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February 6, 2017

By Peggy De Prins

Greater autonomy at work reduces stress and increases a sense of meaningful employment

Human Resources

“One in three employees experiences stress at work1”, the newspaper headlines recently announced. Greater autonomy at work is mainly being touted as the solution. This is a great idea, as far as Antwerp Management School is concerned. More freedom to make your own choices and the ability

Current events

February 2, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Safe traffic? Too late to wait.

Sustainable Transformation

On Wednesday, February 22, we woke up to the horrible news from Bruges that on the way to school, a toddler was run overby a truck and did not survive the accident. An accident? On second thoughts, it wasn’t. This tragedy could have been avoided if we had followed the ‘Vision Zero’

Current events

January 23, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

"Yes, we can", 8 years of Obama

Human Resources

“Yes we can”. These words sound familiar to every human being currently living on this planet and belong to the 44th president of the United States of America. Obama was born in 1961 in Hawaii and moved to America to attend law school. He was elected president on 4 November 2008 and

Current events

January 19, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

How to start leading: 4 pointers for young leaders

Human Resources

Whilst they can bring a fresh, new outlook, young leaders are also having to ask themselves, how can I effectively lead older employees? After all, it is not always easy for younger people to gain the support and, crucially, the respect of their senior colleagues, many of whom may have

Current events

January 19, 2017

By Koen Marichal

How to: 5 survival tips for leaders in 2017

Human Resources

2016 was a year of significant insecurity and increasing tension. How do you navigate this as a leader and how do you adapt your leadership? Thought Leader Koen Marichal shares five resolutions for leaders to work towards.

Current events

January 18, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

"Water is the next big thing"

Sustainable Transformation

DrugLijn and Stichting tegen Kanker are collaborating in ‘Tournée Minérale’ and are calling on everyone to join. To encourage the initiative no alcohol will be served at AMS-activities in February. Moreover, we encourage you to join the challenge. For every AMS- employee, student or

Current events

January 9, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Traffic jams are a sticky issue for Flemish companies

Sustainable Transformation

A smart transport policy could turn the tide More and more companies are experiencing the near-daily nuisance of traffic jams on our Flemish roads. Employees can no longer guarantee getting to their offices or customers in time, orders arrive late, staff absenteeism rises, etc. This is

Current events

January 5, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Expats put Belgium 4th in the ranking for education quality

Strategy & Innovation

As the home base for NATO and the European Union, Belgium is a host country for diplomats, politicians and civil servants from all corners of the world. Even though our country is a melting pot of cultures, integrating is never an easy task. The Belgian business climate is demanding and