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Opinion column

January 20, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 7: Competition Tornado

HR & Organizational Development change management

How is competition evolving in my industry and how can I respond to it?   Except in monopolies, firms must compete with rivals to win the favor of potential customers. Firms can outdo others by being cheaper, better and / or different, but none of these competitive advantages are

December 11, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Successful Entrepreneurs

Alumni Business Design & Innovation

The Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship has already brought forth many great enterprises. From medical products, to coffeebars, from fashion, to apps, they've all followed the same program.  We show you some of these start-ups of the last ten years. They can all be an example and an

Research column

December 5, 2019

By Jan Beyne

Hooray! It’s International Volunteer Day

Sustainable Transformation volunteer

5 December – Hooray! It’s International Volunteer Day: a yearly celebration, mandated by the UN General Assembly, of the values, work and efforts of volunteers and organizations worldwide. On this day, the UN underlines the importance of the contribution of volunteering programs in

Opinion column

November 28, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 6: Confidence quotient

HR & Organizational Development change management

What determines how much confidence people have in me?   Confidence is the psychological state of feeling sure about something or someone. When people are confident, they feel certain and at ease, which allows them to move more freely and commit themselves to actions or relationships with

Research column

November 26, 2019

By Bieke Struyf

How to get the digital skills you need

ecosystems

As promising as technology may seem for the solution of labor problems, in reality it often merely ends up creating other problems. The actual challenge has to do with humans rather than technology. No matter how well orchestrated the technological transition, if your workforce – the

Research column

November 26, 2019

By Bieke Struyf

Why radical innovation requires a hot strategy approach

change management

Fear or excitement? Anticipation of change does “something” with humans. It evokes emotion. The implementation of Industry 4.0 technologies is expected to deliver and require change en masse. The type of change that does not only affect one part of the production process but uproots

Testimonial

November 15, 2019

By Rutger Teurelincx

WHY AMS is the perfect way to bridge the gap from your legal bubble to the business world

Young Potentials Blog

Rutger studied a master’s in law. After graduating, he considered different options, he got in touch with Antwerp Management School and registered for the Master in Global Management. According to him students with a degree in law don’t really know that a management program can be a big

Research column

November 13, 2019

By Rozanne Henzen

The vision of 15 sustainability experts on individual sustainability leadership

Sustainable Transformation

This is the second of two blogs on the joint research between Antwerp Management School (AMS) and the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) on the nature and benefits of individual sustainability leadership, drawing on 15 expert interviews, their best practices and existing

Research column

November 12, 2019

By Jan Beyne

5 insights on sustainability for the pet industry

Sustainable Transformation

According to industry trends, the pet business will continue to boom. But how important are sustainable business practices in the pet industry? In this blogpost, we will highlight the main insights from our Sustainability Review, executed by the Sustainable Transformation Lab in

Opinion column

November 6, 2019

By Yuri Bobbert

CISO: master the Dialogue on Cyber Security Economics

Leading Digital Transformation

Over the last years, the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) drastically changed. Over the last decade, I have seen this industry explode with fuzzy vendors in the cyber domain all delivering point solutions. Is this because industry strategy agencies like IDC , Gartner, and

Opinion column

November 5, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 5: House of engagement

HR & Organizational Development

Which factors can contribute to a higher level of engagement in my organization? People are engaged if they feel connected to their organization and if they are motivated to contribute to its success. So, becoming engaged is about emotional bonding – buying in to an organization and

October 21, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Looking for a great way to kickstart your career?

You're about to graduate or you just got that hard-earned master's degree. Now what? Embark upon a job search right away? Backpack and travel around the world for a year? Go on a spiritual quest to find out who you really are? Well then, here’s the perfect solution for you: take another