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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

Books

2009

Top management teams and organisational outcomes: Team composition, team dynamics and organsiational outcomes
MacCurtain, S
(2009) Top management teams and organisational outcomes: Team composition, team dynamics and organsiational outcomes
(Ed.) Berlin : Verlag Dr. Muller Berlin

2004

Principles of Organisational Behaviour
Morley, M; Moore, S; Heraty, H; Linehan, M; MacCurtain, S
(2004) Principles of Organisational Behaviour
(Ed.) Dublin : Gill and MacMillan Dublin

2004

Principles of Organisational Behavior: An Irish Text
Morley, M; Moore, S; Heraty, N; Linehan, M; MacCurtain, S
(2004) Principles of Organisational Behavior: An Irish Text
Dublin : Gill and Macmillan Dublin

2001

Effective Top Management Teams
Flood, P; MacCurtain, S; West, M
(2001) Effective Top Management Teams
Dublin : Blackhall Publishing Dublin

Book Chapters

2009

Bullying in Healthcare Organizations
MacMahon, J; MacCurtain, S; O'Sullivan M
(2009) Bullying in Healthcare Organizations
In Culture and Climate in Health Care Organizations; uk : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 82-97 uk

2009

Top Management teams and team working
MacCurtain, S; West, MA
(2009) Top Management teams and team working
In Sage Handbook of Organizational Behaviour, Vol 2: Macro Approaches; London : Sage pp. 224-242 London

2001

Origins and consequences of emotions in organisational teams
De Dreu, CK; West, M; Fischer, A; MacCurtain, S
(2001) Origins and consequences of emotions in organisational teams
In Emotions at Work; Chicester : Wiley & Sons pp. 199-218 Chicester

2001

Pluralist in theory, unitarist in practice: Industrial relations management in Irish Greenfield sites
Gunnigle, P; MacCurtain, S; Morley, M
(2001) Pluralist in theory, unitarist in practice: Industrial relations management in Irish Greenfield sites
In 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
(2000) Top Management Teams, Organisational Architecture and Performance: The Case of Asea Brown Boverii
In Analysing Strategic Management,; Dublin : Gill and MacMillan pp. 271-286 Dublin

Peer Reviewed Journals

2020

The prevalence of ill-treatment and bullying at work in Ireland
Hogan, V., Hodgins, M., Lewis, D., MacCurtain, S., Mannix-McNamara, P. and Pursell, L.
(2020) The prevalence of ill-treatment and bullying at work in Ireland
In International Journal of Workplace Health Management;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJWHM-09-2018-0123

2020

Bullying and Ill-Treatment: Insights from an Irish Public Sector Workplace
Hodgins, M., Lewis, D., Pursell, L., Hogan, V., MacCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P.
(2020) Bullying and Ill-Treatment: Insights from an Irish Public Sector Workplace
In Public Money & Management;

2020

“.. A Bit of a Joke”: Policy and Workplace Bullying
Hodgins M.;Lewis D.;MacCurtain S.;McNamara P.;Hogan V.;Pursell L.
(2020) “.. A Bit of a Joke”: Policy and Workplace Bullying
In Sage Open;
DOI: 10.1177/2158244020934493

2020

Power and inaction: why organizations fail to address workplace bullying
Hodgins M.;MacCurtain S.;Mannix McNamara P.
(2020) Power and inaction: why organizations fail to address workplace bullying
In International Journal of Workplace Health Management;
DOI: 10.1108/IJWHM-10-2019-0125

2020

The prevalence of ill-treatment and bullying at work in Ireland
Hogan V.;Hodgins M.;Lewis D.;Maccurtain S.;Mannix-McNamara P.;Pursell L.
(2020) The prevalence of ill-treatment and bullying at work in Ireland
In International Journal of Workplace Health Management;
DOI: 10.1108/IJWHM-09-2018-0123
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2020

Bullying and ill-treatment: insights from an Irish public sector workplace
Hodgins M.;Lewis D.;Pursell L.;Hogan V.;MacCurtain S.;Mannix-McNamara P.
(2020) Bullying and ill-treatment: insights from an Irish public sector workplace
In Public Money & Management;
DOI: 10.1080/09540962.2020.1804679

2018

Speaking up or Staying Silent in bullying situations: the significance of managerial control
MacMahon J, O'Sullivan M, Murphy C, Ryan L and MacCurtain S
(2018) Speaking up or Staying Silent in bullying situations: the significance of managerial control
In Industrial Relations Journal; UK : pp. 473-510
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/irj.12240

