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July 1, 2021

By Kim De Meulenaere

The multigenerational workplace: a golden opportunity?

Human Resources

Population aging is one of society’s most profound demographic changes. It also has a major impact on the workplace: the percentage of older workers is increasing and the mix of young and old is broader than ever. How can we make the most of this shift in age demographics in the

Expertise Research

June 21, 2021

By Shirley Kempeneer

From coffee machine chitchats to avatars and back again

Real Estate

Hybrid work is becoming the new normal. Technology has a role to play, but how well can it keep us connected in a world of physical distance?

Research

June 15, 2021

By David Stuer

From 19% to 99% employee engagement?

Human Resources

Being highly engaged in your job while enjoying it at the same time: that's employee engagement. Engaged employees are satisfied with their job and are less likely to quit. They are also more willing to go the extra mile and feel more committed to their organization (Saks, 2006).

Opinion

June 10, 2021

By Steven De Haes

Knowledge and talent can only thrive in a climate of openness

Corporate

After the first wave of the coronavirus crisis last summer, Antwerp Management School launched a joint call with leaders from the academic and the business world. A call to form a coalition that dares to invest in knowledge and talent, as these are our principal assets to make Flanders

Expertise

June 10, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

Obtaining a PhD degree in less than three years? Yes we can!

Corporate

Finishing an Executive PhD program in four years is feasible, but definitely challenging. No wonder, since combining a full-time job with a high-level research program is not a walk in the park. But then along comes Nermain. She not only managed to obtain her PhD degree in time, but she

Research

June 9, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

How to reweave organizations’ social fabric?

Human Resources COVID-19

Driven by curiosity, professors Ans De Vos and Kathleen Vangronsvelt (together with VBO / FEB & HRPro.be) organized a survey of executives and HR professionals in April 2020 about the impact of COVID-19 on people in their organizations. They continued to do so throughout the crisis. One

Interview Testimonial

June 7, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

From providing care to learning how to organize and change care

Strategy & Innovation Leadership

Steven Pans is a medical staff member of Radiology at UZ Leuven. He specializes in musculoskeletal radiology and performs medical interventions practically on a daily basis. Although he still gets great satisfaction from his job, he is more and more interested in organizing care instead

Research

May 18, 2021

By Peggy De Prins

Innovations in workplace & organizational design: is the honeymoon phase abruptly coming to an end?

Human Resources

More and more companies are shutting down offices and allowing their employees to work from home. Hybrid work, or the combination of working from home, at the office or at a third location, is definitely on the rise. Ten years ago, hybrid work would have been unthinkable. In 2010, 15% of

Expertise Opinion Column

May 12, 2021

By Yuri Bobbert

Strategic Approaches to Digital Platform Security Assurance

Digital & IT

Nowadays, it is impossible to imagine a business without technology. Most industries are becoming "smarter" and more tech-driven. We live in the era of the "platform society." For example, Coursera has become the world's most prominent online educator, collaborating with over 200 leading

Expertise Research

May 10, 2021

By Rozanne Henzen

The only way forward is going circular

Sustainable Transformation

In 2019 over 750 global experts and decision-makers were asked to rank their biggest concerns in terms of likelihood and impact. For the first time in the annual Global Risks Report, published in January 2020, the top five global risks in terms of likelihood are all environmental.

Expertise

April 28, 2021

By Wayne Visser

Sustainable Transformation: The Journey of a Thousand Miles

Sustainable Transformation Supply Chain & Logistics Leadership

Since sustainable development was first defined in “Our Common Future” (a 1987 UN report) as ‘development that meets the needs of the current generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs’, we have made a lot of progress. The vast majority of

Research

April 26, 2021

By Sarah Desmet

The future of work: the impact of digitization and automation

Human Resources

The World Economic Forum predicts that 85 million jobs will disappear worldwide by 2025 because of automation. On the other hand, 97 million new jobs will be created, often requiring different skills. Belgium and Luxembourg are even in the world’s Top 10 automated countries. As an