3rd Asia Pacific International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Factors that contribute to the development and labor integration of people with disabilities (PwD) in industrial SMEs in Perú

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In Peru there are different vulnerable groups, with approximately 10.3% of the Peruvian population belonging to the
group of people with disabilities (PwD) presenting some physical and/or mental condition that may limit their
performance and labor integration, so it is very It is important to carry out this research to know the factors that
contribute to facilitating the labor integration of PwD in industrial SMEs in Peru. The study design is empirical and
qualitative with a grounded theory approach. For its development, three industrial companies that had jobs occupied
by people with disabilities were summoned, and the interview technique was applied in order to understand the
position of the actors related to the problem; taking a sample of 9 people who participated freely and voluntarily prior invitation and information on the scope of the study, choosing these people regardless of their age or sex. The study made it possible to provide a model of knowledge of the relevant factors for the labor integration of PwD and the level of effort on the part of the organization: a) the type of work, with 33%; b) the adequacy of the work, with 33%; c) awareness of work, with 22%; d) the evaluation of the capacities and performance of workers with disabilities, with 12%.

Labor inclusion, disability, human development, employability, integration strategies

Published in: 3rd Asia Pacific International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Publisher: IEOM Society International
Date of Conference: September 13-15, 2022

ISBN: 978-1-7923-9162-0
ISSN/E-ISSN: 2169-8767