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When speaking of disability, let people define themselves

Virhia, Jasmine (2022) When speaking of disability, let people define themselves. LSE Business Review (21 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As more and more companies adopt inclusion initiatives, the language they use around disability acquires greater importance. How they refer to disabled employees may bring unintended consequences, sometimes increasing marginalisation instead of eliminating it. Jasmine Virhia stresses the importance of listening to how people define themselves. When in doubt, simply ask.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Psychological and Behavioural Science
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2022 14:18
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2022 14:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114109

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