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June 26, 2020

By Peggy De Prins

Living, learning, caring, and working during lockdown

COVID-19

Never before have all pieces of the puzzle fallen into place so unexpectedly and unintentionally. It must be said: the last few months have been quite intense. Numerous people were working from home, schedules were turned upside down, virtual meetings became the new norm, homes had to be

June 4, 2020

By Peggy De Prins

When “business as usual” sparks off a new (social) crisis

Human Resources COVID-19

We are all looking forward to it: "business as usual". Our coronavirus social bubble, even the professional one, is finally about to burst again. At the same time, we are also wary of the “new normal”. What if our job is threatened or just won’t be the same anymore? What if the

April 28, 2020

By Peggy De Prins

What if your jaded cashier suddenly became a local hero?

Human Resources COVID-19

3 lessons HR professionals can learn from COVID-19 I have been visiting my local supermarket on a very regular basis for over 20 years now. Every time my HR heart bleeds. The cashiers look jaded, there is often a lot of fuss at the checkout, and the shop manager comes running at the

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February 5, 2018

By Peggy De Prins

Social dialogue - part 2: up there

Human Resources

At the end of 2018, a new book by AMS professor Peggy De Prins‘Social Dialogue: opportunity or agony?’ (‘Sociale dialoog: kans of kwelling?’) will be published by ACCO. Leading up to this publication, Peggy uses everyday experiences to reflect on the content of her book.

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January 17, 2018

By Peggy De Prins

Social dialogue - part 1: the terrible divorce

Human Resources

At the end of 2018, a new book by AMS professor Peggy De Prins ‘Social Dialogue: opportunity or agony?’ (‘Sociale dialoog: kans of kwelling?’) will be published by ACCO. Leading up to this publication, Peggy uses everyday experiences to reflect on the content of her book.

Expertise

December 15, 2017

By Peggy De Prins

Investing in ‘workable work’ for executives pays off, even in spades

Human Resources

Starting January, Peggy will introduce a new blog series based on her contributions to 'In the mood for another social dialogue'. In this series, she will translate theory to the concrete and tangible practice. Prior to this, Peggy discusses the importance of workable work for managers in

Expertise Opinion

September 20, 2017

By Peggy De Prins

Jobs of the future: death knell or opportunity?

Human Resources

The concept of the “Future of Work” is gaining traction, not just in academic discussions and institutions, but in enterprises and labor negotiations as well. It’s a thought that can create panic and fascination at the same time. What will the jobs of the future look like?    

Current events

February 6, 2017

By Peggy De Prins

Greater autonomy at work reduces stress and increases a sense of meaningful employment

Human Resources

“One in three employees experiences stress at work1”, the newspaper headlines recently announced. Greater autonomy at work is mainly being touted as the solution. This is a great idea, as far as Antwerp Management School is concerned. More freedom to make your own choices and the ability

November 29, 2016

By Peggy De Prins

Hot topic: Feasible (or is it flexible?) work

Human Resources

Feasible and flexible work is high on the agenda of the minister as well as the social partners at the moment. The social dialogue is no longer only about the salary and labor conditions, but it now also focuses on the content of the work. A striking example of this is the white fury[1].