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.

Where is your business in its life cycle?

If you’re in business, at what stage in its life cycle is your company? When might your business become obsolete, be outrun by its competition or run out of money?


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  • Europe

    Stein, Guido

    Dr. Guido Stein is Associated Professor of Managing People in Organizations. Additionally, he is executive president of EUNSA and EIUNSA.

  • Europe

    Oosterveld, Jan

    Professor Jan Oosterveld, professor of entrepreneurship at IESE Business School in Barcelona, retired in March 2004 as a member of the Group Management Committee of Royal Philips Electronics, where he oversaw corporate strategy, corporate alliances, and two joint ventures with LGE.

  • Nafta

    Saaty, Thomas

    Born 1926 in Mosul, Iraq, professor Saaty is PhD, Mathematics, Yale University, 1953
Post-graduate study, University of Paris, 1952-53
MA, Mathematics, Yale University, 1951
MS, Physics, Catholic University of America, 1949
BA , Columbia Union College, 1948.

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