research

Not only do we offer insights gained from academic research (such as doctorates), but also practical research with a high degree of relevance which is directly applicable to your company.

RESEARCH PROJECTS
HR Barometer (in partnership with Hudson)
  • This study examines the priorities and challenges of HR managers from the BEL 20 companies and the 200 largest companies in Belgium.
  • Download the 'HR Baromoter' report .
Generation Y
  • This study provides an insight into the career expectations of young people who have recently graduated.
  • Download the 'The Career Perspective of Graduates' report.
Cranfield Network on International Human Resource Management (Cranet)
  • This international study, involving senior HR managers in 40 countries, examines recent trends and developments in HR policies. Vlerick Business School is the official research partner for Belgium.
  • Download the 'HRM Developments in Belgium' Cranet report.
Ongoing Ph.D. study on job crafting in a team context
REPORTS AND WHITE PAPERS
HR Maturity Scan
  • A survey involving the HR managers of 130 Belgian companies, about their remuneration and wellbeing policies.
  • Download the 'Maturity of Reward and Wellbeing Policies in Belgian Organisations' report.
Trends in Performance Management (in partnership with Hudson)
  • Download the 'Trends in Performance Management' report.
Creating Employee Engagement
  • 1,746 Belgian employees were asked about their satisfaction and engagement levels and the role played by their manager in these aspects.
  • Download the 'Creating Employee Engagement' report.
TOOLS
The New Way of Team Working
Stevig in de Stijgers
Working on Wellbeing
Learning Scan
  • Tool to stimulate lifelong learning. A questionnaire allows companies to chart, evaluate and improve their learning climate. Specific attention is paid to less well-educated and older employees.
  • Learning Scan (in Dutch)
Career Focus Tool
  • These days, companies expect their employees to take control of their own careers in a proactive way and to look out for new opportunities themselves within the company. By means of questionnaires and exercises, this innovative tool will help you to gain insights into yourself and your company. Who am I and what do I want? What are my strengths? And what about my network within the company?
  • Read more 'Eyes on the prize – career focus tool'
Performance Generator
  • People management can work wonders: greater productivity and creativity, positive energy and a strong team spirit. As a manager, how can you get everyone working towards the same goal without losing sight of individual needs? This tool will help you to refine these skills.
  • Read more 'The Performance Generator – a toolkit for people managers'

Accreditations
& Rankings

Equis Association of MBAs AACSB Financial Times