How to manage ADHD in the work environment
Although attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is often thought of as a disability, many people with ADHD run successful businesses. Being self-employed, and having received the right help to develop an infrastructure for managing routine day-today tasks, they can focus their energy, innovativeness and creativity on developing a business. By contrast, managing an employee with ADHD can be a nightmare: high levels of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness are not the core attributes of most competence frameworks, and the employee with ADHD often finds these characteristics mentioned only as negative aspects of an appraisal.
ADHD in practice 2010; 2(4): 18–21
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