Jamie Thompson

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Dr Jamie Thompson

Lecturer

Biography

Jamie is a Lecturer in Marketing at Edinburgh Napier University. He is the Research Lead for the Marketing Group and a member of The Business School's Research Degrees Committee. Jamie completed his PhD at Heriot-Watt University exploring volunteer communities in Kenya and Cambodia. Jamie's current research focuses on the impact of new technology on consumers.

His ongoing projects are studying esports, gambling marketing, 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.

Jamie lectures on areas of social media marketing, marketing management in practice, and teaches research methods at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. If interested in pursuing a Research Degree at Edinburgh Napier please get in touch.

Research Groups

Esteem

Editorial Activity

  • Editorial Board for Tourism Management Perspectives

 

Fellowships and Awards

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

 

Media Activity

  • 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

 

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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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