IJHRDPPR is a new peer-reviewed journal which seeks to bring together international practitioner and academic expertise to promote and support the understanding and practice of Human Resource Development. The journal is sponsored by a partnership between the European Association of People Management (EAPM), the University Forum for Human Resource Development (UFHRD) and the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA).
The EAPM was founded in 1962. The Association forms an umbrella body of national organisations which represent HR professionals.. It is an experience exchange organisation without profit-related objectives. The EAPM has, in total, 31 members from 31 European countries.
Formed in 1999 the UFHRD is an international association for universities, reflective practitioners, and learning oriented organisations. The Forum’s mission is to create, develop and inform leading–edge HRD theories and practices by promoting professionally-focused qualifications, co-operative research initiatives, consultancy interventions.*
The WFPMA is a global network of professionals in people management. It was founded in 1976 to aid the development and improve the effectiveness of professional people management all over the world. Its members are predominantly the continental federations which are made up of more than 90 national human resource associations representing over 660,000 people management professionals.
The aim of the Journal is to bring together international practitioner and academic expertise to promote and support the understanding and practice of Human Resource Development.