Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/21052
Title: Comparing and contrasting employers' concerns on people with substance abuse in beijing, Hong Kong and Chicago
Authors: Jin, S
Tsang, HW 
Jiang, Y
Fong, MW
Corrigan, PW
Keywords: Mental health services
Mental illness
Behavioral assessment
Substance abuse--Rehabilitation
Employees--Recruiting
Statistics
Mentally ill--Employment
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Australian Academic Press
Source: Australian journal of rehabilitation counseling, 2010, v. 16, no. 1, p. 45-53 How to cite?
Journal: Australian journal of rehabilitation counseling 
Abstract: The study explored and compared employers' concerns on hiring individuals with substance abuse in Chinese and Western work settings. One hundred employers from Beijing (n = 30), Hong Kong (n = 30), and Chicago (n = 40) were randomly recruited from small-sized firms and interviewed using a semistructured interview guideline. The interview considered the following aspects: backgrounds of employers, their business and employees, hiring process and considerations, and hiring concerns towards people with substance abuse. Data were analysed using frequency count approach. Employers' concerns on hiring individuals with substance abuse in Beijing and Hong Kong focused more on communication abilities. In contrast, employers in Chicago focused more on job performance and productivity.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/21052
ISSN: 1323-8922
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