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The strain on the Blockchain

The strain on the Blockchain

Last year marked the public rise of the blockchain era with the associated cryptocurrencies being booming and values rising through the roof. Even though Blockchain technology has been around for multiple years, 2017 made blockchain technology famous, partly because of the huge amount of media […]

Competitive Advantage: A Theoretical Approach

Competitive Advantage: A Theoretical Approach

Competitive advantage is a key concept in strategic management, representing the leverage a company has on its competitors. Several theories have proposed different approaches to understanding and explaining the sources of competitive advantage. This article aims to briefly cover some of the common theoretical foundations […]

The process of writing your Master thesis

The process of writing your Master thesis

Now that the thesis process for the September entrants is done I can share my thesis experiences with you. The February entrants are starting their thesis process now so I shall walk you through my thesis process from start to finish. It is focussed on […]

Book List #2 – Consulting Case Books

Book List #2 – Consulting Case Books

Consulting case interviews are common recruitment tools among among consulting companies. There are several different types of them, but many similar concepts. Given the difficulty of getting a job offer from a prominent consulting companies and the uniqueness of consulting case interviews, demand for consulting […]

The Consequences of Growth: How Success Can Limit Your Progress

The Consequences of Growth: How Success Can Limit Your Progress

In the world of today, maintaining constant growth is something which is almost expected from the stock market and venture capitalists. An example that illustrates the attention for rapid growth, is the Fortune 100 Fastest growing companies. However, rapid growth has it consequences and it […]

Business Simulations

Business Simulations

I have encountered a few different business simulations throughout my studies. The purpose of these simulations usually is, quite frankly, to simulate decision-making in business management. This article introduces four different business simulations and my experiences of them.   MyLab – Strategy Simulation A strategy […]

Economic Business Weeks Tilburg

Economic Business Weeks Tilburg

The Economic Business weeks Tilburg took place from the 10th to 25th of April. The event is the largest annual event of Asset with approximately 6500 students participating. There were plenty of companies present with different activities and these activities consisted of the business night, […]

Supply Chain Battle

Supply Chain Battle

On March 9 the second edition of the Supply Chain Battle took place, which immediately makes this my second time that I attended this event. Last year it was the first time this concept was introduced as a formal event for Asset | Strategy & […]

Family firms in the 21th century

Family firms in the 21th century

  By Pauline van de Voorde I had to come up with an interesting topic for my bachelor thesis. Due to my father’s entrepreneurial skills I came into contact with family firms early in life. He started his own business 10 years ago and the […]

Strategy Night with TomTom

Strategy Night with TomTom

¨You probably remember TomTom as the one saving the marriage of your parents some 10 years ago¨ was the opening line of the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of TomTom, Peter Franz Pauwels during the Strategy Night on December 13, 2016. The Strategy Night was […]