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April 10, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

Corona is mean. It's a wicked problem.

General management COVID-19

There is now a need for trans-disciplinary collaboration, but the question is, is there a ‘want’? We need both to succeed. No doubt you will also see them, the numerous memes, photos, GIF's, or movies where the Corona virus and its effects on our lives are portrayed in a playful way. At

April 9, 2020

By Ans De Vos

Can't construction workers help fruit growers out?

Co-sourcing Human Impact COVID-19

The distribution sector is worried about staff cutbacks, which could endanger supplies. Hospitals are calling for volunteers. Gardeners lie awake to the coming harvests for which they simply have no workers now that our borders are closed. The corona crisis challenges us in many areas. It

April 1, 2020

By Hairui Zhang

Why our Master in Finance really deserves the CFA affiliation

Young Potentials Blog

On the 27th of March 2020, our Master in Finance became the latest program to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP). Hairui Zhang, academic director of the Master in Finance, explains why this affiliation is a great asset.

Opinion column

March 30, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 10: Strategic Agility Model

HR & Organizational Development change management

How can I develop strategy in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world?   Developing strategy is about setting a course of action to achieve a particular purpose. It is about determining a route forward, while fully aware that the future can’t be predicted because the world is

March 25, 2020

By Lars Moratis

The coronavirus crisis and climate change

Sustainable Transformation Ecosystems COVID-19

The fact that we are now focusing almost all our attention to the coronavirus crisis is, of course, perfectly understandable. Nevertheless, it is wise not to lose sight of, or ignore other crises. Of these, climate change is undoubtedly the most serious one, especially as climate change

March 24, 2020

By Wayman Hau

How my AMS family kept me sane during Corona times in China

Young Potentials Blog COVID-19

24 young business students came to China in the beginning of January 2020 with the mission to complete their education from an academical and especially from a personal point of view. Some have Chinese roots, some know Chinese and others seek to satisfy their curious minds about China

March 24, 2020

By Kathleen Vangronsvelt

How leaders can help home workers to stay mentally healthy

Working from home Health COVID-19

Many of us are currently working from home in an attempt to contain the coronavirus and guarantee business continuity.  At the same time, we take care of our families, get distracted by news updates, worry about the future, check our phone 100 times a day. And at the end of the day, we

March 20, 2020

By Sarah Desmet

6 tips to facilitate your employees working from home during the coronavirus outbreak

Working from home Human Impact COVID-19

The spread of the coronavirus is a major concern for many organizations. Working from home has become the new normal, but research shows that only 23 percent of the Flemish people have ever worked from home. The coronavirus study of the University of Antwerp shows that 10 percent could

March 19, 2020

By Koen Marichal

Corona shows what true leadership is much better than I can explain it


Once upon a time there were two little fish swimming in the ocean when an older fish swam by and said hello: "Hey you guys, you okay? How's the water today?" "We’re good," the two of them answered in chorus. Just a fraction of a second later, they swam after the older fish and made him

March 11, 2020

By Eva Geluk

Implementation of sustainability in research and partnerships

Sustainable Transformation

In 2018, Antwerp Management School (AMS) underwent a re-organization which opened the door to many new sustainability initiatives in a broad array of divisions. In a previous blogpost, we explained how we used this opportunity to improve our campus management. Today, we’ll talk about why

March 6, 2020

By Wouter Van Bockhaven

Flanders: a breeding ground for entrepreneurship or fear of failure?


“Of all the Gauls, the Belgians are the bravest”, Caesar claimed, and he would have known. Then why is VLAIO, the Flemish Innovation and Entrepreneurship Agency investing in a campaign against fear of failure?

March 5, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

What is the ROI of a Master in Human Resources Management

Young Potentials Blog

Anyone who thinks that Human Resources is all about administration and staff support is hopelessly behind. HR has grown into a strategic pillar that helps both the organization and its employees to make a sustainable transformation. If you opt for a master's degree in HRM, you choose a