Patricia Mannix McNamara

Personal Profile

Patricia is currently Head of the School of Education in the University of Limerick. She began her career as a post primary school teacher before completing her PhD in the examination of supervisory relationships from a critical theory perspective. Patricia teaches courses on professionalism, research methods and health promotion in Ireland and abroad at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is now involved in the structuring and teaching of the newly rolled out Masters of Education in Educational Leadership program. 

Research Interests

Patricia’s research interests currently include bullying (workplace and school), power, organisational well-being, organisational relationships, organisational culture, stress and burnout. 

Selected Publications

Mannix McNamara, P. (in press) ‘The prevalence of ill-treatment and bullying at work in Ireland’. International Journal of Workplace Health Management 

Mannix McNamara, P. (2019) The Contested Terrain of Power in Workplace Bullying, In D’Cruz, P. et al (eds) Pathways f Hob-related Negative behaviour. Handbook of Workplace Bullyng, Emotional Abuse and Harassment, vol 2. Springer: Singapore. 

Hodgins, M., & Author 2, P. (2019). An Enlightened Environment? Workplace Bullying and Incivility in Irish Higher Education. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal 

Mannix McNamara, P., Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., Pursell, L. (2018) Over policied and under protected: the problematics of policy in workplace bullying International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harrassment, IAWBH 2018 Bordeaux 

Hogan, V., Hodgines, M., Pursell, L., McCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P. and Lewis, D (2018) Sectoral Differences in Workplace Ill-treatment in Ireland International Commission on Occupational Health 2018 Dublin, 29-APR-18 04-MAY-18 

Hogan, V., Lewis, D., McCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P., Pursell, L. and Hodgins, M. (2018) Workplace ill-treatment in Ireland: findings from the Irish Workplace Behaviour Study International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harrassment, IAWBH 2018 

Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., Pursell, L., Mannix McNamara, p., McCurtain, S., and Lewis, D. (2018) The importance of the work environment for workplace ill-treatment International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harrassment, IAWBH 2018 Bordeaux 

Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., Pursell, L., Mannix McNamara, P., McCurtain, S. and Lewis, D. (2018) Demi-Gods and spinning tops: Workplace bullying and power culture International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harrassment, IAWBH 2018 Bordeaux 

Pursell, L., Hogan, V., Lewis, D., McCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P and Hodgins, M. (2018) Relationships between those experiencing and perpetrating workplace ill-treatment International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harrassment, IAWBH 2018 Bordeaux 

Hodgins, M., Pursell, L., Hogan, V., McCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P and Lewis, D. (2017) Irish Workplace Behaviour Study: Is Workplace Bullying gendered? 18th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology Dublin, 17-MAY-17 19-MAY-19 

Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., Lewis, D., McCurtain, S., McNamara, P., Pursell, L (2016) ‘Ill Treatment and Gender; Irish Workplace Behaviour Study 10th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harrassment Auckland 

Hodgins, M., Pursell, L., Hogan, V., McCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P., and Lewis, D (2018) Irish Workplace Behaviour Study [Final Report]. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, Galway. 

Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., Pursell, L., Lewis, D., McCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P (2019) The Irish Workplace Behaviour Study: Experience of Ill-treatment and Relationship with Work Characteristics. [Oral Presentation], 6th Regulating for Decent Work Conference, Geneva, 08-JUL-19 – 10-JUL-19 

Hogan, V., Hodgins, M., Pursell, L., McCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P., and Lewis, D. (2018) Sectoral differences in workplace ill-treatment in Ireland. [Oral Presenation], ICOH International Congress, Dublin Convention Centre, 29-APR-18 – 04-MAY-18 

Mannix McNamara, P. and Moynihan. S. (2010) “Teachers’ Experiences, Perceptions of and Skills in Addressing Cyber Bullying in Irish Schools.” Paper presented at 2nd Global Conference on Bullying, Prague, November. Accessed January 20, 2015. http://works.bepress.com/patricia_mannixmcnamara/14  

Mannix McNamara, P., Foy, T., Moynihan, S. and Rockett, P. (2019). “The role of policy in the creation of empowered workplace culture: insights from the experience of one university in Ireland.” Paper presented at 2nd Global Conference on Bullying, Prague, November.  

Mannix McNamara, P. and Moynihan. S. (2010) “Teachers’ Experiences, Perceptions of and Skills in Addressing Cyber Bullying in Irish Schools.” Paper presented at 2nd Global Conference on Bullying, Prague, November. Accessed January 20, 2015. http://works.bepress.com/patricia_mannixmcnamara/14  

Hodgins, M., McNamara, P., MacCurtain, S. (2013) ’Workplace Bullying and Incivility: A systematic Review of Interventions’ International Journal of Workplace Health Management, 7 (1,) 54-72, http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/IJWHM-08-2013-0030  

Deasy, C. and Mannix‐McNamara, P. (2017) Challenging Performativity in Higher Education: Promoting a Healthier Learning Culture in Renes, S. (ed.) Global Voices in Higher Education. Publisher: InTech, under CC BY 3.0 license ISBN 978-953-51-3230-1,   https://www.intechopen.com/books/global-voices-in-higher-education/challenging-performativity-in-higher-education-promoting-a-healthier-learning-culture    DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68736 

Hodgins, M. and Mannix McNamara, P. (2017) ‘Bullying and incivility in higher education workplaces: Micropolitics and the abuse of power’, Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 12(3), pp.190-206. 

Hogan, V., Hodgins, M., Pursell, L., MacCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P. and Lewis, D. (2018) ‘459 Sectoral differences in workplace ill-treatment in Ireland’ Paper presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH). 

Hodgins, M., Pursell, L., Hogan, V., MacCurtain, S., Mannix-McNamara, P. and Lewis, D., (2018) ‘Irish workplace behaviour study’, report submitted to the IOSH Research Committee. 

Mannix McNamara, P., Fitzpatrick, K., MacCurtain, S. and O’Brien, M. (2018) ‘Workplace bullying and redress procedures: experiences of teachers in Ireland’, Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 13(1), pp.79-97. 

Mannix McNamara, P. (n.d.) ‘The Contested Terrain of Power in Workplace Bullying’ In: P. D’Cruz, E. Noronha, E. Baillien, B. Catley, K. Harlos, A. Hogh and E. Mikkelsen, ed., Pathways of Job-related Negative Behaviour, 1st ed. Springer Singapore.