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January 4, 2018

By Remco Lenstra

How do you deal with the increasing complexity of the workplace?

Strategy & Innovation

Back in the day we could estimate the scope of our daily work reasonably well. We worked in complex organizational structures, but we had relatively easy jobs. Today we are expected to be proactive, venturesome and innovative. Our organizations are becoming simpler, but our work and

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December 18, 2017

By Vincent Molly

8 basic rules to improve your business strategy

Strategy & Innovation

As a professor in Entrepreneurship & Family Business, I would like to share insights with entrepreneurs in SMEs and family businesses. If you are a SME-manager striving for a business that creates value for your customers, yourself and your employees, the key you need to achieve this

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November 28, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Why working in Belgium makes you happy

Strategy & Innovation

In today’s world, happiness at work is an important item on the agenda of many companies. It turns out Belgium passed the test with flying colors. According to the British Global Workforce Happiness Index 2016, which is the result of a recent survey at Universum, Belgium has the highest

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November 23, 2017

By Vincent Molly

The role of non-family members in the family business

Strategy & Innovation

It is generally acknowledged that family businesses are extensively represented in our economy. In Belgium, almost 8 out of 10 businesses that employ staff are family businesses. Therefore, they are an important employer that covers more than 1.7 million jobs, 45% of all employment. Many

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November 21, 2017

By Vincent Molly

The career choices of young potentials

Strategy & Innovation

In the current war for talent, young potentials make an interesting target group for many enterprises. In this case, we are talking about recent graduates who gained the necessary basic knowledge at school and who can be shaped and trained further within the organization. But what do

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November 17, 2017

By Andries Reymer

Value Based Pricing: value capture

Strategy & Innovation

In this series, Andries discusses the different ways to determine price. The Value Based method is a way to fight the competition using your own strengths. Pricing based on the value and the client’s 'willingness to pay' provides a stable basis. After the introductory blog, value

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November 14, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Project Valerie: from costumer research to pricing

Strategy & Innovation

Competitiveness in technology-driven businesses is strongly dependent on the innovation they can bring. Successful innovation is crucial to guarantee a company’s survival. To efficiently develop new products or services, customer services are invaluable. However, companies indicate that

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November 3, 2017

By Vincent Molly

Drivers of success for SME internationalization

Strategy & Innovation

As a professor in Entrepreneurship & Family Business, I would like to share with you some insights on the internationalization of SMEs and family businesses. I will give you some ideas on how you can be more successful in going global with your company, based on a recent study in

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October 11, 2017

By Andries Reymer

Value Based Pricing: Value Creation

Strategy & Innovation

In the last blog, I discussed the importance of value detection and the advantages that come with value-based pricing. Today I want to get further into the customer’s latent needs: the type of need that exceeds the concrete, explicit requirements and wishes of which the client is aware.

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October 4, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Project Valerie: Smart innovation is… targeted market research

Strategy & Innovation

The competitiveness of technology-driven businesses depends heavily on their ability to innovate. Successful innovation is crucial for ensuring the survival of an enterprise. Furthermore, customer input is invaluable for the efficient development of new products or services. However,

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October 3, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Why public finance urgently needs a place on the agenda

Public & Social Profit sector Strategy & Innovation

For many years, Johan De Cooman has been teaching the financial management module in the Master in Public Management at AMS. With established demand from government organizations and alarming reports in the media, we recognized the need to offer some broader, deeper education in this

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September 26, 2017

By Eddy Laveren

15 success factors for merger and acquisition processes

Strategy & Innovation

There are reports every day in the financial press on mergers and acquisitions in SMEs and major corporations. After all, acquisitions are a way of boosting and solidifying your company’s competitive position. But they can also create problems. Bringing a newly merged entity safely into