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Professional Associations - Management
Academy of International Business (AIB)
The Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Established in 1959, today, AIB has 2938 members in 72 different countries around the world. Members include scholars from the leading global academic institutions as well consultants, researchers, and NGO representatives. We welcome individuals and institutions from developing countries, newly industrialized countries, as well as industrialized countries to join AIB. The Academy also has thirteen chapters established around the world to facilitate networking as well as the facilitation and exchange of knowledge at a more local level.
American Management Association is a world leader in professional development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success.
Organizations worldwide, including the majority of the Fortune 500, turn to AMA as their trusted partner in professional development and draw upon its experience to enhance skills, abilities and knowledge with noticeable results from day one.
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in almost 140 U.S. chapters and 25 Global Networks. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers. ASTD started in 1944 when the organization held its first annual conference. ASTD has widened the profession’s focus to link learning and performance to individual and organizational results, and is a sought-after voice on critical public policy issues.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Our mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources, and to advance the profession by promoting HR’s essential, strategic role.
The Strategic Management Society (SMS) is unique in bringing together the worlds of reflective practice and thoughtful scholarship. The Society consists of more than 2,000 members representing a kaleidoscope of backgrounds and perspectives from more than fifty different countries. Membership, composed of academics, business practitioners, and consultants, focuses on the development and dissemination of insights on the strategic management process, as well as on fostering contacts and interchange around the world.