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  1. Ethical dilemmas demand moral leadership

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    How much integrity do CEOs have? Are the men and women at the top of the business community eligible for the honorary title of Chief Ethics Officer? Ethical dilemmas demand an open discussion in the boardroom and moral leadership. Marry de Gaay Fortman, Supervisory Board Member at De Nederlandsche Bank and KLM, and Xavier Baeten, Professor of Reward Management & Sustainability at Vlerick Business School, believe that there should be more debate: ‘Boards have a huge responsibility.’

  2. How important is focus for a leader?

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    Attention management is a real leadership challenge. Attention will be the most valuable commodity and focus will be the main competence. How can you make attention management a priority in your organisation? By setting a good example yourself. Providing a clear role model is the best way to encourage your staff to change their behaviour.

  3. AGC turns junior managers into agile leaders

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    For the eighth time, AGC Glass Europe is inviting a select group of its junior managers to “take the JUMP” at Vlerick. “The Junior University Management Programme is the entry point to grow on a European level,” confirms Barbara Mayor, Learning & Development Manager at AGC. “The academic and sometimes out-of-the-box learning experience equips them with the management skills that are needed for agile leadership in our rapidly changing environment.”

  4. Is coaching a leader’s job?

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    There is no doubt at all that employees benefit from coaching. But what about you, the leader? Does it make sense to invest time and energy in coaching when there are so many other things on your to-do list? Absolutely! In the short term, it is often easier and faster for a leader to provide answers themselves to all kinds of problems. But coaching teaches your employees to find their own solutions. That enables you, the leader, to delegate more and thus have more time to do the things that are really important to you.

  5. Negotiation Intelligence® helps VRT to sharply define the future

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    There is no lack of challenges for the Flemish public broadcaster VRT. “We have combined our action points and our vision into a new culture statement: ‘15 tasks for the VRT’. Our Prime Foundation Partnership with Vlerick within the Centre for Negotiation Intelligence® will help us to put the work into practice,” according to Paul Lembrechts, CEO of the VRT. Together with Katia Tieleman, Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management at Vlerick, and Peter Van den Broeck and Tinka Claeys, the driving forces behind the partnership with the VRT, he explains the value of this collaboration.

  6. Digital transformation and change? It’s all about clarity, stability and company culture

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    Innovation and disruption have become fashionable words, but despite how often we use them, not all companies are ready to innovate. Far from it. And digital transformation is no longer something that is left to the IT department to sort out. It is a sweeping change across the whole business. This means that the challenge lies in making the innovation comprehensible to the entire company. An extremely important aspect of this is the approach to your company culture.

  7. Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

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    The Vlerick Alumni want to be a community of givers. If you are interested in learning more about giving, we highly recommend the book or TED-talk by Adam Grant. You can also put these principles to practice by joining next year’s mentoring program. Engage in our community and send an e-mail to isabelle.decroos@edu.vlerick.com. We will gladly add you to the mentor pool!

  8. Negotiation Intelligence at Eandis

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    The energy sector is a dynamic playing field. For a major Belgian player such as Eandis, it is important to take an agile stance. “Being able to react fast and anticipate intelligently is what it’s all about. That also plays a crucial role in negotiations, as the results of our Prime Foundation Partnership at the Centre for Negotiation Intelligence® have demonstrated. In the coming three years, we aim to deepen this consultation model and transfer it to our internal and external stakeholders,” Werner Verlinden, HR Director of Eandis, tells us.

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