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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

Interview

July 16, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Learning how to be a better leader

Leadership

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

Research

May 9, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Prime Foundation Partner Melexis about the yin and yang of high performance and well-being

Leadership

Melexis develops and produces integrated semiconductor solutions, mainly for the automotive industry. Or as CEO Françoise Chombar puts it: “We make your car smarter, cleaner and more attractive.” Melexis thus wants to contribute to the creation of the best imaginable future. They've been

Interview

April 9, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Start to Lead: learning to trust your own leadership

Leadership

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

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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

Expertise Report

January 7, 2019

By Karen Wouters

Leadership Lab: Strengthening teams for shared leadership: shifting from me to meaning

Leadership

Our last leadership lab of 2018 was hosted by Fluvius who has taken its recent merger (between Eandis en Infrax) as an opportunity to introduce a new way of working centered around shared leadership and teamwork. A huge undertaking for an organization with more than 5000 employees who

Interview

December 4, 2018

By Lynn Guillaume

Showing up, or how it is still a challenge for women to show themselves

Leadership

On December 7, Antwerp Management School (AMS) opens its doors for the TEDxFlandersWomen event ‘Showing up’, with visibility as its central theme. Leading ladies Ilse Daelman (Director full-time master's programs AMS) and Ellen Wezenbeek (driving force behind TEDxFlanders) give us a taste

Expertise Report

October 15, 2018

By Karen Wouters

Are you leading with opinions or data?

Leadership

On the new premises of Antwerp Management School, seven leadership development experts gathered to dive into the world of measures, with an open mind and a degree of healthy skepticism. We were off to a strong start when one of them said: “As HR professionals we need numbers to

Expertise Interview

May 9, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

Food for thought: 5 international visions on leadership

Leadership

Twelve healthcare professionals from around the globe participated in the Strategic Management of Health Systems (MAN) program at the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp. As part of this program, aimed at managers in the medical sector, they took the ’19 thoughts’ leadership

Expertise Research

April 10, 2018

By Steven Poelmans

AMS is watching you: neurotraining for better leadership

Leadership

The last twenty years, Steven Poelmans lived and worked in Barcelona. He recently started working as Professor in Neurosciences and Strategic Leadership for our Leadership Expertise Center. Steven will bring along one of his NeuroTrainingLabs which he developed in Spain, Chili, Brasil,

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?

Leadership

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 Report

February 12, 2018

By Karen Wouters

Do you know your "switching cost" as a leader?

Leadership

We’ve gotten rid of our tails, but not our emotions. With that statement Dr. Steven Poelmans, professor at Antwerp Management School and EADA Business School, started the Leadership Lab “inside a leader’s brain”. How come emotions have survived all these years? The limbic system takes