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Name Thijs A. Velema
Title Assistant Professor
Research Interests Organizational Theory, Social Network Analysis, Professional labor markets, European professional football
Office 4064
Phone 07-525-2000 #4621
Email thijs.velema@mail.nsysu.edu.tw


Education 2015, Ph.D., Sociology, National Taiwan University
2009, Master, Economic geography, Utrecht University
2007, Bachelor, Human Geography, Utrecht University
Experience 2015-09-01 ~ 2016-07-31, Academia Sinica, Post-doctoral researcher
Administrative Positions
2018-08-01 ~ , International MBA, National Sun Yat-sen University, Deputy Director
Category Year Title
Journal Article 2021 T.A. Velema (2021). Who should we get? How employer reputation shapes network hiring in Dutch professional football. Social Networks, 65, 19-32. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2020 Velema, T.A., H-Y Wen & Y-K Zhou (2020). Global value added chains and the recruitment activities of European professional football teams. International Review for The Sociology of Sport, 55(2), 127-146. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2020 T.A. Velema (2020). Globalization and player recruitment: How teams from European top leagues broker migration flows of footballers in the global transfer network. International Review for The Sociology of Sport, doi.org/10.1177/1012690220919676. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2019 T.A. Velema (2019). Upward and downward job mobility and player market values in contemporary European professional football. Sport Management Review, 22(2), 209-221. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2018 Fu Y-C, T.A. Velema*, & J-S Hwang (2018). Upward contacts in everyday life: Benefits of reaching hierarchical relations in ego-centered networks. Social Networks, 54, 266-278. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2018 T.A. Velema (2018). A game of snakes and ladders: Player migratory trajectories in the global football labor market. International Review for The Sociology of Sport, 53(6), 706-725. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2012 T.A. Velema (2012). The contingent nature of brain gain and brain circulation: Their foreign context and the impact of return scientists on the scientific community in their country of origin. Scientometrics, 93, 893-913. (SSCI)
Conference Paper 2020 L. Schmidt & T.A. Velema (2020). The role of individuals in maintaining inequality between organizations . 36th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies , Germany.
Conference Paper 2020 L. Schmidt & T.A. Velema (2020). The role of individuals in maintaining inequality between organizations.. 36th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization, 美國.
Conference Paper 2019 Argue, A.J. & T.A. Velema (2019). How skilled migrants signal quality of education to employers through prestige and cultural similarity of credentials . 35th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies, Germany.
Conference Paper 2019 L. Schmidt & T.A. Velema (2019). How mobility of individuals shapes organizational status . 35th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies , UK.
Conference Paper 2019 Argue, A.J. & T.A. Velema (2019) (2019). How skilled migrants signal quality of education to employers through prestige and cultural similarity of credentials. 35th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies, 英國.
Conference Paper 2019 L. Schmidt & T.A. Velema (2019). How mobility of individuals shapes organizational status. 35th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies, 英國.
Conference Paper 2018 T.A. Velema (2018). Social networks and career development among professional football players. 34th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) , Estonia.
Conference Paper 2017 Velema, T.A. (2017). Soaring birds and sinking ships guiding sustainable careers: Organizational reputational changes and the mobility of workers in contemporary professional football.. 33rd Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS), Denmark.
Conference Paper 2017 Velema, T.A., Wen H.-Y. & Zhou Y.-K. (2017). The recruitment strategies of teams and the globalization of labor in European professional football. 2017 World Congress of Sociology of Sport in Taoyuan, Taiwan.
Conference Paper 2016 Velema, T.A., J-S Hwang & Y-C Fu (2016). Upward daily contact in social hierarchy: Benefits of reaching into structural holes in ego-centered contact networks. 25th South Taiwan Statistics Conference, 中華民國.
Conference Paper 2016 Velema, T.A., J-S Hwang & Y-C Fu (2016). Upward daily contact in social hierarchy: Benefits of reaching into structural holes in ego-centered contact networks. 25th South Taiwan Statistics Conference, Taiwan.
Conference Paper 2015 T.A. Velema (2015). Orderly elites and chaotic others: Career sequences of professional players in European Soccer. 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management , Canada.
Conference Paper 2015 T.A. Velema (2015). Status boundary crossings and career attainment in professional labor markets: Orderly and chaotic careers and the transfers of professional football players in Europe, 2004 - 2012. 31st colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS), Greece.
Conference Paper 2014 T.A. Velema (2014). Organizational status identities and the mobility of professional football players in Europe. 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), United States.
Conference Paper 2014 T.A. Velema (2014). Organizational status identities and the mobility of professional football players in Europe. 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM), United States.
Conference Paper 2014 T.A. Velema (2014). Organizational goals, professional interests, and the mobility of football players in Europe. XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, RC 52 Sociology of professional groups, Japan.
Conference Paper 2013 T.A. Velema (2013). Career sequences involving organizations of different status positions in European professional football. Annual conference of the European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR), Netherlands.
Conference Paper 2013 T.A. Velema (2013). Organizational status as bridge to career attainment in professional football. 29th colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) , Canada.
Book and Chapter 2014

Thijs A. Velema (2014). The directorate interlock network in Taiwan throughout the twentieth century. Lee, Z-R & T. A. Velema The power of corporate networks: A global and historical perspective (276-295) . Routledge

Year Title
2020

Framing for institutional change: How organizations use language to position products in taken-for-granted categories in the North American video game industry. Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST 109-2636-H-110-002 Einstein Young Scholar Fellowship)

2020

構築制度性變遷:組織如何在市場既有類別中運用語言定位其商品—從北美電玩產業談起(1/3). Ministry of Science and Techonology (109-2636-H-110-002-)

