Employed disabled veteran issues of workplace discrimination: A qualitative exploratory investigation

by Friske, Mark C., Ph.D., CAPELLA UNIVERSITY, 2010, 114 pages; 3426694

Abstract:

Many countries like the United States that have been around for many years have had to deal with their military members being injured during military service and becoming a disabled veteran. From all of the world wide military conflicts, the group of disabled veterans is growing. There have been many research studies on disabled veterans but very limited research on disabled veterans and issues of disability discrimination in the workplace. The research evaluates disabled veteran and their workplace experiences to determine if workplace discrimination might be considered an issue or concern for disabled veterans. This research study also researches the different types of discrimination disabled veterans might experience. This study also reviews the legislation that applies to disabled veterans. This focus will also evaluate the different types of assistance a disabled veteran might receive. The definition of discrimination is researched. The evaluation also evaluates the federal government who both assists the disabled veteran through the Department of Veterans Affairs and also through legislation. The United States' position and policy on disabled veterans and discrimination has changed several times throughout their history. The study also researches the scholarly writing on the topics of discrimination and on disabled veterans. This research also addresses other factors that affect the disabled veteran as well. The qualitative research methodology was used for this research study. The type of research used the open ended interview as the instrument for data collection. The summary of the study makes recommendations for both disabled veterans and organizations to ease any issues or concerns within the workplace and business organizations.

AdviserAdolfo Gorriaran
SchoolCAPELLA UNIVERSITY
Source TypeDissertation
SubjectsManagement; Operations research
Publication Number3426694

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