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Wednesday, 07 October 2015 16:49

Airtel Malawi donates K2.4 million for Institute of People Management

Written by  Memory Kutengule

Blantyre, October 7, 2015: One of the leading mobile service providers, Airtel Malawi has donated K2.4 million towards the 2015 Annual General Meeting of the Institute of People Management (IPM) slated for 29 to 31 October in Mangochi. 

Making the donation on Tuesday at Airtel Head office in Limbe, the Company's Director for Business Enterprise, Rachael Mijiga said the donation underscored that Airtel is committed to promoting sound people management practices.

“Airtel ensures that there is a strategic and highly valued initiative in as far as human resource development is concerned. It is in the spirit of promoting good people management that labour relations are harmonized thereby triggering maximum returns.

“In view of this, the company decided to donate the amount in order to enable the Institute register outstanding achievements and continued success in the years to come,” said Mijiga.

She then expressed optimism that the conference would be instrumental in as far as sharing labour laws and human related resource practices for organizations are concerned.

This, according to Mijiga will ensure that the organization performs to produce economic value whilst retaining top talent and building capacity to contribute to per capita growth of the nation.

On his part, Executive Director for Institute of People Management, Jallison Chaguluka expressed gratitude for the donation saying the move would go a long way in holding a successful meeting.

Chaguluka said different people from within and outside Malawi have been invited to share knowledge on human related resources that would help in deepening public understanding on people management and encourage wider adoption of such practices.

“So far, we have invited both local and international facilitators who will facilitate on topics of labour issues, anatomy of joke in Human Resource perspective among others,” he indicated.

The three day conference will be held under the theme: 'Human Resource Transformation, a key to increasing productivity'.


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