A Qualitative Study Of A Job Placement System For People With Disabilities: The Role Of The Family, Employer And Employment Agent In Monterrey, Mexico

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Title: A Qualitative Study Of A Job Placement System For People With Disabilities: The Role Of The Family, Employer And Employment Agent In Monterrey, Mexico
Author: Ramos, Maximino
Abstract: This study explored the role of the family , employer and agent of employment as determinant to employment for people with disabilities in Monterey , Mexico . The main purpose of this study was to contribute to the equitable integration of people with disabilities into the labor force . The researcher used a case study approach that employed in -depth interviews of 27 participants and grounded theory procedures for data analysis . The key categories and themes that emerged and characterized each case study were cross -cased ; the process contributed to the identification of key categories that formed the central tenets that influenced the job placement system . The following acted as a means for conscientization and increasing job offers : (1 ) lack of culture concerning disability ; (2 ) family values as central to work beliefs and success ; (3 ) an agent of employment as a significant element in the employment integration , and (4 ) a public campaign .The findings indicated that a potential for improving the current placement system existed by transforming its service delivery from a functionalist model dependent on supply and demand of the market , to a comprehensive approach that acknowledged the supply demands of the market and recognized the role of program participants , the family , employers and society as active collaborators in the placement process . The results underscored the intricacy of a rapid changing culturally and economically rich environment where the effectiveness of the employment process is dependant on the synergy of this environment . All actors involved in the process must be aware of and able to adapt to it . This perspective acknowledged society's influence on the person ; an ecological approach is supported therein .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /112
Date: 2007-08-23

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A Qualitative Study Of A Job Placement System For People With Disabilities: The Role Of The Family, Employer And Employment Agent In Monterrey, Mexico. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /112 .

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