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  1. Gino Van Ossel wins PIM Marketing Literature Prize 2014

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    On Thursday evening, 27 November, in Utrecht, the book Omnichannel in retail by Vlerick Professor Gino Van Ossel was lauded as the most innovative marketing book of 2014. The book 'Customer Innovation' by Vlerick Professor Marion Debruyne finished in the top 3 as well. Both books have also been nominated in Belgium for Marketing Book of the Year.

  2. André Thibeault serves again on Advisory Council of Risk Management Awards

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    In recognition of his expertise in the field of banking and risk management as well as his valuable contributions last year, Vlerick Professor André Thibeault has been invited to renew his participation in the evaluation process for the Risk Management Awards. These awards are annually given to CEOs from different Asian countries and the award ceremony is part of the annual Asian Banker Summit – Asia’s most important event for the Financial Services Industry - which will be held in May 2015.

  3. Microloans create lasting jobs and lead to savings

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    Research by Vlerick Business School shows that 60% of those who have benefited from a microStart microloan still run a business. What is more, another 21% of them have started up a business again or are now employees. For the government this means savings of 1.09 million euros in various benefit payments and 1.12 million euros of profit from tax income. microStart is a micro-financing organisation that finances and coaches potential entrepreneurs who have no access to bank credit but who want to start up or develop a small-scale freelance activity.

  4. Taking a look at the neighbours: what Italy can teach Belgium about healthcare

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    During each three-year term of office, MINOZ – the research centre for operational management in hospitals – organises a study trip for its members. In September, Professor Brecht Cardoen, Professor Paul Gemmel and researcher Rein Robberecht paid a visit to Milan, together with 30 participants from a total of 12 Belgian hospitals. Not only did they visit innovative hospitals, but the group also got to see how Italy tackles healthcare in general. What are the basic principles? How is it financed? Is it a competitive landscape? It turned out to be a very instructive trip.

  5. Every business needs a good strategy

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    “Entire libraries can be filled with research on strategy, on how companies can develop and maintain a competitive advantage in the markets in which they operate. Still, it’s something many continue to grapple with.” It looks as if there’s plenty of scope for research and teaching left for Carine Peeters, who recently joined Vlerick Business School as Professor of Strategy.

  6. How to deal with the New World of Work

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    Nowadays, people increasingly work outside of the traditional set-up of company walls and office hours. Work without time and location constraints, activity-based work, job crafting etc. are all forms of the New World of Work that offer countless advantages, but also pose a challenge for both employers and employees. As a manager, you play a key role in the successful implementation of this concept, but what exactly are your responsibilities? And how can you ensure collaboration within your teams is not disrupted?

  7. It’s better to talk than to fight

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    “I firmly believe in the Golden Rule of reciprocity: One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself.” This is what drives seasoned expert in negotiation, conflict management and dispute resolution, Barney Jordaan, who was recently appointed professor of negotiation at Vlerick Business School.

  8. Ann Vereecke becomes Honorary Fellow of EurOMA

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    During the 21st EurOMA Conference in Palermo (Italy) Vlerick professor Ann Vereecke received the EurOMA Fellowship Award. This award is granted by the European Operations Management Association in recognition of Ann’s contribution to Operations Management research and education in Europe, and as a sign of respect for her service to EurOMA and the Operations Management community in Europe.

  9. Marion Dupire wins ARFA Prize for PhD research

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    Post-doctoral research associate Marion Dupire has recently won the ARFA prize 2014 for the best M&A thesis. ARFA (Association des Responsables de Fusions – Acquisitions) is the association that unites M&A managers from large companies in France. The prize was granted to her for her PhD dissertation which she received from the University of Lille. The 2,000 euro prize was handed to her at an award ceremony during the annual ARFA Conférence du Printemps in Paris.

  10. “I want to give marketing a stronger voice in the boardroom”

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    In April, Alexander Himme joined Vlerick as Assistant Professor of Marketing. His research is focused on two related areas: marketing performance management or marketing accountability and brand valuation and brand management. “Marketing performance management seeks to objectively and quantitatively measure the return on marketing investment. As for brand valuation, I try to develop measures to quantify a brand’s financial value.”

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