Knowledge Community Creative Industries and Fashion Management

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A knowledge hub that focusses on entrepreneurship and innovation within creative sector organizations

Mission of the Knowledge Community

The knowledge community creativity and fashion managements goal is to deepen and develop actual knowledge for creative sector organizations. We use this knowledge to help organizations with the development and growth of their creative competencies. In this the following activities are most important:

  • Detect trends and analyze and build sustainable academic knowledge on creative sectors in Flanders, in Belgium and internationally.
  • Support creative organizations on the domains of leadership and innovation.
  • Stimulate the creative sectors through co-creative research, knowledge sharing and interactive learning methods.

Main activities:

  • Creative bootcamps
  • Workshops: management and entrepreneurship / innovative business models / True Colors Toolkit
  • Co-creation trajectories business en creatives
  • Keynotes and lectures
  • Knowledge creation based on publications and research in name of the government, businesses and other organizations.

Co-create with us

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True Colors Toolkit

This tool helps you to expose the dominant frame of thought in your own creative organization. You’re only one step away from more conscious decision-making! The tool covers the creative industries’ three main frames of thought. Keep in mind that these frames are not meant to pigeonhole any of the actors of the industries involved, nor to rank them.

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Team

  • Sofie Jacobs, Researcher Knowledge Community Creativity and Fashion Management
  • Annick Schramme, PHD, Cultural Management and cultural policy

Annick Schramme
Academic Director Creative Industries

Sofie Jacobs
Researcher Creativity & Creative Industries

Partners

Exploring Entrepreneurial Actions of Creative Entrepreneurs and its Consequences for Entrepreneurship Education

Explore entrepreneurial behaviours creative entrepreneurs typically follow, and the practical application of such knowledge in the field of education and guidance.

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Unraveling Belgian fashion designers' high perceived success - a set-theoretic approach

An explorative comparative case study of 19 cases in the fashion design industry regarding the achievement of high perceived organizational success.

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Multiple pathways to succes in small creative businesses - the case of Belgian furniture designers

An explorative comparative case study of 21 cases in the Belgian furniture design industry with regard to achievement of success. The study looks into both objective and subjective measures of success, namely business growth and high perceived success.

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Creatieve Industrieën in Vlaanderen: Mapping en bedrijfseconomische analyse report

A research report on renewed actualisation of the value networks for each identified subsector of the Creative Industries, actualisation of the description of the value network and the interaction with other stakeholders and a renewed analysis of the economical impact.…

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De missing middle in creatieve industrieën

Practice examples that creative industries certainly do grow or have a strong ambition to do so. In this research report we'll further analyse the missing middle and formulate recommendations to stimulate growth in smaller creative businesses.

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Innovatieve Bijdrage Creatieve Industrieën report

Research report to make Creative Flanders more venturous.

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Dominante Denkkaders In De Creatieve Industrieën In Vlaanderen

Report to make Creative Flanders more venturous

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Bedrijfseconomische impact en dynamieken

This report researches the economical impact of creative industries and dynamics within the creative industries of Antwerp.

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Contribution of the Creative Industries to innovation

This report explores and maps the spillover effect of innovation of creative industries in a literature review, conceptual model and 2 cases.

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Blog

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Blockchain: what’s in it for you?

April 17, 2018 by Maka De Lameillieure

Forget artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. What governments, businesses and civilians are really waiting for, is blockchain. Its potential uses are endless: ranging from logistics and real estate to food and health care. Yet, it remains an obscure term for many. What added value does…

In light of digital transformation, many boards recognize the need for greater involvement in the…

4 tips to integrate human behavior into your innovation strategy

March 30, 2018 by Antwerp Management School

Economists have thought for a long time that people act rationally. Science has proven this wrong.…

Price has the biggest influence on turnover

March 28, 2018 by Andries Reymer

In this increasingly globalized world in which we all work and want to succeed, more and more often…

The value of Enterprise Architecture on IT projects

March 28, 2018 by Antwerp Management School

Despite its very recent development, enterprise architecture is becoming an established area of…

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Sofie Jacobs, Researcher Creativity & Creative Industries

A question about fashion or creative industries?
I'm here to help you.