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June 21, 2021

By Shirley Kempeneer

From coffee machine chitchats to avatars and back again

Real Estate

Hybrid work is becoming the new normal. Technology has a role to play, but how well can it keep us connected in a world of physical distance?

Expertise

June 10, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

Obtaining a PhD degree in less than three years? Yes we can!

Corporate

Finishing an Executive PhD program in four years is feasible, but definitely challenging. No wonder, since combining a full-time job with a high-level research program is not a walk in the park. But then along comes Nermain. She not only managed to obtain her PhD degree in time, but she

Expertise Opinion Column

May 12, 2021

By Yuri Bobbert

Strategic Approaches to Digital Platform Security Assurance

Digital & IT

Nowadays, it is impossible to imagine a business without technology. Most industries are becoming "smarter" and more tech-driven. We live in the era of the "platform society." For example, Coursera has become the world's most prominent online educator, collaborating with over 200 leading

Expertise Research

May 10, 2021

By Rozanne Henzen

The only way forward is going circular

Sustainable Transformation

In 2019 over 750 global experts and decision-makers were asked to rank their biggest concerns in terms of likelihood and impact. For the first time in the annual Global Risks Report, published in January 2020, the top five global risks in terms of likelihood are all environmental.

Expertise

April 28, 2021

By Wayne Visser

Sustainable Transformation: The Journey of a Thousand Miles

Sustainable Transformation Supply Chain & Logistics Leadership

Since sustainable development was first defined in “Our Common Future” (a 1987 UN report) as ‘development that meets the needs of the current generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs’, we have made a lot of progress. The vast majority of

Expertise

April 16, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

The journey of a PhD, through the eyes of one of our alumni

Corporate

Chris Wuytens is Managing Director at Acerta Consult. He is also one of the very first graduates of the Executive PhD program at Antwerp Management School. He started the program in 2015 and successfully defended his doctoral thesis in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The

Expertise

April 16, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

Opening up a fascinating new world, where practice meets theory

Corporate

Ilse Daelman is Managing Director at our very own Antwerp Management School (AMS) and is one of the first graduates of the Executive PhD program which is offered at AMS in close partnership with the University of Antwerp (UA). She started the program in 2016 and successfully defended her

Expertise Opinion Column

January 5, 2021

By Yuri Bobbert

Get the biggest bang for your security buck

Digital & IT

Over the last seven years, our role as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has drastically changed. According to our Microsoft Outlook Analytics client, more than fifty percent of our mail is spam from cyber security suppliers, trying to grab our attention by selling fear,

Expertise

December 16, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

Refuel your strategy with our students’ creativity

When the going gets tough, our students get going COVID-19 has companies sprinting and running a marathon at the same time. While trying to stay on top of things here and now, companies simultaneously need to rethink their long-term strategy. A mission impossible? Not really. All you need

Expertise

December 14, 2020

By Daan Sorgeloos

“Change Management is like rebuilding an airplane mid-air”

Human Resources

Change management is hot. As long as there have been organizations, managers have had to deal with change trajectories. Even though there is a lot of scientific research and management literature is popular, these processes remain very challenging. The fact that more than 75% of the

Expertise

June 16, 2020

By Steffi Weil

The journey of a PhD, through the eyes of our Academic Director

Corporate

  When I was in my thirties, I made one of the most important decisions of my life. At the time, I was a managing director and I liked my job, yet I felt something was missing. And I was right. Now, I am a professor and I love my job, I love writing. I love being the academic director of

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