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  1. The importance of breaking bad news the good way

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    David Patient, who was recently appointed professor of leadership, people and organisations, has always been passionate about literature. “Perhaps the most exciting teaching experience I’ve ever had was a course on leadership and Shakespeare, for which I used the play Henry V.” David’s love of language and communication is a common thread throughout his career. He joins Vlerick Business School from Católica-Lisbon School of Business where he was professor of organisational behaviour.

  2. 45 Belgian companies can call themselves a ‘Great Place to Work®’

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    Once again, the Great Place to Work® Institute Belgium has announced the 20 Best Workplaces™ in Belgium. Alongside this ranking, 25 organisations have also received a ‘Great Place to Work®’ certificate in recognition of their status as good employers. Results are predominately based on the opinion of employees at the firms in question. This annual study is carried out by the Great Place to Work® Institute Belgium in conjunction with Vlerick Business School and media partner Jobat.

  3. The destinations for our new Global Executive MBA

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    We’re excited to launch the Global Executive MBA this spring. Starting on April 20, 2020, it’s designed to help participants strengthen their truly global mindset, so they can become leaders who make a lasting positive impact on society.

  4. Thank you, pioneers!

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    Category: Corporate News

    Between 2017 and 2019, we raised 2.4 million euros in donations and pledges for the three funds that form the cornerstones of our fundraising strategy. But even more rewarding was seeing how we could build a fundraising community of pioneers, and just how many faces “giving back” to Vlerick can have. Read all about it in Vlerick’s first fundraising report.

  5. Leadership in the era of digitisation

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    Category: Opinions

    Leadership in digital times means taking on the challenge of developing the 'missing middle', says Professor Karlien Vanderheyden. That means that you are committed to a successful collaboration between man and machine.

  6. CFOs need to become directors instead of critics

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    In the past, CFOs mainly worried about yesterday’s results. Nowadays the emphasis is on tomorrow’s value creation. What will the CFO’s role look like in the future and what can he or she do to keep up with the times? That is the theme that the leading experts of The Board are exploring together with Vlerick Professor Filip Roodhooft in the Dutch magazine Management Scope. ‘It’s all about business and data analytics. The rest is merely hygiene.’

  7. Fragilities in the Eurozone: Pre-emptive Action to Save the Euro

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    Notwithstanding several important measures taken during the past decade, the Eurozone is still facing huge fragilities, which may threaten the survival of the Euro. Politicians and regulators may not be sufficiently aware of these risks, but the situation can quickly become critical. In order to address these fragilities, the European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee advocates in this statement written by Professor David Veredas that European policymakers urgently start working on some pre-emptive measures.

  8. Coronavirus may affect your company’s health

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    Health organizations are taking protective measures against the new coronavirus. Likewise, companies must make their supply chains resilient to what might become the new normal. At the moment, it’s unclear when Chinese factories will be back up to full operation. So, mitigating the risk of a potential supply disruption is of utmost urgency.

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