Employing People with Disabilities Makes Business Sense

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This month’s Stanford Social Innovation Review has a terrific article about Habitat International.

QUESTION: “How did leaders cultivate a workforce with practically no turnover or absenteeism, with such skill that there never was a back order,and the defect rate was less than half a percent? What’s more, the company’s profits rose every year for the past decade, even during the recession.”

ANSWER: Between 70 and 80 percent of Habitat’s employees have disabilities.

For more about this article: www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/positive_distraction_workforce/

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