FG, CIPM partner on economy, business through human resources
• Inoyo becomes new president
The Federal Government and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) are to partner on the best ways to tackle economic and business challenges using Human Resource Management (HRM) as a tool for sustainability.
Besides, the Institute also seeks greater government and other stakeholders’ involvement to discuss and cross-fertilize ideas to come up with practical solutions on employee engagement and positively impact organisations.
To ensure that its views are taken seriously, the institute said its ninth Special Human Resource Forum (SHRF) slated for May 24 would critically address all issues affecting human resources management in the country.
It said this year’s theme: ‘’Optimising the Conflict Between Cost Effectiveness and Sustainability Employee Engagement,’’ was informed by the need to help governments and organisations identify problems militating against the growth of the economy the nation.
The new President of CIPM, Udom Uko Inoyo said the idea of the theme was to consider how they can be a connection between employee engagement and positive business outcomes such as profitability, innovation, productivity, safety and customer focus.
He added that the forum would, among other things, explore the importance of employee engagement, how world class organisations assess and develop engagement, the myths and misconceptions about what people want from work, review case studies about engagement programmes and how this impacts on the bottom-line.
Inoyo said to do justice to the theme, this year’s program tagged The HR Dilemma: “Optimising the Conflict Between Cost Effectiveness and Sustainability Employee Engagement,’’ has a UK Top HR Professional, Regional Segment Leader, Europe and former Group Vice-President HR for BP Plc, Mercer Sirota, would be guest speaker to facilitate the session.
CIPM new President, Udom Uko Inoyo is an accomplished oil and gas professional, as well as a proven administrator and lawyer with a Bsc Degree in Political Science and LI.B in Law from the University of Calabar.
He was called to bar as a solicitor and advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1988. He has spent about 28 years out of his over 30 working experience in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria, Europe and the United States of America. He has attended several management and leadership programmes within and outside the shores of Nigeria.
Udom Inoyo, a distinguished public speaker at various conferences and workshops had served government and the people of Cross River and Akwa Ibom states in different capacities.
The CIPM President is also a member of the ExxonMobil Upstream Nigeria Leadership Council with a track record of outstanding leadership in Community Service and Advocacy and a fellow of the CIPM.