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July 7, 2020

By Karen Wouters

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

Leadership 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

June 22, 2020

By Antwerp Management School

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

Leadership Leading Digital Transformation Business strategy

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

Leadership Human Impact 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

June 4, 2020

By Karen Wouters

Houston, we have a problem...

Leadership 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?

May 27, 2020

By Kathleen Vangronsvelt

What Marc Van Ranst can teach us about leadership

Leadership 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

May 14, 2020

By Karen Wouters

Hard with a heart

Leadership COVID-19

Countries with female prime ministers turn out to be successful in their battle against the coronavirus. Business magazine Forbes recently listed them. Taiwan, Iceland, Germany, Finland, Denmark, and New Zealand. In these countries, the number of COVID-19 deaths has been remarkably low,

Expertise Research

May 12, 2020

By Steven Poelmans

AMS is watching you: neurotraining for better leadership

Leadership

End 2019, Prof. Dr. Steven Poelmans installed the first Belgian NeuroTrainingLab™ at Antwerp Management School. In his lab, he teaches business leaders how to make better, empathic decisions, especially in times of stress. “It’s easy to be a leader in times of peace, but it’s difficult to

March 19, 2020

By Koen Marichal

Corona shows what true leadership is much better than I can explain it

Leadership

Once upon a time there were two little fish swimming in the ocean when an older fish swam by and said hello: "Hey you guys, you okay? How's the water today?" "We’re good," the two of them answered in chorus. Just a fraction of a second later, they swam after the older fish and made him

Interview Testimonial

September 18, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Innovative Labor Organization: a revolution with measurable positive results

Leadership HR & Organizational Development

Pieter-Jan De Man is director at STAS, a fourth-generation company specializing in moving floor trailers and tippers. The company had already undergone a first organizational change, inspired by Pieter-Jan's participation in a learning network of Workitects. Intrigued to find out what

Interview Testimonial

September 17, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Master class HRM: an investment with a sustainable return

Leadership HR & Organizational Development

Corinne Scoyer has been working at the Antwerp Police District for eighteen years now. She started out as a strategic analyst. Three years ago, she was appointed HRM Director. Together with her team of 56 employees, she supports the more than 3,000 employees of the Antwerp Police

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.