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American Management Association (AMA)

The American Management Association (AMA) is a global not-for-profit, membership-based association. It was on March 14, 1923, that the National Personnel Association changed its name to AMA on the ground that the members of the former association believed that the personnel manager should have complete and final authority in all matters concerning employees. AMA has an interesting descent in a line from various progenitors. In 1922, the National Personnel Association was formed by the merger of the National Association of Corporation Training and the Industrial Relations Association of America. The National Association of Corporation Training was founded in 1913 as the National Association of Corporation Schools, while the Industrial Relations Association of America was founded in 1918 as the National Association of Employment Managers. ...

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