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Frequency of IDI Developmental Orientations on Average

A normal distribution or curve of IDI Developmental Orientation (DO) scores is based upon a DO of 100, representing the 50th percentile of respondents taking the IDI. 

The average distribution of the mindsets is roughly:

Denial - 3%

Polarization - 15%

Minimization, 65%

Acceptance - 15%

Adaptation - 2%


These results are from 2 internal analyses conducted by IDI, LLC with a total of 9417 respondents.

For more information, see Hammer, M.R. (2011). Additional cross-cultural validity testing of the Intercultural Development International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 35, 474-487, https://idiinventory.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/IDI-Validation-article-2011.pdf

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