The International Association for People & Performance Development was founded in 2010 to represent the single largest body of knowledge in the field of Performance Management, based on two pillars: Academic Desk Research and a vast Database of information on performance management behaviors, derived from an international study of the impact of the practice of performance management.

IAPPD is active in more than 40 countries, through its 140 IPO’s (International Partner Organisations) in 5 continents, with more than 4000 certified professionals globally.


To create positive, stimulating and developmental workplaces for workers and their managers.

Our mission


  • To continually study and monitor performance management implementation practices on an international scale.
  • To promote awareness and understanding of all aspects of performance management.
  • To actively promote the implementation of superior performance management behaviors.

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Becoming a member of The International Association for People and Performance Development will help you stand out from the crowd no matter where you are in your career. With many years of experience, we can help you get the most out of people and performance development. Whether it’s through sharing knowledge, bringing you together with the right people or providing practical advice, we can help you take the next step.

The late Geoff Cook
Founder, IAPPD Global

We can help you take the next step.

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