A Values Route to Business Success: The Why and How of Employing Persons with Disability

'A Value Route to Business Success' is the first exhaustive manual in India for HR professionals and organisations to understand the complete nuances of hiring persons with disability. The book was published by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and was authored and compiled by DEOC. An interactive book in Q&A format addresses almost all possible questions pertaining to the "why" and the "how" of hiring a person with disability in the mind of an employer. The various chapters in book has been authored by leading experts in their various domains and assimilates their knowledge at one place.

The following is the Table of Content of the book: "A Values Route to Business Success – The Why and How of Hiring Persons with Disability".

  1. CASE FOR DISABILITY INCLUSION IN WORKFORCE
    1. Reason for Hiring Persons with Disabilities
    2. Positive Impact on Business
    3. Persons with Disabilities as Consumers and Impact on Business
  2. UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY
    1. Defining Disability
    2. People with Disability
  3. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES – A LARGE UNTAPPED HUMAN RESOURCE POOl
    1. Population of Disabled People in India
    2. Employment Status of Persons with Disabilities in India
    3. Status of Education of Disabled People in India
    4. Employability of Disabled People
  4. LEGISLATION AND EMPLOYMENT
    1. The Constitution of India
    2. Disability Laws
    3. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  5. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY AND DISABILITY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
    1. Diversity and Equal Opportunity
    2. Setting up a Disability Management Strategy/Programme
  6. COMMUNICATION AND RAISING AWARENESS
    1. Communicating Equal Opportunity Policy
    2. Sensitisation/Awareness Programmes
    3. World Disability Day
    4. Measurement
    5. Communicating Externally
  7. ACCESSIBILITY
    1. Understanding Accessibility
    2. Need for Accessibility
    3. Access Audit
    4. Web Accessibility
  8. ETIQUETTE AND TERMINOLOGY
    1. Appropriate Disability Terminology
    2. Etiquette for Interaction with Colleagues with Different Disabilities
  9. JOB ANALYSIS
    1. The Myth of 'Job Identification'
    2. Job Analysis and Job Description
    3. Matching a Job with the Skills of a Person with Disability
  10. SOURCING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    1. Job and Person Specification
    2. Sourcing Disabled People
    3. Proactive Projects for Building a Talent Pool
  11. RECRUITMENT PROCESS
    1. Application Process
    2. Assessment of People with Disabilities
    3. Rejecting a Candidate
    4. Job Offer
    5. Medical Examination
  12. INDUCTION, TRAINING, GROWTH AND RETENTION
    1. Induction
    2. Training
    3. Career Development
    4. Retention
    5. Termination
  13. DATA ON DISABILITY
    1. Guidelines to Collect Data on Disability
    2. Self Identification Form
  14. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
    1. Reasonable Accommodation
    2. Types of Reasonable Accommodations
    3. Factors for Determining ‘Reasonableness' of the Accommodation
    4. Procedure for Providing Reasonable Accommodation
    5. Examples of Accommodations for Persons with Different Kinds of Disabilities
    6. Assistive Technology
  15. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN WORK ENVIRONS
    1. Emergency Preparedness Plan
    2. Evacuation Plan Development
  16. PROMOTING INDIRECT EMPLOYMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
    1. Supplier Diversity
    2. Specific Projects to Promote Entrepreneurs with Disability/Disability Cooperatives and NGOs
  17. APPENDIX.
    1. Relevant Articles from the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    2. Sample Equal Opportunity Policy
    3. Check List for Making a Company Disabled Friendly
    4. Basic Disability Accessibility Audit Checklist
    5. Sample Job Description
    6. Disability Self Identification Form
    7. Sample Confidential Workplace Accommodation Request
    8. Assistive Technologies Available in India and Abroad
    9. Formats for Emergency Preparedness Plan
    10. Organisations Providing Training and Placement for People with Disabilities in India
    11. List of Vocational Rehabilitation Centres
    12. List of Useful Websites Relating to Disability Employment
  18. REFERENCES
  19. GLOSSARY

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