SOURCE: Kenexa


April 28, 2010 20:00 ET

Kenexa's 2010 Global Leadership Forum to Address Role of Leadership in Organizational Success

Forum Examines What It Means to Be an Effective Leader

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) -  Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced details about its upcoming 2010 Global Leadership Forum, which will be held on 2 June, 2010 in Shanghai, China. The theme of this year's forum is "Driving Success Through Effective Leadership." The forum examines what it means to be an effective leader and explores new thinking in adding lasting value to the organization's long-term success.

Victor Yuan, a well-known financial show host, will be moderating the event. The keynote speakers for the 2010 Global Leadership Forum include:

  • Lord Sebastian Coe, "Creating Loyalty and Success Through Inspired Leadership." During this session, Lord Sebastian Coe will reflect on an athletic career of unparalleled achievement. A Conservative peer and Chairman of London 2012, his leadership was the major contributing factor in the success of the British Olympic bid for the 2012 games. With passion and authority, Lord Coe will discuss the importance of creating loyalty and success through inspired leadership.
  • Stephen Lundin, "FISH Forever: Building a World Class Organization -- One Customer at a Time." Stephen Lundin will draw on his 10 years of research and observation about how everyday organizations become extraordinary by discovering and bringing to life a few simple principles that he calls the FISH Philosophy. In this powerful presentation, Mr. Lundin will present the keys to success with customers and colleagues, and outline the ingredients necessary to sustain a world-class organization.
  • Brenda Bence, "The Leadership Brand Called "YOU™." In this engaging and interactive presentation, branding expert, certified executive coach and award-winning author Brenda Bence will reveal the foundations and the fundamentals of leadership personal branding and how it can impact not only you as an individual -- the trademarked "YOU™" -- but also how it can impact the success of your business and company brands as well.
  • Rudy Karsan, CEO, Kenexa, "Road to Success: From One Person to One Group." Mr. Karsan will share his views on leadership and its drivers in terms of the personal lessons he has learned through the growth of Kenexa, and how these drivers can be maximized to boost organizational effectiveness and success.

"At Kenexa, we believe that responsible and inspirational leadership drives superior organizational performance," said David Shen, General Manager, Kenexa China. "In today's dynamic organizational environment, leaders must understand the real-time movement of their business and recognize how such movement affects employees at all levels of the organization. We believe that the leaders from Chinese organizations, including multinational corporations with operations in China who are interested in ongoing, mutual learning, will greatly benefit from this opportunity to network and create personal connections among their peers. We are excited to provide the channel to make this happen."

Kenexa offers a comprehensive suite of unified products and services that support the entire employee lifecycle from pre-hire to exit. The company's innovative solutions -- including employee assessments, onboarding, performance management, employee surveys, recruitment technology, employment branding, learning management, leadership solutions and recruitment process outsourcing -- are driven by customer requirements and are built on the science of human behavior.

Co-sponsored by Harvard Business Review, the conference will be held at the Xijiao State Guest Hotel, located in the Shanghai Hongqiao Economic Development Zone and Gubei business area, near the Hongqiao International Airport.

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