He has presented papers on his research work at the National Institute for Personnel Research (NIPR) which was part of the CSIR and on research in the mining industry at the Human Resources Laboratory of the Chamber of Mines. He wrote and presented a paper at the International Cross-Cultural Association conference in Aberdeen in 1982 which was subsequently published in the book of the proceedings of that conference.
The measurement of modernisation among South African Blacks: A pilot study. J C Thompson. NIPR, CSIR, Pers., 273. December, 1977.
The measurement of modernisation amongst South African Blacks: A second study. J C Thompson. NIPR, CSIR, Pers., 302, January, 1980.
Alleviating organisational and individual stress. Paper presented to MBA class, Wits Bus. School, February, 1980.
An investigation of factors related to the employment of urban blacks resident in Tembisa. J C Thompson and G Godsell. NIPR, CSIR, C/Pers., May, 1981.
Occupational mobility amongst employees in the South African mining industry: A literature review. J C Thompson. Human Resources Laboratory, Chamber of Mines of SA. HRL 38/82, July, 1982.
The assessment of modernity amongst black workers on the Witwatersrand. Published conference proceedings of the 6th International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Aberdeen, Scotland. July, 1982.
Papers presented to 2 Congresses of the National Psychology Association of South Africa. 1978 and 1981. Papers on the Standard Bank and GIBS WINGS and CHALLENGE Action Learning programmes presented to three global forums on Business Driven Action Learning. Johannesburg, 2002. Amsterdam, 2003. Munich, 2004