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August 6, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Impact on society - a selection of recent AMS alumni projects

Strategy & 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

Corporate

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'

Human Resources

  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

Human Resources

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

July 16, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

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

Strategy & Innovation

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

Strategy & 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.

Opinion Column

July 3, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 1: 'Mind the Gap'

Human Resources

  Organizations constantly change, in ways both intended and unintended. When managers deliberately set out to alter an organization, shifting it from its current state to a future state, we speak of implementing change.  The challenges involved in successfully implementing change depend

Report Research

June 27, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Fire Department Zone Antwerp prepares for the future

Public & Social Profit sector

A year ago, Antwerp Management School and the fire department Zone Antwerp (BZA) embarked on a 4-year research project to better prepare the fire department for the future. What are the first results?

Interview

June 14, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

A talk with Dries Van Noten: 'Fashion is too volatile'

Strategy & Innovation

Vans loaded with boxes full of clothes are driving in and out of the former warehouse Godfried at Het Eilandje in Antwerp. Almost twenty years ago, Dries Van Noten had this impressive building renovated, and now it is bursting at the seams. We presented five (apparent) paradoxes to the

Research

May 9, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Prime Foundation Partner Melexis about the yin and yang of high performance and well-being

Human Resources

Melexis develops and produces integrated semiconductor solutions, mainly for the automotive industry. Or as CEO Françoise Chombar puts it: “We make your car smarter, cleaner and more attractive.” Melexis thus wants to contribute to the creation of the best imaginable future. They've been

Interview

April 9, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Start to Lead: learning to trust your own leadership

Human Resources

Wannes Dierckx is a project manager at the software company JD-Consult. JD Consult is a relatively young company that has grown rapidly in a short period of time. Wannes had quite some know-how and got promoted to a leadership role. Being an expert and being a leader, however, requires a