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September 30, 2022

By Antwerp Management School

Every day is food truck day #AMSneighborhood

Students & Alumni

In our new blog series #AMSneighborhood, we'll guide you through the streets around our school and introduce you to the hot spots of Antwerp. Did you know that our Mechelseplein is one of the most popular spots for food trucks to stop by? That means that there are plenty of tasty lunch

Expertise Research

September 26, 2022

By Amélie Wuillaume

How compassionate ventures can help us prepare for the next crisis

This is the story of Fred, 50 years old, father of two, DJ and wedding entertainer. Nobody expected him to set up a project that would, in just a few days, mobilize dozens of volunteers and help hundreds of Ukrainians. And yet, that is exactly what he did. Dr. & Senior Researcher

September 22, 2022

By Antwerp Management School

Meet your baristas #AMSneighborhood

Students & Alumni

In our new blog series #AMSneighborhood, we'll guide you through the streets around our school and introduce you to the hot spots of Antwerp. The new school year has just started, summer is gone and we feel like preparing ourselves for Fall season. To keep our new full-time master’s

Opinion

September 22, 2022

By Antwerp Management School

Data sharing between industry and government: the next step or a step too far?

Digital & IT Strategy & Innovation

On Thursday the 15th of September, students, alumni and industry professionals gathered to discuss one of the biggest challenges we face today: data. How to use it? How can we trust the process? And, most importantly, what role does the government play in this whirlpool of opportunities

Opinion

September 16, 2022

By Ans De Vos

Dear employer, are you a “Quiet Dismisser”?

Human Resources

Doing the minimum at work: it is a trend. For employers, it is a signal that they should take a more critical look at their policy, says AMS Professor Ans De Vos. Below you will find her open letter to employers, which appeared as an opinion piece in De Standaard.

Expertise

August 29, 2022

By Lars Moratis

The future of business schools: Existential innovation or obsolescence?

Sustainable Transformation

The Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) are inspired by internationally accepted values such as the principles of the United Nations Global Compact. It is the ambition of Antwerp Management School (AMS) to integrate responsible management education into its research and

Opinion

August 18, 2022

By Wayne Visser

"ESG's complete nonsense? Our experts investigate"

Sustainable Transformation

  Since 2007, banks and brokers are no longer allowed to sell a financial product without knowing someone's risk profile and having assessed his knowledge of the financial markets and his experience on the stock exchange. That guideline has been tightened up on August 2 with new rules, in

Research

August 5, 2022

By Kim De Meulenaere

Age diversity in the workplace: yes or no? 3 do’s and don’ts

Human Resources

When it comes to diversity & inclusion in the workplace, age is becoming increasingly important, especially given the ageing population in the Western world. Research has already demonstrated that organizations with widely varying age groups are at risk of age polarization, leading to

Research

July 28, 2022

By Engelina Chaillet

“Inclusion means challenging the status quo” – 4 takeaways from the Special Olympics Unified Leadership Training

Human Resources

Research has shown that diversity and inclusion in the workplace can boost innovation by as much as 20% (Bourke, 2016). Companies like Sodexo, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal and Microsoft are lauded for their efforts to anchor diversity and inclusion in their culture and practices. But

July 25, 2022

By Antwerp Management School

Looking to flatshare? Our innovative students came up with the solution

Students & Alumni

Our Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (MIE) students work on their own start-up during eight months. In this way they immediately put theory into practice. FLATM is one of those start-ups that came to life at AMS. FLATM is a social platform enabling students to connect with each

May 3, 2022

By Antwerp Management School

MMATM trip to Rotterdam

Students & Alumni

After a successful, thrilling, and educative excursion to Rotterdam, we decided to jot down the escapades, the highlights, and the profound knowledge that we shall keep reminiscing from the first to the last day about this trip. Overwhelmingly enthusiastic to tag you along with us on this

Expertise

March 29, 2022

By Shirley Kempeneer

MIPIM highlighted the importance of Social Value in Real Estate.

Real Estate

But what should the Real Estate Sector do about it? From March 15 through 18 the global real estate industry gathered in Cannes for MIPIM 2022. This year’s theme was ‘Driving Urban Change’, and, just like last year’s edition ‘New World: New Era, Time to Reconnect’, social sustainability