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Selected Case

published: 25 Jun 2018

  • Topic: Responsibility
  • Region: Global

Abstract:
A manager finds out that a new member of his team has a mental disability: she cannot function well under tight deadlines. HR knew of the disability, but did not inform the manager. Should HR disclose critical performance-related background information when it relates to a disability? How should one manage teams in which some members have disabilities that affect others?

Pedagogical Objectives:
Illustrate ethical challenges that arise in the modern workplace, notably those related to mental disabilities.

Keywords:
Ethics, Disability, Hr, Human Resources, Mental Health


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