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Interview Testimonial

September 18, 2019

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Innovative Labor Organization: a revolution with measurable positive results

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Pieter-Jan De Man is director at STAS, a fourth-generation company specializing in moving floor trailers and tippers. The company had already undergone a first organizational change, inspired by Pieter-Jan's participation in a learning network of Workitects. Intrigued to find out what

Interview Testimonial

September 17, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Master class HRM: an investment with a sustainable return

Leadership HR & Organizational Development

Corinne Scoyer has been working at the Antwerp Police District for eighteen years now. She started out as a strategic analyst. Three years ago, she was appointed HRM Director. Together with her team of 56 employees, she supports the more than 3,000 employees of the Antwerp Police

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

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

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

Case

July 3, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

This is how you innovate faster and smarter

Business Design & Innovation

How can you better tap into the innovative potential in your company? For the past year, Aquafin has been working with fifteen innovation accelerators, who meanwhile have over a dozen of ideas in the pipeline.  Appeared in De Standaard in Dutch on Wednesday June 12, 2019.