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December 5, 2019

By Jan Beyne

Hooray! It’s International Volunteer Day

Sustainable Transformation volunteer

5 December – Hooray! It’s International Volunteer Day: a yearly celebration, mandated by the UN General Assembly, of the values, work and efforts of volunteers and organizations worldwide. On this day, the UN underlines the importance of the contribution of volunteering programs in

Opinion column

November 28, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 6: Confidence quotient

HR & Organizational Development change management

What determines how much confidence people have in me?   Confidence is the psychological state of feeling sure about something or someone. When people are confident, they feel certain and at ease, which allows them to move more freely and commit themselves to actions or relationships with

Research column

November 26, 2019

By Bieke Struyf

How to get the digital skills you need

ecosystems

As promising as technology may seem for the solution of labor problems, in reality it often merely ends up creating other problems. The actual challenge has to do with humans rather than technology. No matter how well orchestrated the technological transition, if your workforce – the

Research column

November 26, 2019

By Bieke Struyf

Why radical innovation requires a hot strategy approach

change management

Fear or excitement? Anticipation of change does “something” with humans. It evokes emotion. The implementation of Industry 4.0 technologies is expected to deliver and require change en masse. The type of change that does not only affect one part of the production process but uproots

Research column

November 13, 2019

By Rozanne Henzen

The vision of 15 sustainability experts on individual sustainability leadership

Sustainable Transformation

This is the second of two blogs on the joint research between Antwerp Management School (AMS) and the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) on the nature and benefits of individual sustainability leadership, drawing on 15 expert interviews, their best practices and existing

Research column

November 12, 2019

By Jan Beyne

5 insights on sustainability for the pet industry

Sustainable Transformation

According to industry trends, the pet business will continue to boom. But how important are sustainable business practices in the pet industry? In this blogpost, we will highlight the main insights from our Sustainability Review, executed by the Sustainable Transformation Lab in

Opinion column

November 6, 2019

By Yuri Bobbert

CISO: master the Dialogue on Cyber Security Economics

Leading Digital Transformation

Over the last years, the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) drastically changed. Over the last decade, I have seen this industry explode with fuzzy vendors in the cyber domain all delivering point solutions. Is this because industry strategy agencies like IDC , Gartner, and

Opinion column

November 5, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 5: House of engagement

HR & Organizational Development

Which factors can contribute to a higher level of engagement in my organization? People are engaged if they feel connected to their organization and if they are motivated to contribute to its success. So, becoming engaged is about emotional bonding – buying in to an organization and

Research column

October 2, 2019

By Lars Moratis

Shaping sustainable business through conversation

Sustainable Transformation

What is the purpose of a company? It is a fundamental question in the history of thinking about business. It is also a question that, against the background of the increasing attention for sustainability that we have witnessed over the years, has only become more and more relevant. If

Research column

October 2, 2019

By Jan Beyne

When future meets present

Sustainable Transformation

Last week, many world leaders traveled to New York City for the 74th United Nations General Assembly. The week started with a lot of attention for the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump as they briefly crossed paths. Unfortunately, the real outcomes of the events

Opinion column

September 30, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 4: Revenue model framework

HR & Organizational Development

What are the different ways to generate income as an organization? All organizations need money to operate and thus require ways to generate sufficient income. An organization’s revenue model is the specific manner by which it acquires funds – it constitutes the way in which the

Opinion column

September 2, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models -episode 3: 'Interaction pressure gauge'

HR & Organizational Development

  How much pressure should I exert when talking to people? Interaction is the process of two or more people communicating with each other, most often by means of talking. For most managers, interacting by means of speech is their primary method of getting things done – their work consists