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Xavier Baeten

Prof Xavier Baeten 
Professor of Management Practice at Vlerick Business School

Xavier has a unique focus on, and extensive experience in, reward management. Xavier is an expert in how rewarding can help organisations achieve their strategy and give them a competitive advantage. His favourite topics include: total rewards, translating business strategies into reward policies, developing reward strategies that work, pay-for-performance, reward communication, age-conscious rewarding and employee motivation.
Kurt Verweire

Prof Kurt Verweire
Professor of Strategy and Change at Vlerick Business School

Kurt is one of the most influential professors in the area of strategy development and implementation in Europe. An enthusiastic strategy professor − who knows how to translate theoretical concepts into practical insights − Kurt has developed hands-on strategy frameworks & toolkits and award-winning case studies.

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