CIPM cautions members against unprofessional conduct
The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) has cautioned the newly inducted members against unprofessional conducts.
The President and Chairman, Governing Council of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Anthony Arabome, who handed the caution during the 24th induction ceremony of the institute in Lagos, said one of the major challenges facing Nigeria today is corruption.
While acknowledging the efforts of government to combat the albatross, he acknowledged that all citizens have a role to play.
He described Human Resource department deals with the people that work within an organization “It is in this regard that you must be reminded of the cardinal role of ethics in the HRM profession. The institute’s code of conduct provides practitioners with an ethical barometer to facilitate self-regulation and you must be taken seriously, he stressed.
Arabome who was represented by the Vice President, Udom Inoyo, added that as good ambassadors, it is the Institute’s expectation that all inductees discharge utmost best in upholding the highest standards of professionalism as exemplified in the core values of service, creativity, results, integrity, professionalism and teamwork.
According to him, the charter confers on the Institute the responsibility to regulate the practice of Human Resource management in Nigeria.
“Over the last 48 years, the institute’s membership has grown significantly, but most importantly, we have continued to ensure continuous promotion of excellence in the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills by practitioners, and by so doing, contribute to national development,” he said.
Besides, in addition to the professional certificate, the inductees were also awarded the Human Resource Practitioner’s License (HRPL), which permits them to operate as an HR professional in the country.
In his paper titled, ‘The growing impact of Human Resource on the bottom line’, Managing Partner, Govak Consult and Trainers Limited, Dr. Grant Akata, who also doubles as the guest speaker, said the ability to deliver on corporate objectives and continuous performance improvement are issues surrounding the bottom-line of human resource management.
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