Strategy & Innovation (3)

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December 11, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Successful Entrepreneurs

Students & Alumni Strategy & Innovation

The Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship has already brought forth many great enterprises. From medical products to  coffeebars, from fashion to apps, their founders have all followed the same program. They can all be an example and an inspiration for alumni to be.  

Opinion Column

November 28, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Meyer’s Management Models - episode 6: Confidence quotient

Human Resources Strategy & Innovation

What determines how much confidence people have in me?   Confidence is the psychological state of feeling sure about something or someone. When people are confident, they feel certain and at ease, which allows them to move more freely and commit themselves to actions or relationships with

Research Column

November 26, 2019

By Bieke Struyf

Why radical innovation requires a hot strategy approach

Strategy & Innovation

Fear or excitement? Anticipation of change does “something” with humans. It evokes emotion. The implementation of Industry 4.0 technologies is expected to deliver and require change en masse. The type of change that does not only affect one part of the production process but uproots


September 11, 2019

By Robin De Cock

Surviving the emotional rollercoaster called entrepreneurship

Strategy & Innovation

When you ask entrepreneurs how they experienced their entrepreneurial journey, many of them would describe it as a rollercoaster.

August 6, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

Impact on society - a selection of recent AMS alumni projects

Strategy & Innovation

Every year students come up with products that are sometimes no more than a one-shot and sometimes develop into real success stories. Our alumni have also been busy. Here are some examples of recent projects from students, alumni and staff at Antwerp Management School.

July 16, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

"The outcome of the in-company project confirmed our beliefs, the students exceeded our expectations""

Strategy & Innovation

Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) recently entered into a partnership with a jewelry trade association and wanted to be fully prepared. They needed a market research done, quickly and efficiently. Niki and Eva, preparing for their master’s degree in Management at Antwerp Management


July 3, 2019

By Antwerp Management School

This is how you innovate faster and smarter

Strategy & Innovation

How can you better tap into the innovative potential in your company? For the past year, Aquafin has been working with fifteen innovation accelerators, who meanwhile have over a dozen of ideas in the pipeline.  Appeared in De Standaard in Dutch on Wednesday June 12, 2019.


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


May 5, 2019

By Theo Van Leest

"Now I really understand how my organization is doing from a financial point of view."

Strategy & Innovation

Theo van Leest is owner of the Digital Legit Company. DLC helps organizations to tackle the challenges of IT projects and understand their impact on business. To improve his customer services, Theo wanted to gain insight into the financial ins and outs of an organization. He was already


November 12, 2018

By Andries Reymer

5 reasons why startups should consider working together with traditional businesses

Strategy & Innovation

In today’s rat race with fast-paced changes and new technologies, startups pop up éverywhere. You can find some numbers on this fact in the blog written by my colleague Vincent Molly.   


October 19, 2018

By Geert Scheipers

Shaping a smarter business: 10 simple rules for digital transformation

Strategy & Innovation

On October 8, 2018, Professor Michael Porter received what we believe to be a long overdue honorary doctorate from the KUL. Driven by a sharp analytic eye, impressive teaching and consultancy skills, tons of energy and hints of pure brilliance, the forefather of such time-tested subjects


September 25, 2018

By Geert Scheipers

Digital transformation: A good friend’s advice

Strategy & Innovation

On beer, friends and the value of good theory… Every so often we meet up with a few old friends to have a drink. A couple of weeks ago, we gathered in the beautiful oak guesthouse of one of them, hidden in the seclusion of her impeccable garden. After enjoying a few of the best beers