2018

Workplace bullying and redress procedures: experiences of teachers in Ireland
McNamara, PM,Fitzpatrick, K,MacCurtain, S,O'Brien, M
(2018) Workplace bullying and redress procedures: experiences of teachers in Ireland
In Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management; pp. 79-97
DOI: 10.1108/QROM-10-2016-1440

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
(2018) To stand back or step in? Exploring the responses of employees who observe workplace bullying
In Nursing inquiry;
DOI: 10.1111/nin.12207

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
(2018) Speaking up or staying silent in bullying situations: the significance of management control
In Journal Of Industrial Relations; HOBOKEN : WILEY pp. 473-491
DOI: 10.1111/irj.12230

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.
(2018) To Stand Up or Step Back, Exploring the Responses of Employees Who Observe Workplace Bullying
In Nursing inquiry;

2018

Speaking up or staying silent in bullying situations: the significance of management control
McMahon, J., O'Sullivan, M., Murphy, C., Ryan, L., MacCurtain, S.
(2018) Speaking up or staying silent in bullying situations: the significance of management control
In Industrial Relations Journal; pp. 473-491
DOI: doi.org/10.1111/irj.12230

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
(2018) Speaking up or staying silent in bullying situations: the significance of management control
In Industrial Relations Journal; HOBOKEN : pp. 473-491
DOI: 10.1111/irj.12230

2017

To Stand back or Step in? Exploring the responses of employees who observe workplace bullying
MacCurtain S, Murphy, C., OSullivan M and Mac Mahon J.
(2017) To Stand back or Step in? Exploring the responses of employees who observe workplace bullying
In Nursing inquiry;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/nin.12207

2014

Workplace bullying and incivility: A systematic review of interventions
Hodgins M.;MacCurtain S.;Mannix-McNamara P.
(2014) Workplace bullying and incivility: A systematic review of interventions
In International Journal of Workplace Health Management; pp. 54-72
DOI: 10.1108/IJWHM-08-2013-0030

2014

Workplace bullying and incivility: a systematic review of interventions
Hodgins, M., MacCurtain, S. and Mannix McNamara, P.
(2014) Workplace bullying and incivility: a systematic review of interventions
In International Journal of Workplace Health Management; pp. 54-72
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJWHM-08-2013-0030

2014

Supporting Patients During Their Breast Cancer Journey The Informational Role of Clinical Nurse Specialists
Droog, E,Armstrong, C,MacCurtain, S
(2014) Supporting Patients During Their Breast Cancer Journey The Informational Role of Clinical Nurse Specialists
In Cancer nursing; pp. 429-435
DOI: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000109

2014

Supporting Patients During Their Breast Cancer Journey: The Informational Role of Clinical Nurse Specialists Supporting Patients During Their Breast Cancer Journey: The Informational Role of Clinical Nurse Specialists
Droog, E; Armstrong, C and MacCurtain, S
(2014) Supporting Patients During Their Breast Cancer Journey: The Informational Role of Clinical Nurse Specialists Supporting Patients During Their Breast Cancer Journey: The Informational Role of Clinical Nurse Specialists
In Cancer nursing;
DOI: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000109

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
(2011) Big hat, no cattle? The relationship between use of high-performance work systems and managerial perceptions of HR departments
In International Journal Of Human Resource Management; pp. 1672-1685
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, PC,Ramamoorthy, N,West, MA,Dawson, JF
(2010) The Top Management Team, Reflexivity, Knowledge Sharing and New Product Performance: A Study of the Irish Software Industry
In Creativity And Innovation Management; pp. 219-232
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8691.2010.00564.x

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
(2010) The Top Management Team, Reflexivity, Knowledge Sharing and New Product Performance: A Study of the Irish Software Industry
In Creativity And Innovation Management; pp. 219-232

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
(2010) THE IMPACT OF DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY MANAGEMENT ON FIRM PERFORMANCE: BEYOND HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK SYSTEMS
In Human Resource Management; pp. 977-998
DOI: 10.1002/hrm.20391

2009

Unions and the adoption of high performance work systems: Does employment security play a role?
Liu W.;Guthrie J.;Flood P.;Maccurtain S.
(2009) Unions and the adoption of high performance work systems: Does employment security play a role?
In Industrial And Labor Relations Review; pp. 109-127
DOI: 10.1177/001979390906300106

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.
(2009) Unions and the adoption of high performance work systems: Does employment security play a role?
In Industrial And Labor Relations Review; pp. 109-127

