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Dr. Juliet Mac Mahon

Biography

Dr Juliette Mc Mahon is a Lecturer in industrial relations at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. Her primary research interests are in the field of workplace bullying, zero hours work, employment law and workplace climate.
in 2020 she was Co-PI on a study investigating workplace climate and Well-being commissioned by the Shannon Group (Shannon Airport, Shannon heritage, Shannon Commercial).

She is co-PI on an annual survey commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Ireland (CIPD) into HR practices in Ireland. To date there have been three reports : 2018, 2019 and 2020.
From 2015-2017 she co- led an in depth study into workplace climate and well being in the Irish Defence Forces. This was commissioned by the department of Defence and the Irish Defence Forces in partnership with the representative organisations representing Officers and other Ranks. This work resulted in two reports; The first detailing the results of a survey and the second detailing the results of in depth focus groups

In 2015 She was part of a team commissioned by the Irish Government to investigate the prevalence and effect of zero hours contracts in Ireland. The study was titled A Study on the Prevalence of Zero Hours Contracts Among Irish Employers and their Impact on Employees..

Juliet was also co PI on a study in 2010 investigating workplace bullying in the nursing profession. This study was conducted with the support of the largest nursing union in Ireland: The Irish Midwives and Nurses Association (INMO) and returned a sample of 3000 usable surveys. She is also an honorary fellow of the National Anti Bullying Research and resource Centre in Dublin City University (DCU)
More recently she has been one of a team of researchers from the Department of Work and Employment Studies in a number of projects:

  1. A project funded by the Financial Services Union investigating the impact of technology on employees
  2. A project funded by Skillsnet Ireland investigating current and future skills needs in an era of digitisation


She is Course Director of a long running and successful part time HR programme at the University of Limerick

Research Interests

Precarious work and zero hours work, Employment status, Workplace Climate
HRM/employment relations in health services, Bullying in the workplace, Organisation climate in health sector organisations Employment relations in small firms, Employment relations in voluntary sector, HRM social inclusion and work employment legislation

Teaching Interests

Industrial Relations, Employment law, Human Resource Management, Small Business Management

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2019 Law Society of Ireland/Northumbria University - LLM Employment Law and Practice
  • 2013 Law Society of ireland - Diploma in Employment Law
  • 2002 university of limerick - Ph.D.
  • 1994 University of Limerick - M.B.S.

Association

  • 2019 member, Employment Law Association of Ireland
  • 1997 fellow, Irish Instititute of Training and Development (IITD)
  • 1992 member, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development CIPD

Committee

  • 2013 Academic Programme Review Committee,
  • 2013 CIPD Mid West Committee,
  • 2012 KBS Research Ethics Committee,
  • 2012 KBS Research Committee,

Employment

  • 1998 University of limerick - Lecturer/Course Director
  • 1996 UCD, Department of Industrial Relations - junior lecturer

Other

Outreach

Publications

Book Chapter

2019

Zero Hours Work in Ireland
Murphy, C., Lavelle, J., Turner, T., Ryan, L., McMahon, J., O'Sullivan, M., O'Brien, M., Gunnigle, P.
Zero Hours and On-call Work in Anglo-Saxon Countries

2017

Zero Hours Work and the Role of the Law in Ireland'
McMahon, J., O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P
The New Foundations of Labour law

2009

Bullying in Healthcare Organizations
MacMahon, J; MacCurtain, S; O'Sullivan M
Culture and Climate in Health Care Organizations

Conference Contribution

2017

3rd Global Conference on International HRM
Juliet mac Mahon and Lorraine Ryan

2017

Defining and Measuring Precarious Work
Ryan, L., MacMahon, J., O'Sullivan, M. and Murphy, C.

Conference Publication

2019

The Societal Impact of HRM, 14-15 November, Tilburg.
Kieran, S., Ryan, L., MacMahon, J. and MacCurtain, S.

