Palgrave Explorations in Workplace Stigma
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Autism in the Workplace

Creating Positive Employment and Career Outcomes for Generation A

Authors: Hurley-Hanson, Amy E., Giannantonio, Cristina M., Griffiths, Amy-Jane

  • Fills a gap in workplace disability literature
  • Discusses the financial and social costs of autism for individuals and organizations
  • Explores the stigma of autism and the effects of this stigma on work outcomes
  • Presents the perceptions of hiring individuals with autism from the organization’s perspective
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About this book

This book explores the career experiences of Generation A, the half-million individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who will reach adulthood in the next decade. With Generation A eligible to enter the workforce in unprecedented numbers, research is needed to help individuals, organizations, and educational institutions to work together to create successful work experiences and career outcomes for individuals with ASD. Issues surrounding ASD in the workplace are discussed from individual, organizational, and societal perspectives. This book also examines the stigma of autism and how it may affect the employment and career experiences of individuals with ASD. This timely book provides researchers, practitioners, and employers with empirical data that examines the work and career experiences of individuals with ASD. It offers a framework for organizations committed to hiring individuals with ASD and enhancing their work experiences and career outcomes now and in the future.

About the authors

Amy E. Hurley-Hanson is Associate Professor of Management in the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University, USA. She is the co-editor of Extreme Leadership: Leaders, Teams and Situations Outside the Norm.

Cristina M. Giannantonio is Professor of Human Resource Management in the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University, USA. She is the co-editor of Extreme Leadership: Leaders, Teams and Situations Outside the Norm.

Amy-Jane Griffiths is a licensed psychologist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Counseling in the Attallah College of Educational Studies at Chapman University, USA. Her research and clinical work focus on improving educational and employment outcomes for individuals with exceptional needs.

 


Buy this book

eBook 84,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: December 21, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-29049-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 103,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: December 21, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-29048-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Autism in the Workplace
Book Subtitle
Creating Positive Employment and Career Outcomes for Generation A
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Explorations in Workplace Stigma
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) under, exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-29049-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-29049-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-29048-1
Series ISSN
2662-3625
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 273
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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