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Thijs Velema

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WORK HISTORY

2016

Assistant Professor, Department of Business Management, National Sun Yat-sen University

2016

Academia Sinica Regular Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica

2015

Post-doctoral researcher, Institute of Sociology & Institute of Statistical Science (joint appointment), Academia Sinica

EDUCATION

2015  PhD in Sociology, Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University
2009  Msc. in Business Geography, Department of geosciences, Utrecht University
2007  Bsc. in Human Geography and Urban Planning, Department of geosciences,            Utrecht University

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Academic Journals

 

  • Velema, T.A., H-Y  Wen & Y-K Zhou (2018) Global value added chains and the recruitment activities of European professional football teams, International Review for the Socialogy of Sports, Dol: 10.1077/1012690218796771

  • 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, vol. 54, pp. 266-278. DOI: 10.1016/j.socnet.2018.03.002 *the first and the second authors contributed equally to this world*

  • Velema, T.A. (2018), Upward and downward job mobility and player market values in contemporary European professional football. Sport Management Review, DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2018.02.004

  • Velema, T.A. (2016), A game of snakes and ladders: Player migratory trajectories in the global football labor market. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, DOI: 10.1177/1012690216679967

  • Velema, T.A. (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, vol.93, pp.893-913

Book chapters

  • Lee, Z-R & T.A. Velema (2014), The directorate interlock network in Taiwan throughout the twentieth century. In: T. David & G. Westerhuis, eds., The power of corporate networks: A global and historical perspective. Routledge: London, pp.276-295

Conference Papers

  • Velema, T.A. (2018) Social networks and career development among professional football players. Paper accepted to be presented at the 34th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) in Tallinn, Estonia, July 2018

  • 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) in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2017

  • Velema T.A. (2017), The recruitment strategies of teams and the globalization of labor in European professional football (co-authored with Yu-Kai Zhou & Han-Yu Wen). 2017 World Congress of Sociology of Sport in Taoyuan, Taiwan, June 2017

  • 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. Paper presented at 25th South Taiwan Statistics Conference, Kaohsiung, June 2016

  • Velema T.A. (2015), Orderly elites and chaotic others: Career sequences of professional players in European Soccer. Paper presented at 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM), Vancouver, August 2015 during the Symposium on “Applying sequence analysis in Career & HRM research – taking it to the next level”, winner of the Careers Division Best Symposium Award

  • Velema T.A. (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. Paper presented at the 31st colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) in Athens, Greece, July 2015

  • Velema T.A. (2014), Organizational status identities and the mobility of professional football players in Europe. Paper presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), Section on Organizations, Occupation, and Work Roundtable session, San Francisco, August 2014

  • Velema, T.A. (2014), Organizational status identities and the mobility of professional football players in Europe. Paper presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM), Philadelphia, August 2014

  • Velema T.A. (2014), Organizational goals, professional interests, and the mobility of football players in Europe. Paper presented at the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, RC 52 Sociology of professional groups, Yokohama, July 2014

  • Velema T.A. (2013), Career sequences involving organizations of different status positions in European professional football. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR), Tilburg University, October 2013

  • Velema, T.A. (2013), Organizational status as bridge to career attainment in professional football. Paper presented at the 29th colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) in Montreal, July 2013

Other Publications

SERVICES

Year

Title

2016 - current

Reviewer for the International Review for the Sociology of Sport (SSCI)

2015-current

Reviewer for The International Journal of Human Resource Management (SSCI)

PROJECTS

Period

Title

     2018 ~2019

MOST 107-2410-H-110-049-MY2 Red queen    competition among specialist and generalist firms in a  professional market 

2017

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

2016/10 ~ 2017/8

MOST 105-2410-H-110-085- (2016/10 ~ 2017/8) 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

AWARDS

Period

Title

2016

Sun Yat-sen distinguished junior management scholar

2015

Valedictorian representing international students at National Taiwan University

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Period

Title

Since 2014

Taiwanese Sociological Association
Academy of Management

Since 2013

European Group of Organization Studies