2019

ILO Conference on Regulating Decent Work 7-10 July 2019
O'Sullivan, M. McMahon, J., (presenting) Lavelle j., Murphy C., Ryan, L and Dundon T

2019

37th International Labour Process Conference, 24-26 April, University of Vienna, 2019
Ryan, L., O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., McMahon, J., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P.

2018

CRIMT international Conference: What Kind of Work for the Future: Disruption, Experimentation and Re regulation
MacMahon J. O'Sullivan M, Ryan L, Lavelle, J Murphy C, O'Brien M and Gunnigle P

2017

3rd Global Conference of International Human Resource Management
Ryan, L., McMahon, J., O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P

2016

4th NERI Labour Market Conference
O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., McMahon, J., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P.

2016

19th Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference
O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., McMahon, J., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P.

2016

British Universities Industrial Relations Association Conference,
O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., McMahon, J., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P

2016

Fifth International Conference on Precarious Work and Vulnerable Workers
O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., McMahon, J., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P.

2016

ReMarkLab Conference: New Foundations of Labour Law in the Globalised Market Economy?
O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., McMahon, J., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P.

2016

New Foundations of Labour Law in the Globalised Market Economy?
O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., McMahon, J., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P

2014

9th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment
MacMahon, J, Ryan, L., McCurtain, S., O'Sullivan, M. and Murphy, C.

2013

16th Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference
MacMahon, J, Ryan, L., McCurtain, S., O'Sullivan, M. and Murphy, C.

2007

Academy of Management
MacCurtain, S; MacMahon, J.; Flood, P and Turner, T.

Other Publication

Peer Reviewed Journal

2019

Defining and Regulating Zero Hours Work: Lessons from a Liberal Market Economy
Ryan, L. MacMahon, J., Lavelle, J., O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., Murphy, C., O'Brien, M. and Gunnigle, P.
Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies

2019

Trade Union Responses to zero hours work in Ireland
Murphy C.;Turner T.;O'Sullivan M.;MacMahon J.;Lavelle J.;Ryan L.;Gunnigle P.;O'Brien M.
Journal Of Industrial Relations DOI: 10.1111/irj.12271

2019

Trade Union Responses to zero hours work in Ireland.
Murphy, C., Turner, T., O'Sullivan, M., MacMahon, J., Lavelle, J., Ryan, L., Gunnigle, P., & O'Brien,
Industrial Relations Journal

2018

To stand back or step in? Exploring the responses of employees who observe workplace bullying
MacCurtain, S,Murphy, C,O'Sullivan, M,MacMahon, J,Turner, T
Nursing inquiry DOI: 10.1111/nin.12207

2018

To Stand Up or Step Back, Exploring the Responses of Employees Who Observe Workplace Bullying
MacCurtain, S, Murphy, C, MacMahon, J and O'Sullivan, M.
Nursing inquiry

2018

Speaking up or staying silent in bullying situations: the significance of management control
MacMahon, J;O'Sullivan, M;Murphy, C;Ryan, L;MacCurtain, S
Industrial Relations Journal DOI: 10.1111/irj.12230

2018

'The Role of the State in Shaping Zero Hours Work in an Atypical Liberal Market Economy'
O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., Lavelle, J., MacMahon, J., Ryan, L., Murphy, C., Gunnigle, P. and O'Brien, M.
Economic And Industrial Democracy

2008

Trust as a Multidimensional Concept - perceptions of trust in middle and senior management in healthcare sector
McMahon, J; MacCurtain, S
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

Published Report

2019

Technology, Work & Skills. The impact of technology on employees
O'Sullivan, M., MacMahon, J., Murphy, C. ., Lavell, J., Ryan, L.

2015

A Study on the Prevalence of Zero Hour Contracts among Irish Employers and the Impact on Employees,
O'Sullivan, M., Turner, T., MacMahon, J., Ryan, L., Lavelle, J., Murphy, C., Gunnigle, P and O'Brien, M

2012

Workplace Bullying Among Nurses in Ireland,
McMahon, J, MacCurtain, S, O'Sullivan, M, Murphy, C and Turner T (