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January 20, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 7: Competition Tornado

HR & Organizational Development change management

How is competition evolving in my industry and how can I respond to it?   Except in monopolies, firms must compete with rivals to win the favor of potential customers. Firms can outdo others by being cheaper, better and / or different, but none of these competitive advantages are

Opinion column

November 28, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 6: Confidence quotient

HR & Organizational Development change management

What determines how much confidence people have in me?   Confidence is the psychological state of feeling sure about something or someone. When people are confident, they feel certain and at ease, which allows them to move more freely and commit themselves to actions or relationships with

Opinion column

November 5, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 5: House of engagement

HR & Organizational Development

Which factors can contribute to a higher level of engagement in my organization? People are engaged if they feel connected to their organization and if they are motivated to contribute to its success. So, becoming engaged is about emotional bonding – buying in to an organization and

Opinion column

September 30, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 4: Revenue model framework

HR & Organizational Development

What are the different ways to generate income as an organization? All organizations need money to operate and thus require ways to generate sufficient income. An organization’s revenue model is the specific manner by which it acquires funds – it constitutes the way in which the

Interview Testimonial

September 18, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Innovative Labor Organization: a revolution with measurable positive results

Leadership HR & Organizational Development

Pieter-Jan De Man is director at STAS, a fourth-generation company specializing in moving floor trailers and tippers. The company had already undergone a first organizational change, inspired by Pieter-Jan's participation in a learning network of Workitects. Intrigued to find out what

Interview Testimonial

September 17, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Master class HRM: an investment with a sustainable return

Leadership HR & Organizational Development

Corinne Scoyer has been working at the Antwerp Police District for eighteen years now. She started out as a strategic analyst. Three years ago, she was appointed HRM Director. Together with her team of 56 employees, she supports the more than 3,000 employees of the Antwerp Police

Interview Getuigenis

September 10, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Master Class HRM in 3 words: frameworks, networks and open doors

HR & Organizational Development

Lien Demerie has been an HR Business Partner at Logi-technic for three years now. It was a newly created role with many challenges. She was all too happy to meet the challenges, however, even though she didn’t have a Human Resources Degree. The first step was to find a suitable

Interview Getuigenis

September 9, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

The building blocks of an organizational architect

Leadership HR & Organizational Development

Gui Boven was destined to become an engineer architect, but then, he also wanted to work with people. He eventually chose the latter, although his enthusiasm for design was never far away. Thus, for more than 25 years he contributed to ‘building’ organizations from various managerial

Opinion column

September 2, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models -episode 3: 'Interaction pressure gauge'

HR & Organizational Development

  How much pressure should I exert when talking to people? Interaction is the process of two or more people communicating with each other, most often by means of talking. For most managers, interacting by means of speech is their primary method of getting things done – their work consists

Opinion column

July 29, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models -episode 2: 'Digital Platform Map'

HR & Organizational Development

  What are digital platforms, and can they emerge in my industry as well? A platform is any type of system that facilitates many-to-many interactions (M2M). An example of a platform in the physical world is a marketplace, as it lets multiple sellers interact with multiple buyers. This is

Opinion column

July 3, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 1: 'Mind the Gap'

HR & Organizational Development

  Organizations constantly change, in ways both intended and unintended. When managers deliberately set out to alter an organization, shifting it from its current state to a future state, we speak of implementing change.  The challenges involved in successfully implementing change depend

column

March 1, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Start to Lead: taking time to discover your leadership DNA

Leadership HR & Organizational Development

“Spot on”, according to Elena Secuianu, 29 and HR Manager at the Mediterranean Shipping Company Belgium. She started working there two years ago and has recently been promoted to team leader. She was on the lookout for a training program to finetune her leadership skills when Antwerp