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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 leader

  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 leader

  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 leader

“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

column

February 5, 2018

By Peggy De Prins

Social dialogue - part 2: up there

HR & Organizational Development

At the end of 2018, a new book by AMS professor Peggy De Prins‘Social Dialogue: opportunity or agony?’ (‘Sociale dialoog: kans of kwelling?’) will be published by ACCO. Leading up to this publication, Peggy uses everyday experiences to reflect on the content of her book.

column

January 17, 2018

By Peggy De Prins

Social dialogue - part 1: the terrible divorce

HR & Organizational Development

At the end of 2018, a new book by AMS professor Peggy De Prins ‘Social Dialogue: opportunity or agony?’ (‘Sociale dialoog: kans of kwelling?’) will be published by ACCO. Leading up to this publication, Peggy uses everyday experiences to reflect on the content of her book.

Expertise

December 15, 2017

By Peggy De Prins

Investing in ‘workable work’ for executives pays off, even in spades

HR & Organizational Development

Starting January, Peggy will introduce a new blog series based on her contributions to 'In the mood for another social dialogue'. In this series, she will translate theory to the concrete and tangible practice. Prior to this, Peggy discusses the importance of workable work for managers in

Interview

December 6, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

How to make a difference as a HR Manager

HR & Organizational Development

Last spring at HRM Night, Kristian Vandenhoudt’s HR colleagues awarded him with the title ‘HR Manager of the Year’. According to Kristian, who is Vice President Human Resources of the ‘Compressor Technique Service Division’ at Atlas Copco, this award is mainly a recognition of his

Expertise Research

November 29, 2017

By Ans De Vos

Deploying talent flexibly: opportunities and success factors of co-sourcing

HR & Organizational Development

We all must, and we all shall, be employed for a longer period of time. Thereby, the question arises what is necessary to ensure that this is not a case of “having to” but of “wanting to” for employees. Organizations are faced with the challenge of creating ‘workable work’ for employees

Expertise Research

October 6, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Make the right study choice and boost your career opportunities

HR & Organizational Development

Choosing what to study is never easy. It’s a big decision and, with your future in mind, you need to take the current labor market situation into account. Right now, about 104,000 Flemish students are studying subjects that are unlikely to lead to jobs. You make your very first study