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October 29, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

Practice what you preach: AMS as Innovative Labor Organization

Human Resources

Sarah Stemgée is HR Director at Antwerp Management School. When AMS went through a transformation from a functional to an innovative labor organization, she first wanted to get a thorough understanding of what such an organization is all about. She searched and found the answer in-house,

October 26, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

“The Master Class business Strategy & Leadership takes you to the next level”

Human Resources Strategy & Innovation

Filip Roelandt is Director Business Development at the Syntra West Group. In pre-coronavirus times, his organization was strategically preparing itself for the next wave of digitization. He himself was also ready to take the next strategic step in his personal growth journey. The Master

September 28, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

Leadership from neuroscience: a real eye-opener

Human Resources Strategy & Innovation

Inge Van Goubergen is Director Key Accounts at Randstad. Her clients come from varying industries and are looking for equally varying solutions. They all have one thing in common, though: their organizations are complex. The Master Class Business Strategy & Leadership proved to be a

July 7, 2020

By Karen Wouters

Never waste a good crisis - Leadership development in times of coronavirus

Human Resources COVID-19

"Never waste a good crisis." Churchill's famous statement has already been used to call on the hospitality industry to reinvent itself, to boost green innovations, to urge the European institutions to review their cooperation model. And here I am, boldly adding yet another one: never

Opinion column

June 29, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 13: Strategy Development Cycle

Human Resources Strategy & Innovation

Which steps do we need to go through to develop an effective strategy? A strategy is a course of action followed by an organization to realize its purpose. In contrast to common use, strategy is not what an organization intends to do (its plan of action), but what it actually does (its

June 22, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

"Strategy, digital transformation and leadership: all pieces now fit."

Digital & IT Human Resources Strategy & Innovation

Sofie testifies about her participation in the Master Class Business Strategy: A unique combination of science, individual coaching, in-depth insights and practice Sofie Brys has been working at KBC Bank & Insurance for many years now, and she has had plenty of opportunities for internal

June 18, 2020

By Kathleen Vangronsvelt

Thinking beyond the here and now

Human Resources COVID-19

"Shouldn't we be wearing face masks too?" I was surprised when my girlfriend sent me this message mid-March, when COVID-19 was still an exotic disease in faraway Wuhan. "Stop the lockdown. The flagging economy will cause far more human suffering than the deaths." I was shocked to read

Opinion column

June 8, 2020

By Ron Meyer

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 12: Rising Star Framework

Human Resources Strategy & Innovation

Which moral dangers do I face while moving up the hierarchy? A rising star is a person of above average talent who quickly makes career steps within or across organizations, filling positions of increasingly important responsibility. With this rapid move up the hierarchy comes more power,

Interview Getuigenis

June 8, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

I wanted to understand what's happening and why it's happening like this.

Human Resources

Two years ago, Bruno Stockman of MBV Consult made the leap from full-time employment to self-employment. Thus, he has firsthand experience of making far-reaching changes. As a consultant, he now helps others with change management. He is currently involved in rolling out a digitization

June 4, 2020

By Karen Wouters

Houston, we have a problem...

Human Resources COVID-19

The WHO (World Health Organization) Member States are calling for an independent investigation into the WHO’s manner of response to the coronavirus in China. I cannot wait to see what this research will tell us. Why was COVID-19 dismissed as a common flu for so long?

June 4, 2020

By Peggy De Prins

When “business as usual” sparks off a new (social) crisis

Human Resources COVID-19

We are all looking forward to it: "business as usual". Our coronavirus social bubble, even the professional one, is finally about to burst again. At the same time, we are also wary of the “new normal”. What if our job is threatened or just won’t be the same anymore? What if the

May 27, 2020

By Kathleen Vangronsvelt

What Marc Van Ranst can teach us about leadership

Human Resources COVID-19

Implicit Leadership Theory to the rescue. I couldn’t help laughing at the picture of Marc Van Ranst (one of the leading Belgian virologists who is advising the Belgian government during the coronavirus crisis) in a Superman suit when I was emptying my letter box. The neighbor (keeping 1.5