Professeur Associé

  • Département Entrepreneuriat, Stratégie & Innovation

Domaines d'enseignement


Research Methods

Strategy Analysis

Domaines de recherche

Stratégie et management international

Innovation et entrepreneuriat


Lisa Thomas, HDR, is Associate Professor of Strategy at Audencia Business School, France. She has more than 25 years’ experience teaching students within Universities in the UK and France at undergraduate, postgraduate, and executive education level. She has several research interests including the international competitive environment of management education institutions and the future strategies of business schools. Her focus in this domain lies in the role of value co-creation and multi-stakeholder engagement. Her work in this area features in the Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal and the British Journal of Management. She also has expertise in the management of strategy implementation within organizations. She has several international peer reviewed publications in these domains. Dr Thomas has examined several PhDs in her field of research expertise and has been a team member on several funded research projects and has managed a team of academics within a 9 European Partner ESRC grant funded project: `Simpact`: Boosting the Impact of Social Innovation in Europe through Economic Underpinnings.

 She holds  a Post Graduate Certificate in  Teaching from the University of Surrey UK, obtianed in 1996. She has been a member of the Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association since 2002.


ELBASHA, T., THOMAS, L. (2022). Chapter6: Strong Structuration Theory: an introduction and potentials. dans N. A. Thompson; O. Byrne; A. Jenkins & B. T. Teague (Ed.), Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship as Practice (pp. 108–126). Edward Elgar Publishing.

ELBASHA, T., THOMAS, L. (2021). Strong Structuration Theory: An Introduction and Potentials. dans Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship as Practice, Research Handbooks in BUsiness and Management Series (Eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing.

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


THOMAS, L., AMBROSINI, V. (2021) . The Future Role of the Business School: A Value Co-creation Perspective, Academy of Management Learning and Education, 20 (2), 249-269


THOMAS, L., AMBROSINI, V., HUGHES, P. (2019) . The role of organizational citizenship behaviour and rewards in strategy effectiveness, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30 (18), 2628-2660


BEN NASR, I., THOMAS, L., TRINQUECOSTE, J., ABAIDI, I. (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


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


THOMAS, L., BILLSBERRY, J., AMBROSINI, V., BARTON, H. (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


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

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


THOMAS, L., PAINBENI, S., BARTON, H. (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


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

(BARTON) THOMAS , L., BARTON, H. (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


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


HDR - Sciences de Gestion
Université de Lille 1, France (2020)

PhD Marketing Strategique
University of Cardiff, Royaume Uni (2007)

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
University of Surrey, Royaume Uni (1996)

University of Cardiff, Royaume Uni (1993)

Diplome de Marketing (Dip M) Executive
Chartered Institute of Marketing, Royaume Uni (1988)

BSc. Hons Gestion et Francais
University of Surrey, Royaume Uni (1988)

Prix et distinctions

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