N E W S A N D N O T E S A S I A N ASSOCIATION OF for the exchange of...
N E W S A N D N O T E S
A S I A N ASSOCIATION OF
for the exchange of knowledge, experience
and research findings in personnel manage-
P E R S O N N E L M A N A G E M E N T
ment in Asia; and (e) to undertake any
Mr. J. A. Panakal, Secretary-Treasurer of
other activities with a view to promoting the
the A A P M informs that the association was development of h u m a n resources a n d the
formed by the participants in the I L O Asian
profession of personnel management in Asia.
Regional Seminar on "Personnel Management
and Industrial Relations" held in Jamshedpur
M E M B E R S H I P
during October-November, 1968. Mr. P. T.
K. Panicker (India) is the President with
A A P M has been able to promote and
Mr. J. A. Panakal (India) as Secretary-
maintain close liaison with the existing
Treasurer. T h e other members on the 4-man
national organisations of personnel manage-
Management Committee are Mr. P. S. Sison ment in Asian countries.
(Philippines) and Mr. M. K a n t h a r a t h i n a m
For instance, the following seven national
(CeyIon). A A P M has now entered the second
organisations have so far ratified A A P M
year of its existence. At this juncture, an Constitution and have joined as members :
evaluation of its last year's performance would
be of interest to all concerned. Such an
* Indian Institute of Personnel Manage-
evaluation, it is thought, would be more
ment, Calcutta
meaningful if it is m a d e in terms of the
achievement of the basic objects of A A P M .
* Institute of Personnel Management
(Australia), Brisbane
O B J E C T S OF A A P M
* Institute of Personnel Management,
T h e objects of A A P M , as embodied in its
Ceylon, Colombo
Constitution, are (a) to promote and main-
* National Institute of Labour Manage-
tain closer liaison amongst the existing
ment, Bombay
national organisations of personnel manage-
ment in Asian countries; (b) to promote the
* Personnel M a n a g e m e n t Association of
formation of national organisations of
the Philippines, Manila
personnel management in Asia where they
* Personnel Management Association of
do not exist by providing necessary informa-
Thailand, Bangkok
tion and assistance; (c) to assist in the
activities of national organisations in Asia as
* Singapore Institute of Personnel Manage-
requested; (d) to act as a clearing house
ment, Singapore.