Juliet Mac Mahon

Lecturer

Contact Details


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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 2015 and 2016 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)

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

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2019 'Diversity and Equality in the Workplace'
MacMahon J., and O'Brien M. (2019) 'Diversity and Equality in the Workplace' In: Ronan Carbery and Christine Cross (eds). Human resource Management. London: MacMillan International, Red Globe press. [DOI] [Details]
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 (2017) 'Zero Hours Work and the Role of the Law in Ireland’' In: The New Foundations of Labour law. Frankfurt, germany: Peter Lang. [Details]
2013 'Equality in the Workplace'
Mac Mahon J. (2013) 'Equality in the Workplace' In: Human Resource Management: A Concise Introduction. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
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. [Details]
2003 'Management Development in Micro and Small Firms in Ireland: linking management development practices to firm size, strategic type, HRM orientation and owner-manager espoused values, in'
Garavan, TN; McCarthy, A; McMahon, J; Gubbins, C (2003) 'Management Development in Micro and Small Firms in Ireland: linking management development practices to firm size, strategic type, HRM orientation and owner-manager espoused values, in' In: Human Resource Development in Small Organisations: Research and Practice, Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development. [Details]
1994 'Employee Relations in Small Firms'
McMahon, J (1994) 'Employee Relations in Small Firms' In: Continuity and Change in Irish Employee Relations. Dublin, ireland: Oaktree Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Integrating formal learning into work-integrated learning to create a semi-formal environment'
Nagle, L., Lannon, J. McMahon, J. (2018) 'Integrating formal learning into work-integrated learning to create a semi-formal environment'. International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 19 (2):181-191 [Details]
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'. Journal Of Industrial Relations, 49 :473-491 [DOI] [Details]
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'. Nursing inquiry, 25 [DOI] [Details]
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. (2018) ''The Role of the State in Shaping Zero Hours Work in an Atypical Liberal Market Economy''. Economic And Industrial Democracy, [Details]
2011 'Women's Occupational Trends in the Irish Economy: Moving towards High-skilled Occupations or Evidence of Deskilling?'
Turner, T; McMahon, J (2011) 'Women's Occupational Trends in the Irish Economy: Moving towards High-skilled Occupations or Evidence of Deskilling?'. Gender Work And Organization, 18 :222-240 [DOI] [Details]
2010 'Employment equality legislation in Ireland: Claimants, representation and outcomes'
O'Sullivan M., MacMahon J. (2010) 'Employment equality legislation in Ireland: Claimants, representation and outcomes'. Industrial Law Journal, 39 (4):329-354 [DOI] [Details]
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'. NAT. INST. OF HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH BULLETIN, 4 [Details]
2008 'Women and Occupations in the Irish Economy: An era of New Opportunities?'
Turner, T; McMahon, J (2008) 'Women and Occupations in the Irish Economy: An era of New Opportunities?'. ADMINISTRATION, 55 (1):111-133 [Details]
1999 'Managerial effectiveness in Irish SMEs: implications for HRD'
MacMahon, J; Murphy, E (1999) 'Managerial effectiveness in Irish SMEs: implications for HRD'. JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN INDUSTRIAL TRAINING, 23 (1) [Details]
1999 'Managerial effectiveness in Irish Smes: Implications for HRD'
McMahon, J; Murphy, E (1999) 'Managerial effectiveness in Irish Smes: Implications for HRD'. JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN INDUSTRIAL TRAINING, 23 (1):25-36 [Details]
1996 'Employee Relations in Small Irish Firms'
McMahon, J (1996) 'Employee Relations in Small Irish Firms'. EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, 18 (5):68-80 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
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 (2018) Zero hours regulation, intersectionality and the erosion of the SER The case of Ireland CRIMT international Conference: What Kind of Work for the Future: Disruption, Experimentation and Re regulation [Details]
2017 Global Conference International HRM
Ryan Lorraine, Mac Mahon J and Gunnigle P. (2017) Zero Hours Work: A Comparison of Two Liberal Market Economies Global Conference International HRM [Details]
