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November 3, 2022

By Sofie Jacobs

1 in 3 employees has “career regrets”

Human Resources

What makes employees happy on the shop floor? A question that is acutely faced by many employers against the background of the current ‘war for talent’ and the shortage of skilled employees. A study of AMS, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and House of HR shows that, on average, employees

Opinion Research

October 4, 2022

By Yuri Bobbert

How do Small and Medium Enterprises approach cybersecurity ?

Students & Alumni Digital & IT Strategy & Innovation

At Antwerp Management School's Master in IT Risk & Cyber Security Management we noticed that SMEs are struggling to adequately address cybersecurity risks and are taking a slightly different approach than large(r) organizations. So we decided to have a closer look at the typical SME

Expertise Research

September 26, 2022

By Amélie Wuillaume

How compassionate ventures can help us prepare for the next crisis

This is the story of Fred, 50 years old, father of two, DJ and wedding entertainer. Nobody expected him to set up a project that would, in just a few days, mobilize dozens of volunteers and help hundreds of Ukrainians. And yet, that is exactly what he did. Dr. & Senior Researcher

Research

August 5, 2022

By Kim De Meulenaere

Age diversity in the workplace: yes or no? 3 do’s and don’ts

Human Resources

When it comes to diversity & inclusion in the workplace, age is becoming increasingly important, especially given the ageing population in the Western world. Research has already demonstrated that organizations with widely varying age groups are at risk of age polarization, leading to

Research

July 28, 2022

By Engelina Chaillet

“Inclusion means challenging the status quo” – 4 takeaways from the Special Olympics Unified Leadership Training

Human Resources

Research has shown that diversity and inclusion in the workplace can boost innovation by as much as 20% (Bourke, 2016). Companies like Sodexo, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal and Microsoft are lauded for their efforts to anchor diversity and inclusion in their culture and practices. But

Research

January 20, 2022

By Sofie Jacobs

Mentors, job switches and finding your calling: 5 great resolutions for your career

Human Resources

2021 was a year of upheaval, both in our private and professional lives. ‘The Great Resignation’ made us rack our brains about the future, the relevance of medical certificates was questioned, and we definitely know now that virtual coffee breaks and office gossip don’t mix well. But what

Expertise Research

December 23, 2021

By Sarah Desmet

Seducing employees back into the office building

Real Estate

What happens when you bring a real estate developer, public official, academic, technology professional and well-being expert together to discuss social value in real estate? It may be surprising to know they are on the same page: creating a workspace where needs are fulfilled that cannot

Research

December 16, 2021

By David Stuer

The unfulfilled promise of HR Analytics

Human Resources

The use of data is becoming more and more pervasive in our private lives, yet the incorporation of data in HR takes off on a very slow pace. Only one in five companies in Europe has people analytics projects. Why does it seem to take so much longer for analytics to conquer the work

Opinion Research

December 16, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

How online business platforms could improve citizen services

Digital & IT

In 2020, Yves Vanderbeken graduated from the Executive Master in IT Governance and Assurance (aka MITGA). His research is still a burning topic in our society: how to find and select the right citizen services from the government to help us? And how could online service platforms improve

Research

November 8, 2021

By Peggy De Prins

Critical friends as the key to a different social dialogue

Human Resources

Social dialogue has traditionally focused on socio-economic hardware topics. Thus, typical topics on the agenda are purchasing power and labor costs. This is an area where conflicting employer / employee interests are often sharply delineated. Newer issues on the agenda of social dialogue

Research

October 19, 2021

By Ans De Vos

How to build a sustainable career

Human Resources

In essence, a career is the pattern of work-related experiences a person has during his professional life. It is a complex mosaic of objective situations and events and their subjective interpretations. In short, the work we do every day and how that makes us feel. This turns a career

Research

September 27, 2021

By Roosmarij Clercx

Wanted: (more) flexible career paths

Human Resources

Because of the unpredictable and rapidly changing context, a flexible labor market is more important than ever. The coronavirus crisis, for instance, demonstrated that flexibility was much needed to keep workers employed and to keep organizations up and running. Our employer surveys show