Associate Professor

  • Management Department

Curriculum vitae

PhD Strategic Marketing
University of Cardiff, Great Britain (2007)

University of Cardiff, Great Britain (1993)

BSc. Hons, Business and French
University of Surrey, Great Britain (1988)



Lisa THOMAS, Véronique AMBROSINI, Paul HUGUES (2018) . The role of organizational citizenship behaviour and rewards in strategy effectiveness, International Journal of Human Resource Management


Imed BEN NASR, L. THOMAS, J-F TRINQUECOSTE, I ABAIDI (2016) . The brand website as a means of reviving memories and imagery, Information and Communication Technologies in Organizations and Society (DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-28907), 6-15


Veronique AMBROSINI, L. THOMAS (2015) . Materializing strategy: The role of comprehensiveness and management controls in strategy formation in volatile environments, British Journal of Management, 26 S105-S125


L. THOMAS, Jon BILLSBERRY, V AMBROSINI, Harry BARTON (2014) . Convergence and divergence dynamics in British and French Business Schools: How will the pressure for accreditation influence these dynamics?, British Journal of Management, 5 305-319


L. BARTON (THOMAS, Veronique AMBROSINI (2013) . The moderating effect of organization change cynicism on middle manager strategy commitment, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24 (4), 721-746

L. BARTON (THOMAS), S PAINBENI, H BARTON (2013) . Entrepreneurial marketing within the French wine industry, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, 19 (2), 1355-2554


L. THOMAS, S PAINBENI, H BARTON (2012) . Small firms crafting growth niches in the French wine industry:The role of entrepreneurial marketing, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 13 (3), 211-218


H BARTON, L. BARTON (THOMAS) (2011) . Trust and Psychological Empowerment in the Russian Work Context, Human Resource Management Review, 21 (3), 201-208

L. (BARTON) THOMAS , H BARTON (2011) . Challenges, Issues and Change: What is the future of UK policing in the twenty-first century?, International Journal of Public Sector Management, 24 (2), 146-156


L. THOMAS (2002) . The nature and dynamics of counter-implementation in strategic marketing: A propositional inventory, Journal of Strategic Marketing, 10 (3), 189-204

THOMAS, L. (2015). Chapter 9: Resource Based View of the Firm (3rd edition ed.)., Advanced Strategic Management. Palgrave.

Scientific activities

Reviewer for an academic journal :

  • (2018)
  • (2013)
  • British Journal of Management
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research
  • International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Scandinavian Journal of Management
  • Journal of Strategic Marketing
  • Journal of Strategy and Management

Member of an academic association :

  • American Academy of Management (AOM)
  • British Academy of Management (BAM)
  • Strategy as Practice (SaP), Special Interest Group (AOM)

Reviewer for a scientific conference :

  • Strategic Management Society (SMS)
  • American Academy of Management (AOM)
  • European Academy of Management (EURAM)
  • British Academy of Management (BAM)
  • European Academy of Marketing (EMAC)
  • Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE)

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award- Conference , 2010
  • Best Paper Award- Conference , 2002

Doctoral supervision

Thesis Reviewer

Since 2018, : Practicing Strategy Making: Making Sense of the Activities and Approaches of the HR Function in a Sri Lankan Commerical Bank
Massey University, New Zealand