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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,


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


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


June 16, 2020

By Steffi Weil

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


  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


September 11, 2019

By Robin De Cock

Surviving the emotional rollercoaster called entrepreneurship

Strategy & Innovation

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


January 10, 2019

By Hugo Marynissen

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


  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

Human Resources

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 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?


November 12, 2018

By Andries Reymer

5 reasons why startups should consider working together with traditional businesses

Strategy & 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.   


October 19, 2018

By Geert Scheipers

Shaping a smarter business: 10 simple rules for digital transformation

Strategy & Innovation

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


September 25, 2018

By Geert Scheipers

Digital transformation: A good friend’s advice

Strategy & Innovation

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