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    “I want to create an impact”

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    Professor Martin Weiss has been a visiting professor since 2013 and was recently appointed professor of Strategy. Before pursuing an academic career, Martin worked as a strategy consultant. What are his areas of expertise, what does he hope to achieve, what drives him and also, what attracted him to our School?

  2. Citizen budgets in the smart city – a good idea?

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    Citizen participation is essential to many smart city ambitions. Smart cities are supposed to be resourceful in using and harvesting scarce resources, including ‘ideas’. In this sense the ‘Citizen Budget’ is a great idea. By committing financial means, and at the same time exposing project ideas, the city attracts bottom-up ideas that could prove to be attractive to realise the city vision. At the same time the initiative contributes to a higher form of citizen participation, as the city does not limit itself to listening to citizen’s needs, but commits to the execution of a selection of these ideas. So the citizen budget is a good idea? Researcher Joachim Van den Bergh sees some attention points.

  3. Thomas Vandormael is the new General Manager of Vlerick Alumni

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    Vlerick Alumni is delighted to announce that Thomas Vandormael has joined the team as General Manager. Thomas will be responsible for the strategic and operational execution of the Alumni Association’s goals. His responsibilities will include managing the relationships with the Vlerick alumni chapters and corporate partners, while increasing the global presence of the organisation.

  4. A Belgian unicorn? Why not!

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    Deloitte’s Technology’s recent FAST 50 competition put young and promising tech companies in the spotlight. Frederik Falepin from Deloitte and Veroniek Collewaert, professor of Entrepreneurship and jury member, are critical of the average young Belgian technology entrepreneur, however, claiming that they have “insufficient ambition to grow internationally.”

  5. Optimum customer experience thanks to the digital transformation

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    Digital is the new standard. Although you could define the concept of digital transformation as a hype, there isn’t an organisation in the world that should allow itself to be deterred by this. The main challenge lies in the ability to adapt to the realities of the digital economy in good time. LiquidFloors, the innovative specialist in floor coating systems, shows that even SMEs can benefit tremendously from digitalisation. CEO Miguel Garcia and COO Hans Denecker speak about how the digital transformation has changed their organisation.

  6. The Privacy Calculus

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    Both Google and Facebook are constantly pushing the boundaries of privacy regulation, since their data is very interesting for behavioural advertising purposes. However sensitive and ethically questionable their strategies may be, these issues may not truly impact these organizations. Why? According to Öykü Isik, Professor of Information Systems, it's because the outcome of our privacy calculus - where we weigh the benefits and risks of disclosing our personal data to these companies - ends in their favour.

  7. Negotiation Intelligence at Eandis

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    The energy sector is a dynamic playing field. For a major Belgian player such as Eandis, it is important to take an agile stance. “Being able to react fast and anticipate intelligently is what it’s all about. That also plays a crucial role in negotiations, as the results of our Prime Foundation Partnership at the Centre for Negotiation Intelligence® have demonstrated. In the coming three years, we aim to deepen this consultation model and transfer it to our internal and external stakeholders,” Werner Verlinden, HR Director of Eandis, tells us.

  8. Social entrepreneurship for a better world

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    Some six years ago, Professor Hans Crijns, together with around 20 iGMO members - the Founding Fathers - christened the Entrepreneurs for the Developing World forum. The forum has since financed more than 100 student projects in social profit, both in Belgium and abroad. Today, it is known as the Forum for Social Entrepreneurship and is headed by Professor Leonardo Meeus.

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