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November 28, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Why working in Belgium makes you happy

International Business

In today’s world, happiness at work is an important item on the agenda of many companies. It turns out Belgium passed the test with flying colors. According to the British Global Workforce Happiness Index 2016, which is the result of a recent survey at Universum, Belgium has the highest

Expertise Opinion

September 6, 2017

By Jesse Segers

“Nomadic professionals, make your choices meaningful”

Leadership International Business China-Euro 2017

Opening minds. Touching souls. Energizing business. That’s what Antwerp Management School stands for. As a business school, energizing business is, of course, a goal. Opening minds is also obvious. How can your mind not be opened after numerous classes and field trips? But what about

Expertise Interview

June 22, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

‘Guanxi’, or how to get into the Chinese inner circle

International Business

China is no longer the country of mass production; they are looking for added value. The One Belt One Road Dialogues anticipate that change can bring Europe and China together to work on building the future. Dean Paul Matthyssens and Dorinela Munteanu, International Business Director at

Expertise Interview

June 21, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

AMS and China: a history that’s writing the future

International Business

When you set up a business strategy to trade with Chinese partners, you will often hit a wall. Good intentions on both sides can get lost in translation, which can lead the initiator to feel defeated. We sat down with Paul Matthyssens, Dean of Antwerp Management School and Dora Munteanu,

Report

June 13, 2017

By Dorinela Munteanu

Chinese-European dialogues: sharing leadership insights

International Business

The LEAD-IN event which took place in the impressive surroundings of Antwerp Port House, was not only about doing business in China, but also, in keeping with the objectives of LEAD-IN, sharing inspiring leadership experiences about different leadership styles in the context of China and

Section

May 19, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Alumni Stories, PART SEVENTEEN: “This master guides you to an international career"

International Business

Following an international masters program certainly pays off in the current international business environment. Steven Bell and Nadine Niknafs, alumni of the Master China Europe Business, know this better than anyone. They started the program because they were interested both in China

Interview

April 6, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

On the road again: why our Dean values international partnerships

International Business Corporate

Behind every management school stands a motivated dean. Paul Mathyssens, Dean of Antwerp Management School since 2013, gives us a unique insight into an important aspect of his job. He explains why he spends much time abroad and therefore invests in inward and outward

Expertise

March 1, 2017

By Steffi Weil

Lobbying and Foreign Interest in Chinese Politics

International Business

China and the East-Asian market have been widely discussed in the business world for a long while. The increasing importance of the New Silk Route project gives further momentum to the debate. But how do you do that? Which parameters should you pay attention to? How do you handle cultural

Current events

January 5, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Expats put Belgium 4th in the ranking for education quality

International Business

As the home base for NATO and the European Union, Belgium is a host country for diplomats, politicians and civil servants from all corners of the world. Even though our country is a melting pot of cultures, integrating is never an easy task. The Belgian business climate is demanding and

Report

December 23, 2016

By Dorinela Munteanu

Executive Fashion Program for Chinese Entrepreneurs

Creativity & Fashion Management International Business

Monday morning, early in Paris – Rue Cambon, boutique hotel Castille, center of the fashion district in Paris: here we end our ‘Antwerp-Paris’ learning journey for Chinese fashion entrepreneurs with a vivid discussion. Never expected a group of Chinese participants would be so vivid, but

December 8, 2016

By Antwerp Management School

The New Silk Road: Chinese-European chances

International Business

In China, they have been planning for several years to develop a New Silk Road to Europe. Such trade route could mean that there will be a more intensive contact between Europe and China, which creates more space for investments. The future, however, remains unclear: Will this new plan