Kenexa Partners With Harvard Business Publishing to Deliver Enhanced Leadership Development Solutions

Comprehensive Learning Programs Developed by Harvard Business Publishing Thought Leaders to Be Incorporated Into Kenexa Offering

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2010) -  Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced that Harvard Business Publishing's renowned Corporate Learning programs will be included in Kenexa's Leadership Development solutions, enhancing the development of current and future leaders. Harvard Business Publishing is the premier source for management practices, programs and content.

Harvard Business Publishing creates learning experiences that develop leaders who can think on their feet and make smart decisions at crucial moments. Addressing companies' strategic leadership development and talent management initiatives, Harvard Business Publishing provides e-learning, virtual classroom, performance support and content solutions to corporate universities and training departments around the world.

By embedding the Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning programs within Kenexa's Leadership Development solution, Kenexa is enhancing its offerings to help leaders grow and learn how to adapt to a range of environments. Based on the belief that effective leadership drives organizational performance, Kenexa creates leadership development plans that are aligned to a company's individual business strategies. From master classes and multi-rater feedback to team building and leadership exercises, Kenexa is helping improve overall leadership effectiveness, enabling more successful and positive business outcomes.

"Developing effective leaders in today's competitive environment is a complex, but essential undertaking. By investing in leadership training and development, companies can create leaders who inspire and engage employees, which can ultimately increase organizational performance," stated Tommy Weir, Ph.D., vice president of Leadership for Kenexa. "We are excited to partner with Harvard Business Publishing to enhance our existing offerings and extend the expertise of this worldwide network of thought leaders to our customers."

Rich Gravelin, associate director of Strategic Alliances for Harvard Business Publishing, commented, "For more than 20 years, Kenexa has been committed to transforming the global workforce through improved management and leadership development. As a company with a similar mission, we look forward to working with Kenexa to deliver enhanced content that supports the development of both emerging and experienced leaders." 

About Kenexa
Kenexa® provides business solutions for human resources. We help global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. For more than 20 years, Kenexa has studied human behavior and team dynamics in the workplace, and has developed the software solutions, business processes and expert consulting that help organizations impact positive business outcomes through HR. Kenexa is the only company that offers a comprehensive suite of unified products and services that support the entire employee lifecycle from pre-hire to exit. Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at