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July 30, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

'Sustainability is like a dorky, spotty adolescent'

Sustainable Transformation

'The sustainability discourse all too often still suffers from a pedantic raised finger. Instead of focusing on everything we will no longer be allowed to do, it would be better to focus on what the ideal world would look like and how we can create it, says professor Wayne Visser, chair

Interview

July 16, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Learning how to be a better leader

Human Resources

Becoming a better leader thanks to a brain scan? It sounds futuristic, but in professor Steven Poelmans' NeuroTrainingLab it is business as usual. 

Interview

June 14, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

A talk with Dries Van Noten: 'Fashion is too volatile'

Strategy & Innovation

Vans loaded with boxes full of clothes are driving in and out of the former warehouse Godfried at Het Eilandje in Antwerp. Almost twenty years ago, Dries Van Noten had this impressive building renovated, and now it is bursting at the seams. We presented five (apparent) paradoxes to the

Interview

April 9, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Start to Lead: learning to trust your own leadership

Human Resources

Wannes Dierckx is a project manager at the software company JD-Consult. JD Consult is a relatively young company that has grown rapidly in a short period of time. Wannes had quite some know-how and got promoted to a leadership role. Being an expert and being a leader, however, requires a

Interview

June 14, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

What we can learn from designers to boost our competitiveness

Strategy & Innovation

Dominique Meert has been a freelance consultant since September 2016. With her company 2KnowHow2 she helps legal service providers to make their services and products more customer-oriented and to optimize their processes step by step. Dominique focuses on lawyers, legal departments,

Expertise Interview

May 17, 2018

By MVO Vlaanderen

The worldwide efforts in sustainability and CSR of the past twenty years have failed

Sustainable Transformation

At the end of 2017, Antwerp Management School  appointed Dr. Wayne Visser as holder of the Chair in Sustainable Transformation. AMS thus enforces its long-term commitment to involving current (business) leaders in the study of sustainability and preparing the leaders of the future for

Expertise Interview

March 8, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

War for Talent 2.0: Are we fighting for the best robot, or the best manager?

Human Resources

Most managers wouldn’t spontaneously call themselves ‘middle management’, if only to avoid being associated with the ‘middle’ or the ‘mean’, and the reputation of being unnecessary middle men. And yet, a lot of managers find themselves in this role. Research often shows they’re the ones

Expertise Interview

February 22, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

“Road to Growth gave us the confidence we needed”

Strategy & Innovation

Yannick (now 22) and Eline (now 20) Jaspers took over the company Percon in the summer of 2015. Leasing, selling and restoring trailers: they go about it with a lot of passion. Still, it became clear that gaining the confidence of their clients wasn’t a walk in the park for two

Expertise Interview

February 15, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

2018 will be all about transformation

Corporate

Both nationally and internationally, 2017 was a year of investments for AMS. Although the volume of sales was slightly lower than last year, more important projects for the coming year were secured than ever before. We discussed the 2018 challenges with dean Paul Matthyssens. “We now have

Expertise Interview

February 7, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

How Belgian SMEs can achieve growth ánd innovation

Strategy & Innovation

Omar Mohout is a technological entrepreneur and author who is fascinated by entrepreneurship, technology, innovation and research. With the vast knowledge he built over the years on (developing) startups, he provides them as well as big corporations with advice on their growth potential.

Interview

December 6, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

How to make a difference as a HR Manager

Human Resources

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

Interview

August 28, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Why public-sector professionals shouldn’t be afraid to delve deeper

Public & Social Profit sector

The public sector is extremely large, employing people in many different functions and organizations. But many of these professionals lack the time to make their work broader and deeper. Often, they realize that they are missing that extra bit of knowledge that would let them take their