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Are you a journalist? Please find below an overview of all press releases regarding Vlerick Business School. Of course, we are also open to your specific requests. Would you like the opinion of a professor on a certain topical event? Would you like to interview our dean or one of our students? Are you looking for the latest trends in HR, marketing, finance, IT or other management domains? Would you like to stay up-to-date on recent research? Contact our Press Relations Officer.

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  1. Belgian bosses should devote more attention to coaching

    Date: 23/09/2014
    Category: Press Releases
    If you want motivated, driven employees on board, you need good managers. But what do employees really think of their boss and what do they expect, in concrete terms? Vlerick Business School, HR service provider Attentia and media partner Jobat asked 1,746 Belgian employees these questions. It seems that things could be better. “First and foremost, employees want a boss who coaches them and helps them to become better and to advance. And that coaching role is what managers often seem to find difficult”, explains Vlerick professor Koen Dewettinck.
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  2. Belgium slips one place in the World Economic Forum 2014 ranking

    Date: 03/09/2014
    Category: Press Releases
    In the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015, Belgium has slipped one place in the global ranking, making Belgium the 18th most competitive country in the world. As the Belgian partner in the annual WEF ranking of most competitive countries, Vlerick Business School is responsible for the survey of Belgian business managers. The ranking is based on an extensive survey of more than 14,000 business managers in 144 countries, combined with various objective data measuring each country’s competitive strength.
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  3. A good work/life balance is the responsibility of both the employer and the employee

    Date: 27/08/2014
    Category: Press Releases
    These days, more and more people are struggling to achieve a good work/life balance. New developments at work as well as in the personal arena are creating new challenges. In addition, social media makes everything public and puts pressure on you to have a seemingly perfect life. However, experiencing a sense of balance both at work and at home greatly affects your general quality of life. The doctorate by Sara De Hauw reveals that it is mainly the interplay between the employer and the employee which is essential when seeking initiatives which aim to improve the work/life balance.
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