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    How to Mitigate the Shock of Brexit to Financial Services in the EU

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    Most ways to resolve the current stalemate in the UK parliament with respect to Brexit imply that the UK will no longer be part of the internal market for financial services. There is a risk that capital market services in the EU-27 will decline in scope and quality without the UK in the internal market but this risk can be mitigated. In this statement, Professor David Veredas propose that the EU and the UK form a joint high-level committee to develop proposals for simplified and better regulation that strengthens market discipline. He also suggests that the EU and the UK jointly work to enhance and improve equivalence requirements for suppliers of financial services to markets in both the UK and the EU.

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    Vlerick Business School awarded AACSB accreditation for another five years

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    AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – has recently decided to extend its accreditation of Vlerick Business School for a further period of five years. With this extension, Vlerick remains the only school in Belgium to hold the “triple crown”, made up all three major international management education accreditation labels.

  3. 44 Belgian companies can call themselves a ‘Great Place to Work®’

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    Employees have made their voices heard about the companies they work for. The Great Place to Work® Institute reached 48,000 employees with its survey, and tonight announced the 20 Best Workplaces™ Belgium at the Docks Dome Event Hall in Brussels. EASI and Torfs once again hold the number 1 position in the Best Workplaces ranking. 24 organisations also received a ‘Great Place to Work®’ certificate in recognition of their good employment practices.

  4. “A fresh look at our insurance business thanks to Vlerick students”

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    After months of hard labour, the five finalists of KBC Superpitch, a marketing assignment for Vlerick Masters students, presented their cases to KBC’s senior management in the packed auditorium at KBC’s head office in Brussels. Under the guidance of Frank Goedertier, Professor of Marketing at Vlerick, and Sven Evens, Strategy & Innovation Manager at KBC Insurance, students from the Ghent, Brussels and Leuven campuses have been carefully shaping their ideas into a compact business case.

  5. The Digital Sprint – think and act in an ecosystem

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    On your marks, get set, go! In mid-February, for the third year running, we organised a “digital sprint” course. Vlerick lecturer Willem Standaert, our students, our Chair partner Accenture and its clients AXA and Ores worked together in a digital ecosystem over the space of one week. And this is just one way of putting our Digital Chair with Accenture into action.

  6. Curiosity, a core ingredient of leadership

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    Curiosity means having an interest in situations from which you can potentially learn, or a desire for new experiences. And a curious mindset has many advantages for organisations, managers and staff. Professor of Leadership Karlien Vanderheyden talks about the different dimensions of curiosity and shows you how to exhibit curiosity as a leader as well as spark curiosity in your staff.

  7. Unlearning is as important as learning

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    Most of the management principles which we apply today were actually invented 100 years ago. To a great extent, we are still stuck in the basic ideas of that time. According to Dean Marion Debruyne we cannot run and manage organisations which need to be ready for the 21st century using principles from the last century. Along with technological change, we need management change and a different kind of leadership. That’s why unlearning old mental models is just as important as learning new things.

  8. Scandinavia – a workers’ paradise or an illusion?

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    We seem to fall in love with everything from Scandinavia, but what about the cultural differences in the workplace between our northern neighbours and the Netherlands? Dirk Buyens, Professor of Human Resource Management, reveals whether the Scandinavian countries really are the best workplace on earth.

  9. How can man and machine work together in the smart supply chain?

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    How do you get your people to adopt the smart technology that is invading the supply chain? How can man and machine work together? What about trust? These are the questions our new Centre on People in the Smart, Digitised Supply Chain will dive into. At the steering wheel are professors Ann Vereecke and Karlien Vanderheyden.

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