Ability diversity, Business Management

Individual with disabilities are an under utilized human resources. Many organisations, today, are hiring people with disabilities and provide them opportunities to unleash their talent. Pizza Hut employs 3000 workers with disabilities and the turnover rate for Pizza Hut workers disability is only one-fifth of the normal turnover rate. McDonald's created McJOBS a programme that has trained and hired more than 9000 mentally and physically challenged individuals since 1981. McJOBS is a corporate plan to recruit, train and retain individuals with disabilities. Its participants include workers with visual, hearing or orthopedic impairments, learning disabilities and mental retardation. Cisco system, Microsoft, and IBM regularly recruits disabled individuals(See Lepak and Gowan, 2009 p.170). Infosys actively seeks to hire and train persons with disabilities.

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