This is a conference presentation of research on psychological safety and conflict in top management teams. Presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s Convention 2022.
This is a conference presentation of research on trust in relation to the Red, Blue, and Green dimensions of the Diversity Icebreaker. It was presented at the Canadian Psychological Association’s convention 2022.
In 2018 the Diversity Icebreaker was applied in a project with 5 families facing housing challenges. The tool was used to create a common language as part of a project based on the U-curve theory over a course of 6 months. The results were presented at more than 15 conferences as well as in book and journal publications.
The Diversity Icebreaker has been applied in various cultural contexts. In this study, we have gathered reports from 13 different consultants across 36 seminars that have used DI in 15 different African countries.
Linn Slettum Bjerke and Bjørn Z. Ekelund delivered an organizational development project between 2012-14 involving 400 administrative and technical staff at one of the universities in Norway. The communication model of Diversity Icebreaker and Red, Blue, and Green categories were central throughout the whole program. This article is a scientific evaluation of the project.
In this paper, Piotr Pluta describes and analyzes different kinds of humor and humor related effects in the Diversity Icebreaker workshop. He establishes a theoretical framework to investigate the antecedents of humor in the workshop, its potential effects, and relevance for practitioners.
This article discusses a project in which the Diversity Icebreaker was used with junior high school pupils working in groups to solve a sustainability challenge. The groups were set up with varying degrees of diversity with regards to their Red, Blue, and Green preferences.