Archive for October, 2013

Cognitive Disabilities; A Significant Yet Unaddressed Challenge For Competitive Integration In The Workplace

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Organizations such as LEAD represent the significant commitment and determination of employers, as well as the United States government, to improve the employability and economic self-sufficiency of people with disabilities. One of the most challenged demographics is that of individuals with cognitive disabilities. This group has only recently come to the forefront of public awareness, as over 250,000 veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (1), ...

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Why Diversity and Inclusion Must be Part of Your Strategic Plan

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Globalization has pushed diversity to the forefront of many organizations’ strategic planning. However, the current management approach in working with diverse teams is often one of trying to achieve uniformity, even in cognitive styles, within the context of a singular dominant culture. It is our view that the most successful approach is one that focuses more on effectively achieving optimal productivity while supporting corporate goals through the recognition and valuation of the different talents of each individual. This includes ...

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