BusinessWeek.com Launches Managing Channel: New Section Offers Broader, Deeper Coverage of Professional Development Issues

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BusinessWeek.com (http://www.businessweek.com), the award-winning Web site, launched its new Managing Channel available at http://www.businessweek.com/managing. The new channel, which debuted Sept. 14., features advice on how to manage your career, your team, your company, and your board of directors. It replaces the Careers Channel.

We're putting up a how-to library that gives every student of leadership, strategy, or corporate governance an edge in their professional lives.

    The Managing Channel includes columns from experts such as leadership guru John. C. Maxwell, executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, Bill George, author of True North, Rick Wartzman, Director of The Drucker Institute, and Beverly Behan, managing director of the Hay Group's Board Effectiveness Practice. The new channel will also feature Bill Holstein's Armchair MBA, Joe McCool's Headhunter Confidential, and Dr. Bruce Weinstein's Ask the Ethics Guy. Exclusive video from Jack and Suzy Welch is also available weekly.

Additional content will include four monthly interactive case studies. The debut case study will zero in on a controversial management decision made by Procter & Gamble CEO A.G. Lafley with analysis provided by Noel Tichy, University of Michigan professor and co-author of the upcoming book Judgment. The case study will include videos of both Lafley and Tichy, a reader poll, and an opportunity for audience discussion.

Four separate multimedia classrooms featuring how-to-videos and slideshows will also be available. The classrooms will offer mini-lectures from experts in fields such as management, strategy, corporate governance, and executive search. They launch with videos on how to gain a seat on a board of directors and how to work with executive search consultants. Also, BusinessWeek.com has partnered with Harvard Business School Publishing and Soundview Executive Book Summaries to provide additional content across all four channels.

BusinessWeek.com/Managing includes a significant expansion of BusinessWeek's award-winning franchise, Best Places to Launch a Career, including community-building forums successfully developed in the site's B-Schools Channel, which won a prestigious National Magazine Award earlier this year. Additional coverage on executive recruitment, crisis management, strategy and execution, and team building will also be made available in the upcoming weeks.

In the months ahead, BusinessWeek.com/Managing will introduce an in-depth database of the most influential headhunters in the world, launching a new edit franchise offering the Web's most complete and useful guide to executive search.

"With the launch of the Managing Channel, we are creating the essential professional resource center for the BusinessWeek audience," says BusinessWeek.com Editor-in-Chief, John A. Byrne. "We're putting up a how-to library that gives every student of leadership, strategy, or corporate governance an edge in their professional lives."

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