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May 12, 2023

By Antwerp Management School

It’s never too late to get a PhD


Srinivasan Ananthraman has 15 years of practical experience in the field of patents. He was eager to use this experience for research in patent economics and come up with breakthrough solutions for innovators, academics and policymakers. There was one catch, however: he wanted to combine

Expertise Research

April 28, 2023

By Kirsten Vanderplanken

The impact of climate change on employees in 4 numbers

Human Resources

Climate change is a pressing global issue that affects many aspects of our daily lives, including our work environments. In the workplace, climate change creates new risks for occupational health and safety: physical health risks, mental health challenges, changes in work patterns and


March 31, 2023

By Peggy De Prins

What’s next for work in textile, construction, chemistry & life sciences?

Human Resources

AMS research helps future-proof the role of work in vital industries An aging workforce, how to build sustainable careers, and prioritizing workable work… these issues present specific challenges for the textile, construction, chemical, and life science industry. AMS Competence Center


March 31, 2023

By Jan Beyne

Why emotions matter: 3 enablers for sustainability intelligence

Sustainable Transformation

Sustainability intelligence is becoming increasingly important in our rapidly changing world that challenges us more and more and in which sustainability as a concept is very much under pressure. How can we better pursue sustainability intelligence, and why do emotions matter? Read more

March 30, 2023

By Armieyah

Executive MBA international study trip to Singapore

Students & Alumni Strategy & Innovation Leadership

Armieyah Ayob, current EMBA student and Digital Marketing Consultant recaps the highlights of the recent study trip to Singapore she went on with her cohort. Her account tells of the vibrant cultural immersion, state-of-the-art academic experience, and how she and her peers bonded while

Expertise Research

March 23, 2023

By Steven Poelmans

A toxic culture is not just about toxic leadership


The term “toxic leadership” is all over the news these days, most recently, e.g., in the articles about Plopsaland. But what is toxic leadership? In the news, it is often associated with “transgressive behavior” or “a strict level of control”. The question is: when do you cross the line?

Opinion Interview Research

March 8, 2023

By Antwerp Management School

International Women’s Day: breaking the status-quo in the maritime sector

Though many may still think of the maritime sector as an oil tanker rather than a speedboat, in reality the industry’s transformation is running at top speed, making full use of innovative digital technologies. And though many may still think of the maritime sector as a man’s world, in


February 20, 2023

By Kim De Meulenaere

The wage gap, what exactly is it?

Human Resources

The wage gap, what exactly is it? The simplest explanation is that the figure (usually for a country or region) reflects the percentage of working women who, on average, earn less when compared to working men. This sounds like a simple calculation, so why do the media report so many


January 31, 2023

By Ans De Vos

A plea for the relay in leadership and careers


Jacinda Ardern's decision to quit as Prime Minister of New Zealand already triggered a wide range of reactions, ranging from "Can women really have it all?" and "The strengths and pitfalls of empathy" to "In the current system, we're losing all the good guys...". A wide range of opinions,

Opinion Research

January 31, 2023

By Yuri Bobbert

Influential trends for emerging roles in digital security - 2023 and beyond

Students & Alumni Digital & IT Strategy & Innovation

Looking at cyberdata collected in recent times reveals intriguing insights that may affect our future view on digital security education as a prime defense mechanism for dealing with future threats. In this article, we first observe the cumulative change in cyber threat actors followed by

Expertise Research

January 25, 2023

By Kathleen Vangronsvelt

1 in 3 people come to work sick. What message are you giving your employees?

Human Resources

Don’t want your employees to come to work sick? Then check your organization’s absenteeism culture: what (implicit) message are you giving your employees about being sick and working?


January 13, 2023

By Antwerp Management School

Running an intellectual marathon: PhD for Executives


Hans Vanoorbeek is Managing Partner of BV Capital Partners and Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Vlerick Business School. He was in search of a well-organized, flexible PhD program that would allow him to combine working, teaching and doing in-depth research. The PhD Program for