Gareth H Thomas

Gareth H Thomas
University of Adelaide

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Currently researching successful responses to disruption by established SMEs in declining industries
Education
July 2020 - September 2021
Queensland University of Technology
Field of study
  • Entrepreneurship
June 2018 - June 2020
Griffith University
Field of study
  • Entrepreneurship
March 2008 - July 2009
Griffith University
Field of study
  • Business Administration

Publications

Publications (3)
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Schumpeter’s theory of creative destruction argues that technological innovation facilitates the growth of innovative new firms and causes the demise of old-technology firms. But not all disrupted firms wither and die – rather, some survive and grow by utilizing strategic entrepreneurship. Whereas the strategic entrepreneurship of disrupter firms h...
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This paper investigates the strategies employed by surviving small and medium sized enterprises in a technologically disrupted industry facing continuous market decline. Using fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis, we find multiple configurations that illustrate the strategy combinations utilized by survivors to grow. Key findings suggest firm...
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Purpose – The strategic entrepreneurship literature exists at the intersection of the strategy and entrepreneurship literatures and has grown rapidly over the past two decades. This article documents the proliferation of research papers and identifies the major thematic clusters of topics and other summary information for the strategic entrepreneur...

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Project
Currently interviewing entrepreneurs in the Australian print industry researching what strategies they've employed to enable their company's to survive and grow