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March 4, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 9: Leadership fairness

HR & Organizational Development change management

What determines whether people feel I am treating them fairly? Fairness is the quality of behaving in a reasonable and just manner. It is about treating others the right way. But whether these others judge the behavior to be fair depends on their perception of what happened. In other

March 3, 2020

By Rozanne Henzen

Students discuss the SDGs with Queen Mathilde

Sustainable Transformation

Her Majesty is one of 17 SDG Advocates raising global awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the need for accelerated action. Together with The Shift, the Belgian meeting point for sustainability, she will organize 3 meetings in 2020 to engage with Belgian students on

March 2, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

Watertruck+: Toward a taxi service of barges

Ecosystems

The European CEF project Watertruck+ has been completed. Although the project had to be adjusted en route due to its high degree of innovation, Nick Celis, manager of André Celis Group, clearly got inspired by it. André Celis Group currently has two barges in its own fleet but isn’t

March 2, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

Watertruck+: pioneering for a modal shift toward inland navigation

Ecosystems

The ambition of the European CEF project Watertruck+ was high: to develop inland navigation into a profitable and environmentally friendly alternative to road transport. The challenges turned out to be high too. But the project partners followed through and provided for concrete

Opinion column

February 20, 2020

By Yuri Bobbert

Future Roles in Information Security

Leading Digital Transformation cybersecurity

We want to feel safe in this brave (and scary) new world we’re creating of machines, robots and artificial intelligence. Technological & political trends will definitely influence our profession. This new world will call for new jobs with new skillsets that address the future challenges

February 19, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

How a Master in Management at AMS & a passion for entrepreneurship lead to a fantastic sustainable product

Young Potentials Blog

While it’s ‘hot’ news that the film industry is encouraging celebrities to wear sustainable clothes on the red carpet, the Belgian start-up Wølven Global has been way ahead of them. One of the leaders of the wolf pack is Sander Van de Walle, co-founder, believer of circular economy and

Opinion column

February 11, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 8: 11C Synergy model

HR & Organizational Development change management

How can I organize synergies across business units in my company?   Larger companies are often divided into business units, each with a certain measure of autonomy to tailor their approach to the competitive dynamics in their specific market. At the same time, these companies will seek to

February 5, 2020

By Peter Lagey

Multimodal, the logical choice

Ecosystems

Multimodal, synchromodal, intermodal, what’s in a name? It’s all about using less trucks and putting more freight on barges and trains. Why? Because our roads are saturated, our planet is warming up and our lungs are suffering from polluted air. And do I need to mention the societal cost

February 5, 2020

By Philippe Deben

EMBA thesis, from paper to practice

General management

We are a group of 3 friends: Xavier, Kristof and myself: Philippe, who met during the eMBA program. After we did our thesis about starting a children's beverage brand, we decided to really start up the idea. With our little monsters Felix, Basile, Maya and Semm we started developing a

Research column

January 28, 2020

By Rozanne Henzen

New opportunities for sustainable campus management

Sustainable Transformation

For the past 60 years, Antwerp Management School (AMS) has been at the forefront of innovation, transformation, entrepreneurship and ecosystems – always in the best interest of people and society. In all these years our ambition has remained unchanged. Our baseline perfectly captures what

Opinion column

January 20, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 7: Competition Tornado

HR & Organizational Development change management

How is competition evolving in my industry and how can I respond to it?   Except in monopolies, firms must compete with rivals to win the favor of potential customers. Firms can outdo others by being cheaper, better and / or different, but none of these competitive advantages are

December 11, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Successful Entrepreneurs

Alumni Business Design & Innovation

The Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship has already brought forth many great enterprises. From medical products, to coffeebars, from fashion, to apps, they've all followed the same program.  We show you some of these start-ups of the last ten years. They can all be an example and an