Kenexa’s Industrial Organizational Psychologists Honored by SIOP

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<strong>San Francisco &mdash; April 11</strong><br />Kenexa, a global provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, announced that Jack W. Wiley, Ph.D., executive director of the Kenexa Research Institute, has been elected as a fellow, Sara Weiner, Ph.D., program director and executive consultant will serve as the SIOP 2010 program chair and Kyle Lundby, Ph.D., lead consultant, Asia Pacific has been appointed to the editorial board of SIOP. <br /> <br />Commenting on the honor and appointments, Rudy Karsan, CEO at Kenexa offered his congratulations and said, &ldquo;This is an extreme honor for Jack, Sara and Kyle. We are extremely proud of their contributions and achievements. Kenexa congratulates Jack on the receipt of this distinguished award, and we are committed to supporting Sara and Kyle as they assume their respective duties in support of SIOP.&rdquo;<br /> <br />Wiley&rsquo;s practice and research, which span more than three decades, have focused on creatively linking employee surveys with organizational performance, especially customer satisfaction. His work has received worldwide acclaim for its scientific rigor and managerial implications. Wiley&rsquo;s findings have been shared with colleagues through a variety of journal publications, chapters and SIOP presentations. In addition, Wiley developed WorkTrends, an employee opinion normative database that is a leading and wealthy source of information, quoted both in scholarly studies and by the press worldwide. <br /> <br />Weiner has applied her innovative employee research and intelligence to inform business strategies that improve organizational performance. She has authored many articles and book chapters and is a frequent speaker at national conferences, discussing topics such as attraction and retention of top talent, career opportunity, client satisfaction, downsizing, work-life policies and programs, telework success factors and linkage of employee engagement and business outcomes.<br /> <br />Lundby works with organizations on all phases of employee and customer stakeholder measurement and consulting. He is a frequent presenter at conferences and has published numerous journal articles and book chapters on employee engagement, linkage research and methodologies to demonstrate the return on investment of HR initiatives. <br /> <br />Both Weiner and Lundby were nominated for their respective positions for having an excellent record of service to SIOP.<br />

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