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Expertise Opinion

November 23, 2022

By Tom Van Woensel

Supply chains are almost anorectic. Can the sector survive the next crisis?

Sustainable Transformation Supply Chain & Logistics

The coronavirus crisis hits the supply chain & logistics particularly hard, and there is no argument here. It’s equally evident that returning to business as usual is not an option, as the next global crisis is already upon us. We live in disruptive times, and resilience will be


November 3, 2022

By Sofie Jacobs

1 in 3 employees has “career regrets”

Human Resources

What makes employees happy on the shop floor? A question that is acutely faced by many employers against the background of the current ‘war for talent’ and the shortage of skilled employees. A study of AMS, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and House of HR shows that, on average, employees

October 7, 2022

By Antwerp Management School

Cheers to our Mechelseplein #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. Our Mechelseplein hosts plenty of nice bars, so it's the place to be for after-work (or after-school) drinks. Discover them in this blog. 🍻

Opinion Research

October 4, 2022

By Yuri Bobbert

How do Small and Medium Enterprises approach cybersecurity ?

Students & Alumni Digital & IT Strategy & Innovation

At Antwerp Management School's Master in IT Risk & Cyber Security Management we noticed that SMEs are struggling to adequately address cybersecurity risks and are taking a slightly different approach than large(r) organizations. So we decided to have a closer look at the typical SME

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


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


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.


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


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


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