The Intercultural Development Inventory® (“IDI”) assesses intercultural competence—the capability to shift cultural perspective and appropriately adapt behavior to cultural differences and commonalities.
The IDI® process involves completing the inventory and coaching with one of the Diversity Council's Qualified Administrators. Individuals receive a profile generated from their personal responses.
The IDI® process also produces group, subgroup, and organizational intercultural competence reports. These reports help identify cross-cultural goals and challenges that translate into specific inclusion strategies.
By participating in the IDI® process, you will:
Gain insights into intercultural challenges and identify intercultural development goals that are unique to your needs
Gain an understanding of how your workgroup and community environments are impacted by intercultural competence
Engage in targeted efforts to increase intercultural competence and allow bridging to diverse individuals and communities
IDI® has been rigorously tested and found to possess high cross-cultural validity and reliability. Diversity Council has used IDI® in its client work for more than 10 years.