2017 5th regulating or decent Work Conference
'Sullivan M., Mc Mahon J.,Lavelle, J, O'Brien M. (2017) (2017) International conference at ILO HQ in genevaa on lzero hours work 5th regulating or decent Work Conference Geneva, , 03-JUL-17 - 05-JUL-17 [Details]
2012 British Academy of Management
MacCurtain S, West M, MacMahon J and Daeson S (2012) Bullying through the lens of the Job demand Control Model British Academy of Management [Details]
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) Zero Hours Work in Ireland 4th NERI Labour Market Conference [Details]
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) Zero Hours Work in Ireland: Prevalence, Outcomes and Possible Public Policy Responses 19th Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference [Details]
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 (2016) Zero Hours Work in Ireland: Prevalence, Drivers and the Role of the Law New Foundations of Labour Law in the Globalised Market Economy? [Details]
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) Zero Hours Work in Ireland: Prevalence, Outcomes and Possible Public Policy Responses British Universities Industrial Relations Association Conference [Details]
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) Zero Hours Work in Ireland Fifth International Conference on Precarious Work and Vulnerable Workers [Details]
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) Zero Hours Work in Ireland: Prevalence, Drivers and the Role of the Law ReMarkLab Conference: New Foundations of Labour Law in the Globalised Market Economy? [Details]
2014 9th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment
MacMahon, J, Ryan, L., McCurtain, S., O’Sullivan, M. and Murphy, C. (2014) Fear, Futility & Silence: Why Employees do not Utilise Anti-Bullying Procedures at Work 9th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment [Details]
2013 16th Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference
MacMahon, J, Ryan, L., McCurtain, S., O’Sullivan, M. and Murphy, C. (2013) Dignity at Work Procedures: Not worth the Paper They are Written on? 16th Annual Irish Academy of Management Conference [Details]
2009 Irish Academy of Management
O'Sullivan, M. and MacMahon, J. (2009) Employment Equality Law in Ireland: Claimants, Representation and Outcomes Irish Academy of Management Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, , 02-SEP-09 - 04-SEP-09 [Details]
2008 6th international Organisation behaviour in healthcare conference (OBHC)
Dr Juliet Mac Mahon Dr Sarah Mac Curtain Dr Thomas Turner (2008) Bullying in an Irish Health Care Organisation: An Examination of the Causes and Implications for climate 6th international Organisation behaviour in healthcare conference (OBHC) , 25-MAR-08 - 28-MAR-08 [Details]
2008 International Labour Process Conference
Turner, T. and McMahon, J. (2008) Getting on? Women¿s share of managerial and professional occupations in the Irish Economy International Labour Process Conference , 18-MAR-08 - 20-MAR-08 [Details]
2008 6th Organisation behaviour in healthcare conference (OBHC), University of new south wales, sydney
Dr Juliet Mac Mahon Dr Sarah Mac Curtain Dr Thomas Turner (2008) Examining Climate in the Context of a Changing Healthcare System; The particular Case of an Intellectual Disability Service Provider in Ireland 6th Organisation behaviour in healthcare conference (OBHC), University of new south wales, sydney , 25-MAR-08 - 28-MAY-08 [Details]
2008 7th Annual Irish universities alliance IUA Conference: restructuring HR- old wine in new bottles?
Juliet macmahon (2008) Leveraging HR capability in irish Universities- the role of HR 7th Annual Irish universities alliance IUA Conference: restructuring HR- old wine in new bottles? , 16-OCT-08 - 16-OCT-08 [Details]
2007 Academy of Management
MacCurtain, S; MacMahon, J.; Flood, P and Turner, T. (2007) Psychological Safety, trust and employee outcomes in the intellectual disability sector: A multi level Perspective Academy of Management , 14-AUG-07 - 17-AUG-07 [Details]
2004 UFHRD/ AHRD
MacMahon, J. and fitzpatrick M (2004) Knowledge Management as an Approach to HRD UFHRD/ AHRD , 27-MAY-04 - 28-MAY-04 [Details]
2001 Global HRM conference
MacMahon, J. & Fitzpatrick, M. (2001) HRM and labour market issues in Irish small firms Global HRM conference , 20-JUN-01 - 22-JUN-01 [Details]
1999 World Training and Development Conference
McMahon, J. and Murphy, E., (1999) Development needs of owner managers in Irish SMEs . In: * eds. World Training and Development Conference , pp.*-* [Details]
1998 Inaugural Conference of Irish Academy of Management
McMahon, J. and Murphy, E. (1998) Developing systems in micro enterprises . In: * eds. Inaugural Conference of Irish Academy of Management , 01-SEP-98 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1997 Conference Proceedings of ISBA 20th National Small Policy and Research Conference
