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May 12, 2017

By Jesse Segers

10 prejudices about female leadership

Leadership

Some people like to claim that the glass ceiling has been well and truly shattered. Top jobs are no longer inaccessible to women and the successful female CEO is now a reality in the business world. Nevertheless, they are still the exception rather than the rule, with women holding only a

May 5, 2017

By Karen Wouters

The winning mentality: narcissism or necessity?

Leadership

Solid leadership is essential for any business striving to operate successfully. Today, organizations demand an entirely different kind of leadership compared to 20 years ago. Leadership revolves around having the right mind-set. Karen Wouters, Academic Director of our Start to Lead

Expertise Section

April 24, 2017

By Jesse Segers

Leaders of paradoxes: 4 people-management types

Leadership

In the blog series ‘Leaders of paradoxes’ Prof. Dr. Jesse Segers explains us what the invisible tensions are to what leaders get exposed. In the first part, he illustrated and defined 4 important organizational paradoxes. In this second part, you will read about 4 people-management

Expertise

April 11, 2017

By Koen Marichal

Which leadership style is most effective?

Leadership

The search for the most effective leadership is as old as time and starts with the idea that behavior is developable and that certain acts by leaders have a better effect on their employees than others. So if we know which behavior is most effective, then we just need to teach it to our

Expertise Section

April 5, 2017

By Jesse Segers

Leaders of paradoxes: 4 important organizational types

Leadership

In the blog series ‘Leaders of paradoxes’ Prof. Dr. Jesse Segers explains us what the invisible tensions are to what leaders get exposed. In this first part he illustrates which 4 important organizational paradoxes can be defined.

Expertise Section

March 23, 2017

By Koen Marichal

Leaders of paradoxes

Leadership

Tension, dilemmas, choices, conflicts, polarization... increasingly, organizational leaders find that their world is characterized by unsolvable, conflicting demands and expectations. This quickly became clear at our third Leader Dialogue. “I have to be able to adjust our course day by

Current events

March 17, 2017

By Jesse Segers

Are you ready to be a CEO? Ask yourself these 7 questions.

Leadership

Professor Dr. Jesse Segers recently co-wrote an article in Management Team about whether it was better for companies to train in-house staff to be CEOs or whether to look externally to hire them. Similarly, it discussed the relative merits of the internally-trained employee versus the

Expertise

February 28, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

How do leaders stay balanced? The importance of reflection and introspection.

Leadership

In an article for the newspaper De Morgen, Jesse Segers turns the spotlight on CEOs. To avoid the pitfalls of power, according to him, a certain introspection is necessary. You need be able to get away and get some perspective on your work where you can think about your power and position

Report Guest column

February 25, 2017

By Karin Swiers

The power of stories

Leadership

In turbulent times we need leaders who can connect people. How do you do that? Great leaders are good storytellers per definition, but what makes them important? They have followers to whom the story means something. A good story will last longer than dominant technology, says Gianpiero

Expertise Research

February 14, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

What is spiritual leadership?

Leadership

The healthcare and welfare sector is undergoing structural changes due to budgets, changes in demand, etc. To meet the challenges that come with these changes, there is a need for leadership. Not the dominating, top-down, rational leadership, but an authentic, shared leadership, based on

Opinion

February 10, 2017

By Koen Marichal

“At Google, leadership was not a badge for senior people.”

Leadership

Stephan Thoma was responsible for learning & development at Google and now advises mostly European companies on embracing the Silicon Valley spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. He gave an inspiring talk to a group of leadership professionals organized by Circleradius. He confirmed

Current events

January 23, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

"Yes, we can", 8 years of Obama

Leadership

“Yes we can”. These words sound familiar to every human being currently living on this planet and belong to the 44th president of the United States of America. Obama was born in 1961 in Hawaii and moved to America to attend law school. He was elected president on 4 November 2008 and