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May 7, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

The future of retail is hybrid

General management Business Design & Innovation

Are traditional retailers a dying breed? That is at least what some of them are starting to fear in sometimes desperate attempts to reinvent their businesses. So what is the answer to the relentless competition with purely digital players who are scooping up more and more market share?

Expertise Current events

January 24, 2018

By Exponential Academy

Foodpairing: a disruptive vision on the food industry

Business Design & Innovation

From within the project Exponential Academy, Antwerp Management School guides Western-Flemish companies in their evolution to a disruption-proof enterprise, together with POM Western-Flanders and TUA West. One of these companies is Foodpairing®, which is all about innovation. In this

Expertise Current events

October 3, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Why public finance urgently needs a place on the agenda

Public sector & Social profit Financial Management & Accounting

For many years, Johan De Cooman has been teaching the financial management module in the Master in Public Management at AMS. With established demand from government organizations and alarming reports in the media, we recognized the need to offer some broader, deeper education in this

Current events

September 1, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

What really makes a dream job?

HR & Organizational Development

Recently, 80,000 Hours reviewed 60 studies about job satisfaction. They discovered that there are three components that contribute less to satisfaction with a job than previously thought. We have also picked out six important elements that influence job satisfaction.   

Current events

May 22, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

How do you involve doctors in healthcare policy changes?

Leadership

Antwerp Management School offers healthcare as one of its leadership specializations. Hospitals face many challenges and changes, so there is an urgent need for leaders who can bridge the gap between their professional work and the complexities of hospital management. We discuss with Tom

Current events

May 12, 2017

By Jesse Segers

10 prejudices about female leadership

Leadership

Some people like to claim that the glass ceiling has been well and truly shattered. Top jobs are no longer inaccessible to women and the successful female CEO is now a reality in the business world. Nevertheless, they are still the exception rather than the rule, with women holding only a

Current events

May 8, 2017

By Ans De Vos

People managers face new challenges

HR & Organizational Development

The labor market is constantly changing. We hear only too often about the ageing population, digitalization and computerization. However, the popularity of these buzzwords highlights the fact that career changes later in life are becoming a reality, and this presents challenges for

Expertise Current events

April 7, 2017

By Sofie Jacobs

Diane Von Furstenberg and the success of Belgian fashion designers

Creativity & Fashion Management

Fashion is big business. It is certainly big business in Antwerp, a fact which is now being increasingly recognized around the world. Diane Von Furstenberg, born in Brussels and now the embodiment of the American dream, received an honorary degree from the University of Antwerp on March

Current events

March 17, 2017

By Jesse Segers

Are you ready to be a CEO? Ask yourself these 7 questions.

Leadership

Professor Dr. Jesse Segers recently co-wrote an article in Management Team about whether it was better for companies to train in-house staff to be CEOs or whether to look externally to hire them. Similarly, it discussed the relative merits of the internally-trained employee versus the

Current events Opinion

March 3, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Time to break free of traffic jams

Smart Mobility

Current events

February 20, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Everyone is ready for the mobility budget

Smart Mobility

For years, Belgium has held the record of the number of traffic jams. A record that we keep breaking and which begins leaving us with an unbearable hangover. Especially for our companies, mobility is becoming a growing issue that causes losses. Just think of increasing fuel costs, lost

Current events

February 6, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

The Future of Work: Destination Unknown?

HR & Organizational Development

Work is gradually starting to occupy a different place in our lives. As part of this change, more people are taking the decision to work a 4-day week. Prof. Dr. Bart Cambré (Next Generation Work Expertise Center) and other experts discussed it an article in De Morgen’s “zeno” magazine