MacMahon, J. and Murphy, E (1997) Generating growth in Irish small companies: addressing the research gap in the Irish context . In: * eds. Conference Proceedings of ISBA 20th National Small Policy and Research Conference , 01-NOV-97 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2018 CRIMT international Conference: What Kind of Work for the Future: Disruption, Experimentation and Re regulation,
MacMahon J, Ryan L (2018) paper presented within theme: how redefinition of the boundaries of the firm are disrupting traditional regulatory mechanisms, labour law and worker representation. [Oral Presentation], CRIMT international Conference: What Kind of Work for the Future: Disruption, Experimentation and Re regulation, Montreal, canada , 25-OCT-18 - 27-OCT-18 [Details]
2017 3rd Global Conference on International HRM,
Juliet mac Mahon and Lorraine Ryan (2017) presentation on zero hours in two liberal market economies. [Oral Presentation], 3rd Global Conference on International HRM, St John's University, Manhattan Campus, New York, US , 18-MAY-17 - 20-MAY-17 [Details]
2014 IAWBH 9th Internal Conference on Workplace Bullying,
Mac Mahon J, and Ryan L (2014) Fear Futility and Silence: Why employees do not utilise workplace bullying procedures. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], IAWBH 9th Internal Conference on Workplace Bullying, Milan , 17-JUN-16 - 20-JUN-14 [Details]
2016 Irish Academy of Management Special Interest Group Seminar on Quality of Work,
O'Sullivan, M., MacMahon, J., Ryan, L. (2016) ‘The Regulation of Zero Hours Work’. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management Special Interest Group Seminar on Quality of Work, Queens University Belfast , 22-JAN-16 - 22-JAN-16 [Details]
2004 International HRD,
Fitzpatrick, M. & MacMahon, J. (2004) Knowledge Management as an approach to HRD. [International Refereed Conference], International HRD, Limerick , 05-MAY-04 - 07-MAY-04 [Details]
2001 Global Human Resource Management,
MacMahon, J. & Fitzpatrick, M. (2001) HRM and Labour market issues in Irish small firms. [International Refereed Conference], Global Human Resource Management, Barcelona , 06-JUN-01 - 08-JUN-01 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2018 On-call work in industrialized countries.
O'Sullivan, M., Lavelle, J., MacMahon, J., ., Ryan,L, Murphy, C (2018) On-call work in industrialized countries. International Labour Organisation, Geneva. [Details]
2018 HR Practices in Ireland.
Cross, C., Murphy, C and MacMahon, J (2018) HR Practices in Ireland. CIPD, London. [Details]
2017 Workplace Climate in the defence Forces phase two: results of focus group research.
MacMahon J. mac Curtain S and harnett C (2017) Workplace Climate in the defence Forces phase two: results of focus group research. university of limerick, limerick. [Details]
2016 Wellbeing in the Defence Forces: Report on the Defence Forces Your Say Climate Survey 2015.
Mac Curtain S., Mac Mahon J. Harnett C (2016) Wellbeing in the Defence Forces: Report on the Defence Forces Your Say Climate Survey 2015. Irish Defence Forces, Newbridge ireland. [Details]
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 (2015) A Study on the Prevalence of Zero Hour Contracts among Irish Employers and the Impact on Employees. University of Limerick, Ireland. [Details]
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. Irish Nurses and Midwives Trade Union, Dublin. [Details]

Other Items Published

  Year Publication
2006 Women and Occupations in the Irish Economy: An era of New Opportunities?.
Turner, T; McMahon, J (2006) Women and Occupations in the Irish Economy: An era of New Opportunities?. Other Items Published [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Employment Law Association of Ireland member 29-JAN-19 /
Irish Instititute of Training and Development (IITD) fellow 12-OCT-97 /
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development CIPD member 27-AUG-92 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
KBS Research Committee Member 2012 /
KBS Research Ethics Committee Member 2012 / 2015
Academic Programme Review Committee Member 2013 / 2017
CIPD Mid West Committee Member 2013 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
University of limerick Lecturer/Course Director 01-SEP-98 /
UCD, Department of Industrial Relations junior lecturer 22-SEP-96 / 25-SEP-98

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2013 Law Society of ireland Diploma in Employment Law Employment Law
1994 University of Limerick M.B.S.
2002 university of limerick Ph.D.

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Teaching Interests

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