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How do organisations really work? They have a product to sell or service to provide. But in order to function someone has to make sure objectives are set and then met. This is where management comes in.
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The Professions - Information Services & Management

Management can be said to be a "........system for the organisation of a series of activities that allow a person or group of persons to achieve a predetermined collection of goals in an efficient and effective manner.
The Archives and Records Association is the lead professional body for archivists, archive conservators and records managers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. In October 2014 the ARA had 2315 members.
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The Association of Translation Companies was formed in 1976 by a group of leading translation companies in Britain, making it one of the oldest organisations representing the interests of translation companies in the world. Over the years the Association has expanded its horizons and attracted members from around the world.
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AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) is the global community of information professionals. Our mission is to help you and your organization survive and thrive in the era of Information Chaos...
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CILIP is the leading body representing the information professions. We believe in a literate, knowledgeable and connected society. We build the professionalism of our members by supporting the development of skills, knowledge and excellence.
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The Chartered Institute of Linguists serves the interests of professional linguists throughout the world and acts as a respected language assessment and recognised awarding organisation delivering Ofqual (Office of Qualification and Examination Regulation) accredited qualifications.
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We're the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. We have more than 90,000 members. That means because management matters to you, it matters to us.
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The Institute of Administrative Management (IAM) is the oldest management Institute in the UK having inspired professional business managers and administrators since 1915. Our focus is on developing professional administrators, administrative managers, and business leaders.
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IEMA is the largest environmental professional body, providing environmental practitioners with the knowledge, skills and tools to ensure sound environmental performance delivers real business benefit.
The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) is the UK's largest management body, combining industry-leading qualifications and specialist member services. At ILM we are passionate about good leadership and management, and their power to transform individual and organisational performance.
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The Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) is the leading independent professional association for both users and developers of today's information technologies. Its vision is to see information systems management recognised as...
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The focus of quality management is to ensure that organisations have the capability to meet consistently the needs of their customers and stakeholders. This breaks down into two main areas of activity: To act as the 'conscience' of the organisation, providing confidence to the organisation, its customers....
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CIMSPA is the chartered professional development body for the UK's sport and physical activity sector. We provide leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity AND a single unified voice for the sector.
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The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) is the leading membership association for all those engaged in either the management, governance or use of information.
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ICM programmes are designed to address the personal development and training needs of those wishing to enter the commercial sector and to support the continued development and workplace flexibility of those already in employment.
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The Institute of Interim Management (IIM) is the UK's professional body for independent professionals operating at board or near-board level as interim managers and executives, in business on their own account.
The Institute of Translation & Interpreting (ITI) is the UK's only dedicated association for practising translation and interpreting professionals. ITI has over 3000 interpreter and translator members who specialise in more than 100 languages and dialects from around the world.
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We are one of the world's leading organisations to promote the importance of statistics and data, and have done so since we were founded in 1834. We're a professional body for all statisticians and data analysts
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The Society of Indexers aims to promote indexing, the quality of indexes and the profession of indexing. Membership is open to any person who is or intends to be directly involved in indexing and includes specialist indexers in more than a hundred different subjects, from accountancy to zoology.
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