Welcome to The International Academy of Management

The International Academy of Management had its origins in the first international management congress held in Prague in 1924 at the initiative of President Jan Masaryk. At the congress, CIOS – the World Council of Management (Conseil International de l’Organisation Scientifique) was founded. CIOS established the International Academy of Management in 1958. The Academy is now independent of CIOS.

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In Memoriam: Sir Jayantilal Chande

At age 88 our fellow Sir Jayantilal Chande, a prominent industrialist and philanthropist, passed away in April in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

Some Half-truths of Management

“There are no whole truths; all truths are half-truths” (Alfred North Whitehead). So here are a few in management.


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  • Asia

    Sycip, Washington

    Born June 30, 1921, Washington Z. Sycip is the Founder SGV & Co. He founded the firm in 1946. Mr. Sycip is a Founder at the Asian Institute of Management.

  • Asia

    Koo, John

    John Koo has deep insights into global business operations and management as well as a broad network in both the domestic and international business worlds.

  • Europe

    Kakabadse, Andrew

    Dr. Kakabadse is Professor of International Management Development at Cranfield School of Management.

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