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A study towards employability of disabled people at private organisations in Shah Alam

Sathiyaraju, Govindarajoo (2014) A study towards employability of disabled people at private organisations in Shah Alam. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Generally the people with disabilities in all over the world are at high risk of unemployment. Therefore the aim of this study was to examine the level of organizational awareness towards the employability of disabled people at private organization in Shah Alam. There are three independent variables had been examined to measure the organizational awareness towards the employability of disable people at private organization in Shah Alam area. There are policies, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and consequences of employing disable people. The population for this study was targeted for private organization at Shah Alam area. The sample taken from upper and middle level management staffs who consist of managers, assistant managers, senior executives, executives and others. However stratified sampling method had been chosen for conducting this study. The findings and results shows that there are moderating relationships between organizational awareness toward employability of disabled people. CSR is the most efficient method rather than policies in showing the level of organizational awareness in employability of disabled people by private organization. Besides that, the CSR will affect the employer to take decision to implement for hiring the disable people to work with their organization as it involves corporate image and market shares. The other two variables shows a weak relationship towards employing disable people at Shah Alam. This two variable are not give strong impact for employing disable people in private organization. Several recommendations and suggestions could protect the disable people from discrimination by the private organization. The government and NGO should give some incentives and supports to the employers who are willing to employ disabled people to work in their organization for encourage the employer to hire the disable people in their organization. In addition, the government also should play an important role to governance the act and policies regarding the employability of disabled people for both private or public sectors. Last but not least, the person with disabilities also should take initiative for doing their own business or selfemployment to reduce the dependability towards other people

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disable people, Employability of disabled people, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2015 02:47
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 02:23
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4717

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