Jamie Thompson
jamie thompson

Dr Jamie Thompson

Lecturer

Biography

Jamie is a Lecturer in Marketing at Edinburgh Napier University. He is the Research Lead for the Marketing Group, a committee member for The Business School's Research Degrees Committee and Research Integrity Committee. Jamie completed his PhD at Heriot-Watt University. Jamie's research focuses on research methods; consumer wellbeing; and consumer behaviour with innovative technology.

His ongoing projects are studying esports and the well-being of people in virtual environments. He has published in a number of internationally recognised journals such as Tourism Management, Annals of Tourism Research, European Sport Management Quarterly, and International Journal of Hospitality Management. Further, he has successfully led on a number of funded projects from funders such as The Marketing Trust on the innovative topic of virtual influencers.

Jamie is Programme Leader for Marketing with Digital Media and lectures on areas of social media marketing, marketing management in practice, and teaches research methods at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is an experienced Research Degree supervisor who is open to applicants.

Events

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Peer review: How to
  • School Research Integrity Committee
  • School Research Degrees Committee
  • School Research and Innovation Committee

 

Editorial Activity

  • Editorial Review Board for Qualitative Report
  • Editorial Board for Tourism Management Perspectives

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner, University of Bedfordshire, BSc (Hons) Advertising and Marketing Communication

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Best Paper in the Global Marketing Conference
  • Most Innovative Paper in the Academy of Marketing Conference
  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
  • Finalist for Scopus’s Biannual Early Career Researcher UK Awards 2020

 

Invited Speaker

  • Invited Speaker on Digital Marketing at Technische Universität Braunschweig
  • Invited Speaker on Qualitative Thematic Analysis at Robert Morris University Pittsburgh
  • Invited Speaker on Volunteer Tourism at Heriot-Watt University

 

Media Activity

  • Author for Napier Blogs
  • Author at The Conversation
  • Author at the World Economic Forum

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • European Marketing Academy
  • Member of Academy of Marketing
  • Member of the British Sociological Association

 

Reviewing

  • Journal Reviewer: Tourism Management
  • Journal Reviewer: Current Issues in Tourism
  • Journal Reviewer: International Journal of Consumer Studies
  • Journal Reviewer: Event Management
  • Journal Reviewer: The Qualitative Report
  • Journal Reviewer: International Journal of Hospitality Management
  • Journal Reviewer: Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Journal Reviewer: International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • Journal Reviewer: International Journal of Cultural Studies
  • Journal Reviewer: Journal of Business Research
  • Journal Reviewer: European Sport Management Quarterly
  • Journal Reviewer: Annals of Tourism Research
  • Journal Reviewer: Tourism Management Perspectives
  • Journal Reviewer: The Service Industries Journal
  • Journal Reviewer: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly

 

Date


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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...

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