, S; West, M

Book Chapter

2009

Top Management teams and team working
MacCurtain, S; West, MA
Sage Handbook of Organizational Behaviour, Vol 2: Macro Approaches

2001

Origins and consequences of emotions in organisational teams
De Dreu, CK; West, M; Fischer, A; MacCurtain, S
Emotions at Work

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

2000

Top Management Teams, Organisational Architecture and Performance: The Case of Asea Brown Boverii
MacCurtain, S; Flood, P; O'Donnell, D
Analysing Strategic Management,

Conference Publication

2009

Academy of Management
MacCurtain, S; Flood, P, Ramamoorty, N; West, M and Dawson, J

2007

Irish Academy of Management Conference,
MacCurtain, S. and Armstrong C.

2007

9th International HRM Conference
Armstrong, C., Flood, P., Guthrie, J., Liu, W., MacCurtain, S. & Mkamwa, T.

2005

International HRM Conference Seville
MacCurtain, S., West M., Flood, P. and Dawson J.

2005

8th Annual Conference, Irish Academy of Management Conference
P. C. Flood, J. Guthrie, W. Liu and S. Mac Curtain

2005

XXV International Sunbelt Social Network Conference
Gubbins, M. C., MacCurtain, S. Garavan, T. N.,

2005

4th International HRM Conference
C. Murphy, N Ramamoorthy, P. C. Flood and S. Mac Curtain

2005

Dutch HRM Network Conference
Murphy, C., Ramamoorthy, N., Flood, P. & MacCurtain, S.

2004

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Farrell, J., Flood, P., MacCurtain, S., Hannigan, A., Dawson, J. and West, M.

2001

Industrial Relations Research Association Conference
Gunnigle, P., MacCurtain, S. & Morley, M

2001
2000

3rd Irish Academy of Management Conference
Gunnigle, P., MacCurtain, S. & Morley, M

Other Journal

2001

Team Leadership
Flood, P; MacCurtain, S
Excellence Ireland

2001

Peak Practice:Building High Performance Teams, ,
MacCurtain, S; Flood, P; West, M
Decision

Other Publication

2008
2005

High Performance Work Systems: The Economic Evidence
Flood, P; Guthrie, J; Liu, W; MacCurtain, S
Advances In Case-Based Reasoning

Peer Reviewed Journal

2011

Big hat, no cattle? The relationship between use of high-performance work systems and managerial perceptions of HR departments
Guthrie, JP; Flood, PC; Liu, WC; MacCurtain, S; Armstrong, C
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2011.565655

2010

The Top Management Team, Reflexivity, Knowledge Sharing and New Product Performance: A Study of the Irish Software Industry
MacCurtain, S; Flood, P; Ramamoorthy, N; West, M; Dawson, J
Creativity And Innovation Management

2010

THE IMPACT OF DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY MANAGEMENT ON FIRM PERFORMANCE: BEYOND HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK SYSTEMS
Armstrong, C; Flood, PC; Guthrie, JP; Liu, WC; Maccurtain, S; Mkamwa, T
Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1002/hrm.20391

2010

The Top Management Team, Reflexivity, Knowledge Sharing and New Product Performance: A Study of the Irish Software Industry
MacCurtain, S,Flood, PC,Ramamoorthy, N,West, MA,Dawson, JF
Creativity And Innovation Management DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8691.2010.00564.x

2009

High performance work systems in Ireland: human resource and organizational outcomes
Guthrie, J; Flood, P; Liu, W; MacCurtain, S
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585190802528433

2009

Unions and the adoption of high performance work systems: Does employment security play a role?
Liu W., Guthrie J.P., Flood P.C., Maccurtain S.
Industrial And Labor Relations Review

2009

UNIONS AND THE ADOPTION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK SYSTEMS: DOES EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PLAY A ROLE?
Liu, WC; Guthrie, JP; Flood, PC; MacCurtain, S
Industrial & Labor Relations Review

2008

Healthcare quality improvements: The importance of strategic HRM in breast cancer care
Droog, E; Armstrong, C; MacCurtain, S
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

2008

Understanding the relationship between trust and social capital: a focus on collective learning
Gubbbins, C; MacCurtain, S
Advances In Developing Human Resources

2008

Organisational climates in healthcare - A framework to explain the combined impact of trust and task-related conflict
MacCurtain, S; Armstrong, C
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

2008

Organisational climate in healthcare: A framework to explain the combined impact of trust and task conflict
MacCurtain, S; Armstrong, C
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

2007

The role of human capital philosophy in promoting firm innovativeness and performance: test of a causal model
Selvarajan, TT; Ramamoorthy, N; Flood, PC; Guthrie, JP; MacCurtain, S; Liu, WC
International Journal Of Human Resource Management DOI: 10.1080/09585190701502588

2007

Community Mental Health Teams: Determinants of Effectiveness
Armstrong, C; deBurca, S; Flood, P; MacCurtain, S
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

2007

Community Mental Health Teams: Determinants of effectiveness
Armstrong, C; deBurca, S; Flood, P; MacCurtain, S
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

2005

CEO Leadership, Top Management Team Trust and the Combination and Exchange of Information
Farrell, J; Flood, P; MacCurtain, S; Hannigan, A; Dawson, J; West, M
Irish Journal Of Management

2005

CEO Leadership, Top Team trust and the combination and exchange of information
Farrell, JB; Flood, PC; MacCurtain, S; Hannigan, A; Dawson, J; West, M
Irish Journal Of Management

2001