2009

High performance work systems in Ireland: human resource and organizational outcomes
Guthrie, J; Flood, P; Liu, W; MacCurtain, S
(2009) High performance work systems in Ireland: human resource and organizational outcomes
In International Journal Of Human Resource Management; pp. 112-125
DOI: 10.1080/09585190802528433

2009

UNIONS AND THE ADOPTION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK SYSTEMS: DOES EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PLAY A ROLE?
Liu, WC; Guthrie, JP; Flood, PC; MacCurtain, S
(2009) UNIONS AND THE ADOPTION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK SYSTEMS: DOES EMPLOYMENT SECURITY PLAY A ROLE?
In Industrial & Labor Relations Review; pp. 109-127

2008

Organisational climates in healthcare - A framework to explain the combined impact of trust and task-related conflict
MacCurtain, S; Armstrong, C
(2008) Organisational climates in healthcare - A framework to explain the combined impact of trust and task-related conflict
In Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin; pp. 71-73

2008

Understanding the relationship between trust and social capital: a focus on collective learning
Gubbbins, C; MacCurtain, S
(2008) Understanding the relationship between trust and social capital: a focus on collective learning
In Advances In Developing Human Resources; pp. 578-599

2008

Organisational climate in healthcare: A framework to explain the combined impact of trust and task conflict
MacCurtain, S; Armstrong, C
(2008) Organisational climate in healthcare: A framework to explain the combined impact of trust and task conflict
In Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin; pp. 71-72

2008

Healthcare quality improvements: The importance of strategic HRM in breast cancer care
Droog, E; Armstrong, C; MacCurtain, S
(2008) Healthcare quality improvements: The importance of strategic HRM in breast cancer care
In Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin; pp. 99-101

2008

Trust as a Multidimensional Concept - perceptions of trust in middle and senior management in healthcare sector
McMahon, J; MacCurtain, S
(2008) Trust as a Multidimensional Concept - perceptions of trust in middle and senior management in healthcare sector
In Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin;

2007

Community Mental Health Teams: Determinants of effectiveness
Armstrong, C; deBurca, S; Flood, P; MacCurtain, S
(2007) Community Mental Health Teams: Determinants of effectiveness
In Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin; pp. 85-86

2007

Community Mental Health Teams: Determinants of Effectiveness
Armstrong, C; deBurca, S; Flood, P; MacCurtain, S
(2007) Community Mental Health Teams: Determinants of Effectiveness
In Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin; pp. 85-86

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
(2007) The role of human capital philosophy in promoting firm innovativeness and performance: test of a causal model
In International Journal Of Human Resource Management; pp. 1456-1470
DOI: 10.1080/09585190701502588

2006

Organisational Justice Perceptions and Employee Attitudes among Irish Blue Collar Employees: An Empirical Test of the Main and Moderating Roles of Individualism/Collectivism
Murphy, C; Ramamoorthy, N; Flood, P; MacCurtain, S
(2006) Organisational Justice Perceptions and Employee Attitudes among Irish Blue Collar Employees: An Empirical Test of the Main and Moderating Roles of Individualism/Collectivism
In Management Revue; pp. 328-344

2006

Do Individualism/Collectivism Orientations (I/C) Moderate the Relationship Between Justice Perceptions and Employee Attitudes? An Empirical Test of Irish Blue Collar Employees
Murphy, C (Armstrong, C); Ramamoorthy, N; Flood, P; MacCurtain, S
(2006) Do Individualism/Collectivism Orientations (I/C) Moderate the Relationship Between Justice Perceptions and Employee Attitudes? An Empirical Test of Irish Blue Collar Employees
In Management Revue; pp. 328-343

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
(2005) CEO Leadership, Top Management Team Trust and the Combination and Exchange of Information
In Irish Journal Of Management; pp. 22-40

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
(2005) CEO Leadership, Top Team trust and the combination and exchange of information
In Irish Journal Of Management; pp. 22-40

2001

Dismantling pluralism - Industrial relations in Irish greenfield sites
Gunnigle, P; MacCurtain, S; Morley, M
(2001) Dismantling pluralism - Industrial relations in Irish greenfield sites
In Personnel Review; pp. 263-279
DOI: 10.1108/00483480110386455

2001

Pluralist in Theory, Unitarist in Practice: Industrial Relations Management in Greenfield Sites
Gunnigle, P; MacCurtain, S; Morley M
(2001) Pluralist in Theory, Unitarist in Practice: Industrial Relations Management in Greenfield Sites
In Personnel Review; pp. 263-279

