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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


April 16, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

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


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


April 16, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

Opening up a fascinating new world, where practice meets theory


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,


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?