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Expertise

September 11, 2019

By Robin De Cock

Surviving the emotional rollercoaster called entrepreneurship

Business Design & Innovation

When you ask entrepreneurs how they experienced their entrepreneurial journey, many of them would describe it as a rollercoaster.

Interview Getuigenis

September 10, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Master Class HRM in 3 words: frameworks, networks and open doors

HR & Organizational Development

Lien Demerie has been an HR Business Partner at Logi-technic for three years now. It was a newly created role with many challenges. She was all too happy to meet the challenges, however, even though she didn’t have a Human Resources Degree. The first step was to find a suitable

Interview Getuigenis

September 9, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

The building blocks of an organizational architect

Leadership HR & Organizational Development

Gui Boven was destined to become an engineer architect, but then, he also wanted to work with people. He eventually chose the latter, although his enthusiasm for design was never far away. Thus, for more than 25 years he contributed to ‘building’ organizations from various managerial

Research

September 9, 2019

By Tim Van Broekhoven

Fixing The Economy

Sustainable Transformation

On January 1st, 2019, as two Executive MBA graduates from AMS inspired to make a positive impact in society, we joined forces to look for solutions to today’s unsustainable economy. Using our business and consulting skills, we decided to focus on removing barriers to the adoption and

Opinion column

September 2, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models -episode 3: 'Interaction pressure gauge'

HR & Organizational Development leader

  How much pressure should I exert when talking to people? Interaction is the process of two or more people communicating with each other, most often by means of talking. For most managers, interacting by means of speech is their primary method of getting things done – their work consists

Research

August 28, 2019

By Rozanne Henzen

Characteristics, Competencies and Employee Benefits of Individual Sustainability Leaderships

Sustainable Transformation

Antwerp Management School (AMS) and the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) have joined forces to conduct research on the nature and benefits of individual sustainability leadership, drawing on expert opinions, best practices and existing literature. Since 2015, EPCA has been

Actua

August 6, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Impact on society - a selection of recent AMS alumni projects

Business Design & Innovation

Every year students come up with products that are sometimes no more than a one-shot and sometimes develop into real success stories. Our alumni have also been busy. Here are some examples of recent projects from students, alumni and staff at Antwerp Management School.

Interview

August 5, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Fast forward to 2079

Public sector & Social profit

The dean still has a paper version of the original mission of 60 years ago. And that mission is surprisingly contemporary, despite its dated language: ‘Cultivate participants in the art of decision-making and leading of people and organizations. An art that first and foremost needs to

Interview

July 30, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

'Sustainability is like a dorky, spotty adolescent'

Sustainable Transformation

'The sustainability discourse all too often still suffers from a pedantic raised finger. Instead of focusing on everything we will no longer be allowed to do, it would be better to focus on what the ideal world would look like and how we can create it, says professor Wayne Visser, chair

Opinion column

July 29, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models -episode 2: 'Digital Platform Map'

HR & Organizational Development leader

  What are digital platforms, and can they emerge in my industry as well? A platform is any type of system that facilitates many-to-many interactions (M2M). An example of a platform in the physical world is a marketplace, as it lets multiple sellers interact with multiple buyers. This is

Interview

July 16, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Learning how to be a better leader

Leadership

Becoming a better leader thanks to a brain scan? It sounds futuristic, but in professor Steven Poelmans' NeuroTrainingLab it is business as usual. 

Verslag

July 16, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

"The outcome of the in-company project confirmed our beliefs, the students exceeded our expectations""

General management

Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) recently entered into a partnership with a jewelry trade association and wanted to be fully prepared. They needed a market research done, quickly and efficiently. Niki and Eva, preparing for their master’s degree in Management at Antwerp Management