Other Journals

2001

Peak Practice:Building High Performance Teams, ,
MacCurtain, S; Flood, P; West, M
(2001) Peak Practice:Building High Performance Teams, ,
In Decision; pp. 25-27

2001

Team Leadership
Flood, P; MacCurtain, S
(2001) Team Leadership
In Excellence Ireland;

Conference Publications

2012

British Academy of Management
MacCurtain S, West M, MacMahon J and Daeson S
(2012) British Academy of Management

2009

Academy of Management
MacCurtain, S; Flood, P, Ramamoorty, N; West, M and Dawson, J
(2009) Academy of Management

2009

Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting: Green Management Matters, AOM 2009
MacCurtain S.;Flood P.;Ramamoorty N.;West M.;Dawson J.
(2009) Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting: Green Management Matters, AOM 2009

2008

Academy of Management 2008 Annual Meeting: The Questions We Ask, AOM 2008
Armstrong C.;Flood P.;Guthrie J.;Liu W.;Maccurtain S.;Mkamwa T.
(2008) Academy of Management 2008 Annual Meeting: The Questions We Ask, AOM 2008

2007

Academy of Management
MacCurtain, S; MacMahon, J.; Flood, P and Turner, T.
(2007) Academy of Management

2007

Irish Academy of Management Conference,
MacCurtain, S. and Armstrong C.
(2007) Irish Academy of Management Conference,

2007

9th International HRM Conference
Armstrong, C., Flood, P., Guthrie, J., Liu, W., MacCurtain, S. & Mkamwa, T.
(2007) 9th International HRM Conference

2005

XXV International Sunbelt Social Network Conference
Gubbins, M. C., MacCurtain, S. Garavan, T. N.,
(2005) XXV International Sunbelt Social Network Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

4th International HRM Conference
C. Murphy, N Ramamoorthy, P. C. Flood and S. Mac Curtain
(2005) 4th International HRM Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Institute of Public Administration Seminar on Partnership
MacCurtain, S
(2005) Institute of Public Administration Seminar on Partnership
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Dutch HRM Network Conference
Murphy, C., Ramamoorthy, N., Flood, P. & MacCurtain, S.
(2005) Dutch HRM Network Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

International HRM Conference Seville
MacCurtain, S., West M., Flood, P. and Dawson J.
(2005) International HRM Conference Seville
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

8th Annual Conference, Irish Academy of Management Conference
P. C. Flood, J. Guthrie, W. Liu and S. Mac Curtain
(2005) 8th Annual Conference, Irish Academy of Management Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Farrell, J., Flood, P., MacCurtain, S., Hannigan, A., Dawson, J. and West, M.
(2004) Irish Academy of Management Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Industrial Relations Research Association Conference
Gunnigle, P., MacCurtain, S. & Morley, M
(2001) Industrial Relations Research Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS RESEARCH ASSOCIATION SERIES, PROCEEDINGS
Gunnigle, P; MacCurtain, S; Morley, M
(2001) INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS RESEARCH ASSOCIATION SERIES, PROCEEDINGS
pp. 309-316

2000

3rd Irish Academy of Management Conference
Gunnigle, P., MacCurtain, S. & Morley, M
(2000) 3rd Irish Academy of Management Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

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

Published Reports

2019

The Future of Work Now: The digital transformation of customer service and the emergence of Ireland's Cx professional.
Kieran, S., Ryan, L., MacMahon, J., MacCurtain, S.
(2019) The Future of Work Now: The digital transformation of customer service and the emergence of Ireland's Cx professional.
Ireland : Skillnet Ireland

2012

Workplace Bullying Among Nurses in Ireland,
McMahon, J, MacCurtain, S, O'Sullivan, M, Murphy, C and Turner T (
(2012) Workplace Bullying Among Nurses in Ireland,
Dublin : Irish Nurses and Midwives Trade Union

Other Publications

2008

New models of High Performance Work Systems: The business case for strategic HRM, Partnership and diversity and equality systems
Flood, P; Guthrie, J; Liu, W; Armstrong, C; MacCurtain, S; Mkamwa, T ORegan, C
(2008) New models of High Performance Work Systems: The business case for strategic HRM, Partnership and diversity and equality systems
(Ed.) The Equality Authority & The NCPP pp. 1-48

2005

High Performance Work Systems: The Economic Evidence
Flood, P; Guthrie, J; Liu, W; MacCurtain, S
(2005) High Performance Work Systems: The Economic Evidence
In Advances In Case-Based Reasoning;