WAYNE, PA, Jan 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Billy Beane, the vice president and general manager of the Oakland
Athletics, whose unique management approach was detailed in the
bestselling book "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game,"
discusses how he transformed his organization using out-of-the-box
thinking at an upcoming Kenexa-sponsored seminar on business
Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA) is a global provider of business solutions for
human resources. The seminar titled, "Helping You Translate Employee
Feedback into Business Performance," will be held Jan. 31 at the New
York Stock Exchange from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. EST.
Beane motivated members of the Oakland A's organization to levels of
success very few believed were attainable. He was named the A's GM
following the 1997 season, and took a management approach of
identifying and using undervalued assets to create and sustain a
Beane is just one real-life example of how a top leader turned an
organization around during tough times. Other speakers at the seminar
include Charles Baldwin, executive vice president and chief
administrative officer at Cabela's. Baldwin will discuss how the use
of assessments and surveys increased employee engagement and helped
the outdoor retailer outperform goals in an economic downturn.
Bill Erickson, chairman emeritus and executive vice president of
Kenexa, will also present new ways of thinking about talent to help
More information about the seminar can be found at
Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA) helps drive HR and business
outcomes through its unique combination of technology, content and
services. Enabling organizations to optimize their workforces since
1987, Kenexa's integrated talent acquisition and talent management
solutions have touched the lives of more than 110 million people.
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