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Academic and Professional Associations in Public Sector HRM

  • Christie Bautista
  • Siegrun Fox FreyssEmail author
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DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_2738-1
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Synonyms

Definition

Association

Organization of people with a common purpose and formal structure

Academic association

365体育网站Membership mostly consists of university faculty

Professional association

Membership mostly consists of mid- and upper-level employees

Introduction

Professional and academic associations are essential institutions for the advancement of knowledge and skills, both in academia and respective professional fields. Well-managed associations provide rich platforms where new research and ideas can be exchanged, new policy proposals discussed, and best practices examined. The high-tech revolution is introducing complex changes in software and hardware and related innovations at a rapid pace, and associations can use their resources to help members stay on top of unfolding developments.

International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)

The International Public Management Association for Human Resources (2017)...

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References

  1. American Society for Public Administration (2017) Retrieved 16 Nov 2017 from
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  8. Society for Human Resource Management (2017) Retrieved 16 Nov 2017 from
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ASPA Southern California, ABD student of Public AdministrationUniversity of La VerneLa VerneUSA
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceCalifornia State University, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA