Disability & Employment: Stigma, Empowerment, Identity and the Need for a Positive Lens


Sophie Hennekam, PhD
Associate Professor, ESC La Rochelle School of Business, France

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss under which circumstances a disability quota system can empower disabled workers.
  • Review how disabled workers come to construct a positive professional identity at work.
  • Discuss and analyze how mental illness can be a positive attribute in the context of work.