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  1. Does AI herald the end of the radiologist?

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    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic, in healthcare too. How can AI improve the quality and efficiency of the delivery of healthcare? Dr Erik R. Ranschaert, AI Expert and Radiologist at the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) in Amsterdam, explained the opportunities and challenges of AI in radiology during a webinar organised by Vlerick Healthcare Management Centre. For those who missed the webinar, we will explain the main insights below.

  2. Human or algorithm: which makes the best decision?

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    Although algorithms often score better than human judgement, we still tend to follow our feelings. And once an algorithm has made mistakes, our confidence tends to drop even further. Making mistakes is part of being human, so we find it easier to accept mistakes from people than from algorithms. As a manager, how do you ensure that your employees are open to algorithms? And that they also use these algorithms effectively when supporting decisions?

  3. How to make government investment a success

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    Research by Vlerick Business School has shown that proactive, hands-off investments by the government in companies with growth potential generate excellent results.

  4. How can we learn from failure?

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    Many leaders find it difficult to respond constructively to failure. After all, if we are no longer allowed to blame an employee when something goes wrong, how can we ensure that employees will still do their best to perform as well as possible? Although many organisations consider learning from failure important, very few of them actually take a good approach to it. Why? Because most managers look at failure the wrong way.

  5. What we can learn from app-using grannies

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    Professor of Human Resources Management Dirk Buyens does not regard the changes prompted by digitisation as in any way troubling. ‘We have to learn to understand the reasons why employees may or may not be engaging.’

  6. The advantages of virtual learning environments for Business Schools

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    Distance learning is not a new concept. But as time goes on, technologies continue to evolve and broaden capacity, ever improving the standard of online learning. The best online MBA programmes offered today are arguably just as good as an on-campus MBA, and can prove a better fit for a number of students. In today’s fast-paced working world, online MBAs offer flexibility and diversity that benefit both Schools and students, says Professor Steve Muylle.

  7. Artificial Intelligence will help CFOs take better decisions

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    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is finding its way into various sectors and domains. It is essential that CFOs look into the possibilities of this technology as well. Professor Kristof Stouthuysen explains why.

  8. Six best practices for continuous change

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    COOs increasingly operate on strategic levels, translating external developments into their organisations and implementing necessary internal changes. However, in practice, these continuous changes raise dilemmas. This balance between innovation and continuity is the topic of conversation of a new advisory board in Management Scope magazine. Three Dutch COOs and Professor of Leadership and Coaching, Katleen De Stobbeleir, together devise six best practices to allow problem-free navigation between innovation and continuity.

  9. Digital transformation in Flanders: We should aspire to be number one, not just one of the top three

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    Digital transformation is a means of survival in the turbulent times that we are currently experiencing and that still lie ahead of us, according to Professor Stijn Viaene. “We have to make this cumbersome tanker change course. We may need to transform it into a fleet of sailing boats - provided that we give everyone the chance to stay on board. Because not only is this our damned duty; it is also the only way that we will be able to pull through.”

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