Adelaide Business School
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
I am currently researching how entrepreneurs in mature SMEs located in mature industries can use technology to pivot into new and growing sectors of the economy.
Date Position Institution name 2022 - ongoing Director Linguanetic 2022 - ongoing Lecturer University of Adelaide 2021 - ongoing Guest Lecturer Kyoto University 2021 - 2022 Visiting Fellow Queensland University of Technology 2020 - 2021 Visiting Researcher Osaka City University 2016 - 2019 Sessional Lecturer and Tutor Griffith University 2010 - 2014 Market Development Manager Canon Australia Pty Ltd 1997 - 2006 Deputy General Manager Hitachi Europe Ltd 1993 - 1997 Material Planning Manager Aiwa Wales Manufacturing Ltd
Language Competency Japanese Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 - 2021 Queensland University of Technology Australia Doctor of Philosophy (Entrepreneurship) 2016 - 2017 Griffith University Australia Diploma in Research Studies 2008 - 2009 Griffith University Australia Master of Business Administration 1990 - 1992 Osaka City University Japan Master of Science in Economics 1989 - 1990 Kansai Language School Japan Diploma in Japanese 1984 - 1988 Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom Bachelor of Science in Economics with Politics
Year Citation 2022 Thomas, G. H., & Douglas, E. J. (2022). Resource reconfiguration by surviving SMEs in a disrupted industry. Journal of Small Business Management, 35 pages.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2022 Thomas, G. H., Douglas, E. J., Yamada, J. I., & Senyard, J. (2022). A systematic bibliometric review of the strategic entrepreneurship domain. Management Research Review, 45(6), 841-863.
2021 Thomas, G. H., & Douglas, E. J. (2021). Small Firm Survival and Growth Strategies in a Disrupted Declining Industry. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 31(5), 22-37.
• Photographic Industries Association of Australia, Melbourne (2020), "Innovation in a Disrupted Industry"
• Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo (2019), "Disruption and Innovation"
• Corporate Entrepreneurship (Undergraduate)
• Entrepreneurial Leadership (Undergraduate)
• Business Life Cycles (Undergraduate)
• Innovating Health (Undergraduate)
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