Forming partnerships for holistic leadership
KnowledgeWorkx today announced that they have finalized an agreement to become an Authorized Distributor of Inscape Publishing's Everything DiSC® suite of products (now a John Wiley & Sons, Inc. company).
Inscape's broad range of assessments and complete facilitation systems enhances KnowledgeWorkx's currently available training and development solutions to address a wide variety of soft skills areas including leadership development, teamwork, communications, sales, and more. KnowledgeWorkx joins an international network of Business Partners operating globally in more than 70 countries. Inscape Publishing, Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis, USA, is the leading provider of instrument-based learning systems that transform individuals, teams, and organizations by helping people develop a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationships. This, in turn, helps organizations realize greater success.
Inscape's flagship product, the DiSC® learning instrument, was pioneered over three decades ago and continues to be extensively researched and developed. Their latest addition to the family, Everything DiSC® is the result of continued innovation of the DiSC® product. Inscape's Everything DiSC® applications combine online assessments, classroom facilitation, and post-training follow-up reports to create powerful, personalized workplace development programs.
"We're thrilled to welcome KnowledgeWorkx to our Business Partner network", said Jeffrey Sugerman, Chief Executive Officer of Inscape Publishing. "The successful implementation of our learning instruments in organizations throughout the world is dependent upon the highly skilled network of distributors who use our resources with their clients' workforces to help them achieve desired results."
With the recent acquisition of Inscape Publishing by John Wiley & Sons, KnowledgeWorkx has joined at a very unique time in the history of these two companies. "Inscape's solutions-focused DiSC offerings are a perfect complement to Wiley's highly respected products published under its Pfeiffer brand, such as Kouzes and Posner's Leadership Practices Inventory", said Jeffrey Sugerman, Inscape's Chief Executive Officer. "Together we will serve a broad swath of talented professionals who in turn support managers, leaders, and teams in corporations, government agencies, and organizations of all sizes around the world," noted Sugerman.
"We are, first of all, thrilled to now be an International Business Partner with Inscape Publishing. We have successfully been running train-the-trainer DiSC® Certifications since 2007, as well as integrating DiSC® products into our three core service offerings: Consulting, Learning & Development, and Coaching", said Marco Blankenburgh, Owner and International Director of KnowledgeWorkx. "The new Everything DiSC® suite of products is a great addition to an already successful brand and we are excited to be joining at such a unique time with the Wiley acquisition. Wiley is focused in emerging markets as a solutions oriented business, something that is very much is in line with what we do and have been doing for a number of years. All in all, it is a great partnership and we believe that both of our businesses, as well as our clients, will benefit from the new relationship."
About Inscape Publishing: Inscape Publishing, Inc. is a leading developer of DiSC®-based corporate training and assessment solutions. Inscape recently launched Everything DiSC®, its third-generation applications that combine online assessment, classroom facilitation, and post-training follow-up reports to create powerful, personalized workplace development experiences.
With a continually expanding global network, Inscape's solution-focused products are used in thousands of organizations, including major government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Every year, more than a million people worldwide participate in programs that use an Inscape assessment. Inscape products have been translated into 30 different languages and are used in 70 countries. For more information about Inscape Publishing and Everything DiSC® products, visit www.everythingdisc.com.
About Wiley: Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.
Wiley's core businesses include scientific, technical, medical and scholarly (STMS) journals, encyclopedias, books and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, online applications and Web sites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, N.J., with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia.
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