Harvard Business School professors Robin Ely and David Thomas studied diversity strategies and found that diversity pays off with a more productive, effective company.
According to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), businesses experience overall improvements with the implementation of initiatives that include people who have disabilities as part of diversity planning. And that improves the bottom line.
For more comprehensive information on how hiring people who have disabilities can help build employee engagement for your business, resulting in increased productivity, visit the Society of Human Resource Management (www.shrm.org) and use keyword 'employee engagement.'
Learn more about productivity and read the business case story, Productivity Gains.
For consultation and support, contact your regional Disability Employment Specialist (800-328-9095).