What is Accessibility?

Accessibility refers to the ease with which company's facilities, products, services, functions or people are available to as many employees as possible

what is accessibility

Definition of accessibility

Accessibility refers to the ease with which company's facilities, products, services, functions or people are available to as many employees as possible. High extent of accessibility is desired in today’s corporate world as it ensures free flow of information in all directions. Special attention is paid to the mobility of individuals with disabilities. 

Benefits of accessibility

Although accessibility emphasizes equal treatment of disabled individuals and their mobility through work areas, it does not refer just to the spacial approachability of the company. It includes goods, services, employment and accommodation which boost the morale of the employees and therefore improve the general atmosphere of the company. The point of high accessibility level is to fully engage company's talent.

Accessibility examples

  • 'Open Door'' policy which makes higher executives of the company more accessible and transparent to other employees
  • Performance management policies
  • Training of employees
  • Company’s commitment to accessibility and accommodation for persons with disabilities: e-g. service animals, support people or contact information to request assistance

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