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September 11, 2019

By Robin De Cock

Surviving the emotional rollercoaster called entrepreneurship

Business Design & Innovation

When you ask entrepreneurs how they experienced their entrepreneurial journey, many of them would describe it as a rollercoaster.

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January 15, 2019

By Yuri Bobbert

How to keep your business safe in a digital world?

Leading Digital Transformation

  In our society more and more devices are connected to the internet. These so called Internet of things (IoT) devices are everywhere and most of the time equipped with software. Root cause analysis of cyber-attacks reveal poor-coded software in these devices. And yes, hackers use

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January 10, 2019

By Hugo Marynissen

How an Executive PhD can help you to become a ‘knowledge leader’

Corporate

  Making a distinction between an Executive PhD and a “traditional” PhD is tricky. In both cases, students go through the process of acquiring sound research skills, they undertake rigorous research, and at the end of the process they will make a unique contribution to knowledge. In the

Expertise Report

January 7, 2019

By Karen Wouters

Leadership Lab: Strengthening teams for shared leadership: shifting from me to meaning

Leadership

Our last leadership lab of 2018 was hosted by Fluvius who has taken its recent merger (between Eandis en Infrax) as an opportunity to introduce a new way of working centered around shared leadership and teamwork. A huge undertaking for an organization with more than 5000 employees who

Expertise Research

December 17, 2018

By Soraya Candido

Citizens are moving, next up is politics

Sustainable Transformation

On Sunday December 2, 75 000 people walked together in the ‘Claim the Climate’ march in Brussels, urging bolder climate actions ahead of the UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland (COP24). Three years ago, the Paris Climate Agreement was signed, but increased climate efforts and a Belgian

Expertise Research

December 12, 2018

By Jan Beyne

A call for sustainable and responsible action

Sustainable Transformation

Do we need to stop CSR? Do we need a ‘new story of business’? We need a new enlightenment. How do we deal with the concept of sustainability and responsibility today and in the future? Is the triple bottom line really dead? And is stakeholder management immortal?

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November 12, 2018

By Andries Reymer

5 reasons why startups should consider working together with traditional businesses

Business Design & Innovation

In today’s rat race with fast-paced changes and new technologies, startups pop up éverywhere. You can find some numbers on this fact in the blog written by my colleague Vincent Molly.   

Expertise

October 19, 2018

By Geert Scheipers

Shaping a smarter business: 10 simple rules for digital transformation

General management

On October 8, 2018, Professor Michael Porter received what we believe to be a long overdue honorary doctorate from the KUL. Driven by a sharp analytic eye, impressive teaching and consultancy skills, tons of energy and hints of pure brilliance, the forefather of such time-tested subjects

Expertise Report

October 15, 2018

By Karen Wouters

Are you leading with opinions or data?

Leadership

On the new premises of Antwerp Management School, seven leadership development experts gathered to dive into the world of measures, with an open mind and a degree of healthy skepticism. We were off to a strong start when one of them said: “As HR professionals we need numbers to

Expertise

September 25, 2018

By Geert Scheipers

Digital transformation: A good friend’s advice

General management

On beer, friends and the value of good theory… Every so often we meet up with a few old friends to have a drink. A couple of weeks ago, we gathered in the beautiful oak guesthouse of one of them, hidden in the seclusion of her impeccable garden. After enjoying a few of the best beers

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July 31, 2018

By Vincent Molly

Why family businesses should consider working together with startups

Business Design & Innovation

Startups are everywhere. In this era of fast-paced change, new technologies and disruption, there is plenty of opportunity to let entrepreneurship thrive. Evidence can be found in the many companies being launched every day all over the world. Statistics show that in countries like

Expertise Interview

May 17, 2018

By MVO Vlaanderen

"The worldwide efforts in sustainability and CSR of the past twenty years have failed"

Sustainable Transformation

At the end of 2017, Antwerp Management School  appointed Dr. Wayne Visser as holder of the Chair in Sustainable Transformation. AMS thus enforces its long-term commitment to involving current (business) leaders in the study of sustainability and preparing the leaders of the future for