Disability Issues in the Public Workplace

Case Analysis

This composite case examines the managerial responsibilities, ethical and logistical problems when a federal employee is diagnosed with breast cancer and has difficulty in dealing with their job responsibilities and employee reactions. The case ends with the employee on the verge of exhaustion of their vacation options, she and the manager needs to work out a solution. An appendix explains the relevance of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. HKS case number 1181.0.

This composite case examines the managerial responsibilities, ethical and logistical problems when a federal employee is diagnosed with breast cancer and has difficulty in dealing with their job responsibilities and employee reactions. The case ends with the employee on the verge of exhaustion of their vacation options, she and the manager needs to work out a solution. An appendix explains the relevance of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. HKS case number 1181.0.
«Hide

from
Mary Jo Bane,
Sara Watson
13 pages.
Release Date: 1 January 1993. Prod #: HKS512-PDF-ENG
Disability in the Workplace public HBR case solution