2020

Organizational status hierarchies in global Industry Automation market - current position and recommended measures(計畫主持人林曜). PIA Automation Holding GmbH (N109135)

2018

Red Queen Competition among Specialist and Generalist Firms in a Professional Labor Market. MOST (107-2410-H-110-019-MY2)

2017

Who exactly is it you know that really matters? Finding a job through employee, manager-worker, and employer networks. MOST (106-2410-H-110-049-)

2016

Soaring birds and sinking ships in the war for talent: Reputational changes and the recruitment of high and low status firms in contemporary professional football. MOST (105-2410-H-110-085-)

Year Semester Required / Selected Department Course Code Course
109 2 Selected Department of Business Management BM837 INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ORGANIZATION THEORY
109 2 Required Department of Business Management IHCM511 THE ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH
109 1 Selected 企企管碩 BM671 ACADEMIC WRITING
109 1 Required 人管英語碩程 GHRM501 ORGANIZATION THEORY & MANAGEMENT
109 1 Required 企企管碩 BM501 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY & MANAGEMENT
109 1 Selected 國際經營學程 IB506 ORGANISATIONAL THEORY AND MANAGEMENT
109 1 Selected Department of Business Management BM837A INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN ORGANIZATION THEORY
108 2 Selected 國際經營學程 IB907 CORPORATE DECISION ANALYSIS
108 2 Selected 企企管碩 BM671 ACADEMIC WRITING
108 2 Required Department of Business Management IHCM511 THE ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH
108 1 Required 企企管碩 BM501 ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY & MANAGEMENT
108 1 Selected 國際經營學程 IB516 INDEPENDENT STUDIES(I)
108 1 Required Department of Business Management BM781 ADVANCED MANAGEMENT THEORY
108 1 Selected 企企管碩 BM671 ESSAY WRITING
Year Name Degree Title
2021 陳美諭 Master How does Category Spanning and High Status Influence Product Evaluation of Online Learning Platform
2021 吳昀樵 Master The conflict of interests between migrant workers and employment agencies
2020 李威舉 Master Exit, voice, and feigned loyalty: Why unhappy employees stay with their employer
2020 馬利歐 Master How do big and small firms frame their job ads? A content analysis of Austrian job advertisements
2020 韋瑪佳 Master Assessing the effects of cultural intelligence on athlete-athlete and coach-athlete communication. A qualitative analysis of professional football teams
2020 林延霖 Master How the cognition of resource affect the interpretation of power
2020 秦世偉 Master The Study concerning the Impact of Drug Detailing Aids on Sales Performance
2020 莊艾璉 Master The relation between traditional and non-traditional celebrities and endorsement effectiveness
2020 尤瑪仁 Master INSTITUTIONAL INFLUENCES ON CAREER EXPECTATIONS
2019 張叡哲 Master How becoming generalists affects the performance of low status artists in Kpop
2019 Sarah Ertl Master Experiencing and Accepting: How Employees from Varying Hierarchical Levels View Social Capital and Its Benefits from an Ethical Perspective
2019 Christoph Schmidt Master The Perceptions of the Presentation of Employer Attractiveness in Advertisement towards German and British Students
2019 Sophie Mayr Master Impact of Alter Background Charateristics on the Outcomes of The Job-Search Process of ACT Graduates
2019 YenWei-Hsien Master How do Boundaryless Career Orientations Shift Across Career Stages And With Career Roles? The Aspirations of Mid-Career Workers in Taiwan.
2019 Nguyen Quyet Tien Master Overcoming stressors and achieving high task performance: How does social capital support employees?
2019 WuShun-Chi Master Star Effect on Organizational Performance and Incumbent Performance-The Case of Major League Baseball
2019 LeeSing-Ying Master How diversity relates to team performance in mixed-motive teams? Age, Nationality, and Team Performance in English Professional Football
2019 ChangJui-Che Master How becoming generalists affects the performance of low status artists in Kpop
2019 Sabrina MEINHART Master Market intelligence process for market entry mode decisions: an analysis of the Austrian and Taiwanese steel industry with a cultural focus on power distance
2018 Andrew James Argue Master Prestige and cultural similarity of education credentials as signals of value to employers: How university rank and geographic origin of credentials influences U.S. employers’ monetary valuations of skilled migrants
2018 STEINKELLNERCarmen Master The Influence of International Master Programs on Cultural Intelligence: A Comparison of Learning Experiences of Global Business and General Management Master Program Students
2018 Stefan DORNINGER Master An exploratory study on company decision making process for employee education
2018 Chuanfu ZHOUKathleen Master Training, family and friends’ as well as supervisors’ support are strong drivers for retaining highly skilled international employees in Taiwan.
2018 Doris HEILIGENBRUNNER Master Online brand positioning in the Chinese skiing industry: A content analysis of how brand personality and consumer culture positioning influence a brand's success
2018 SCHNEDERLEBernhard Master NON-MONETARY MOTIVATION OF PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYERS IN AUSTRIA
2018 Lisa Maria PREM Master Exploring Generation Y’s preferences towards team communication: An analysis of Austrian and Taiwanese student’s experiences with conflicts due to communication differences
2017 Viktoria Buttenhauser Master Understanding Generation Y Work Values - Exploring International Business Master Students in Austria and Taiwan
2017 Hsiu-han Yang Master Pushing You On or Holding You Back? How does Career Capital and Job Satisfaction Shape The Career Orientations of Working Holiday Makers
Year Title Awarding Organization
2020 Distinguished Junior Research Professor National Sun Yat-sen University
Period Activity Description Role