Jamie Thompson

jamie thompson

Jamie Thompson

  

Biography

Jamie is a Lecturer in Marketing at Edinburgh Napier University. His research interests are intercultural and socially sustainable marketing, habitus, research philosophy, and research methods. Jamie completed his PhD at Heriot-Watt University in 2020, which explored tourism management and volunteer host communities with Bourdieu.

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Capital deployment and exchange in volunteer tourism

Journal Article
Thompson, J., & Taheri, B. (2020)
Capital deployment and exchange in volunteer tourism. Annals of Tourism Research, 81, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2019.102848
This paper draws upon Bourdieusian literature to examine how capitals are exchanged between stakeholders in volunteer tourism settings. Through exploratory interviews at schoo...

Self-expression and play: can religious tourism be hedonistic?

Journal Article
Lochrie, S., Baxter, I. W. F., Collinson, E., Curran, R., Gannon, M. J., Taheri, B., …Yalinay, O. (2019)
Self-expression and play: can religious tourism be hedonistic?. Tourism Recreation Research, 44(1), 2-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508281.2018.1545825
Using data collected from 538 Iranian tourists undertaking the religious pilgrimage of Umrah (i.e., voluntary travel to the holy city of Mecca at any time throughout the year)...

Servicescape and shopping value: the role of negotiation intention, social orientation, and recreational identity at the Istanbul Grand Bazaar, Turkey

Journal Article
Yalinay, O., Baxter, I. W. F., Collinson, E., Curran, R., Gannon, M. J., Lochrie, S., …Thompson, J. (2018)
Servicescape and shopping value: the role of negotiation intention, social orientation, and recreational identity at the Istanbul Grand Bazaar, Turkey. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 35(9), 1132-1144. https://doi.org/10.1080/10548408.2018.1475277
This paper examines the influence of negotiation intention, recreational shopper identity, and social shopping orientation on both servicescape and visitors’ overall shopping ...

An examination of initiation rituals in a UK sporting institution and the impact on group development

Journal Article
Thompson, J., Johnstone, J., & Banks, C. (2018)
An examination of initiation rituals in a UK sporting institution and the impact on group development. European Sport Management Quarterly, 18(5), 544-562. https://doi.org/10.1080/16184742.2018.1439984
Research question: This study investigates the impact of initiation rituals on group development. Through the application of chaos theory, we examine how the trajectory of tea...

The traditional marketplace: serious leisure and recommending authentic travel

Journal Article
Curran, R., Baxter, I. W. F., Collinson, E., Gannon, M. J., Lochrie, S., Taheri, B., …Yalinay, O. (2018)
The traditional marketplace: serious leisure and recommending authentic travel. Service Industries Journal, 38(15-16), 1116-1132. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2018.1432603
Services reliant on revenue generated from tourism are often beholden to how authentic visitors perceive their offering to be. From a managerial perspective, this is exacerbat...

Negotiation, bargaining, and discounts: generating WoM and local tourism development at the Tabriz bazaar, Iran

Journal Article
Thompson, J., Baxter, I. W. F., Curran, R., Gannon, M. J., Lochrie, S., Taheri, B., & Yalinay, O. (2018)
Negotiation, bargaining, and discounts: generating WoM and local tourism development at the Tabriz bazaar, Iran. Current Issues in Tourism, 21(11), 1207-1214. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2017.1396294
This paper examines the effects of negotiation intention, bargaining propensity, and discount satisfaction on word-of-mouth (WoM) behaviours for tourists visiting Tabriz bazaa...

Travelling for Umrah: destination attributes, destination image, and post-travel intentions

Journal Article
Gannon, M. J., Baxter, I. W. F., Collinson, E., Curran, R., Farrington, T., Glasgow, S., …Yalinay, O. (2017)
Travelling for Umrah: destination attributes, destination image, and post-travel intentions. Service Industries Journal, 37(7-8), 448-465. https://doi.org/10.1080/02642069.2017.1333601
This paper examines the links between cosmopolitanism, self-identity, and a desire for social interaction on perceived destination image and behavioural intentions. A model wa...

A modern day panopticon: Using power and control theory to manage volunteer tourists in Bolivia

Journal Article
Thompson, J., Curran, R., & O'Gorman, K. D. (2017)
A modern day panopticon: Using power and control theory to manage volunteer tourists in Bolivia. Tourism Management Perspectives, 22, 34-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmp.2017.01.003
Volunteer tourism literature is yet to examine the impact of power and control practices on volunteer tourist compliancy. This paper contributes to closing this research gap b...