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Interview Testimonial

June 8, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

I wanted to understand what's happening and why it's happening like this.

Human Resources

Two years ago, Bruno Stockman of MBV Consult made the leap from full-time employment to self-employment. Thus, he has firsthand experience of making far-reaching changes. As a consultant, he now helps others with change management. He is currently involved in rolling out a digitization

June 4, 2020

By Karen Wouters

Houston, we have a problem...

Human Resources COVID-19

The WHO (World Health Organization) Member States are calling for an independent investigation into the WHO’s manner of response to the coronavirus in China. I cannot wait to see what this research will tell us. Why was COVID-19 dismissed as a common flu for so long?

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

June 2, 2020

By Thierry Vanelslander & Edwin Van Hassel

Supply Chain trends: from offshoring to reshoring/nearshoring

Supply Chain & Logistics COVID-19

With all attention currently being directed towards the COVID-19 exit programs, and everybody living in the present, thinking and hoping about picking up ‘normal’ activities again in the near future, one would tend to forget about how life was before, also in logistics. This contribution

May 27, 2020

By Kathleen Vangronsvelt

What Marc Van Ranst can teach us about leadership

Human Resources COVID-19

Implicit Leadership Theory to the rescue. I couldn’t help laughing at the picture of Marc Van Ranst (one of the leading Belgian virologists who is advising the Belgian government during the coronavirus crisis) in a Superman suit when I was emptying my letter box. The neighbor (keeping 1.5

May 18, 2020

By Wayne Visser

How COVID-19 is inspiring sustainability at work

Sustainable Transformation COVID-19

When I was researching and writing our paper for Randstad’s sustainability@work report, recently published, COVID-19 had not yet hit. And yet, the analysis of what sustainable transformation implies for employees and the workplace has proved to be more relevant than ever for organizations

May 14, 2020

By Karen Wouters

Hard with a heart

Human Resources COVID-19

Countries with female prime ministers turn out to be successful in their battle against the coronavirus. Business magazine Forbes recently listed them. Taiwan, Iceland, Germany, Finland, Denmark, and New Zealand. In these countries, the number of COVID-19 deaths has been remarkably low,

Interview Testimonial

May 13, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

"I just feel that my HR-projects make so much more sense now"

Human Resources

Roel Van Heurck holds a master's degree in HRM. He had only been working for three years when he decided to join the Master Class HRM at Antwerp Management School. He didn't quite fit the profile, but as the youngest participant he was quite happy to work with people who had a lot more

May 12, 2020

By Tom Van Woensel

Four major trends opening doors to a sustainable and resilient post COVID-19 supply chain

Supply Chain & Logistics COVID-19

Authors: Prof. Thierry Vanelslander and Prof. Dr. Wouter Dewulf (University of Antwerp) Prof. Tom Van Woensel and Prof. Dr. Alex Van Breedam (Antwerp Management School) Traditional supply chain strategies were already under pressure from our complex world and global challenges such as

Expertise Research

May 12, 2020

By Steven Poelmans

AMS is watching you: neurotraining for better leadership

Human Resources

End 2019, Prof. Dr. Steven Poelmans installed the first Belgian NeuroTrainingLab™ at Antwerp Management School. In his lab, he teaches business leaders how to make better, empathic decisions, especially in times of stress. “It’s easy to be a leader in times of peace, but it’s difficult to

May 7, 2020

By Jan Beyne

Systems thinking in times of coronavirus

Sustainable Transformation COVID-19

How companies and organizations can best prepare for the future The coronavirus iceberg The global coronavirus threat is a convincing new argument for the use of systems thinking, since the challenges we are facing have no borders and are all interlinked, often in invisible ways. This is

Opinion Column

April 30, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 11: Control Panel

Human Resources Strategy & Innovation

How can I control what people in my organization do?   To be in control is to have the ability to steer the organization in any desired direction. The controls are the specific mechanisms used to do the steering. Some controls are formally assigned to certain people (hard controls), while