An Kint started her career as an historian and obtained her PhD degree from Columbia University (USA). Afterwards, she assumed a number of management functions in several organizations and in higher education. She is now the director of the Flemish Quality Management center in Belgium. The Flemish Quality Management Center (www.kwinta.be) is a network of businesses who emphasize the importance of quality through innovation and talent. The center gives visibility to these businesses and their good practices and brings managers together so that they can inspire each other. .