The Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®) is a cross-culturally valid and reliable assessment of intercultural competence. Because the items in the IDI have been found to have no cultural bias, the IDI is used in every sector across a wide range of demographics.
Measuring intercultural sensitivity: The intercultural development inventory (2003)
This article describes the initial process of item generation for the IDI. Researchers interviewed individuals from different cultural communities about their experiences with cultural differences and items reflect real experiences of these interviewees.
Additional cross-cultural validity testing of the Intercultural Development Inventory (2011)
This study represents additional cross-cultural validity testing for the IDI, including demonstration of predictive validity.
2016 IDI Validation ACS Independent Review (Phase 3)
This summary describes further validation of the IDI by additional independent research on over 218,000 IDI respondents.
Director, Live+Serve Laboratory; North Shore Country Day School