HBDI® Research Tools & Materials
By Ann Louise deBoer
What are the thinking requirements of various leadership positions, how do they align with essential leadership traits, and how can we use the resources of the digital age in an innovative way to develop the thinking capacity of leaders for the 21st century? Those were the questions posed by researchers at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, as part of the establishment of the Centre for African Library Leadership and the design of its Carnegie Library Leadership Academy (CLLA).
Research Application Consent Form
How the Whole Brain® Model and HBDI® (Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument®) originated.
C Victor Bunderson, Ph.D.
June 2, 1985
The HBDI® Validation study was conducted by C. Victor Bunderson, Ph.D.
The list provides names of research papers that have been provided to Herrmann International in hard copy form.
December 14, 2009
List of books that may be purchased that reference the HBDI®.
List of books written by Ned Herrmann, the founder of the HBDI® and Whole Brain® Thinking.
April 15, 2010
Read how Yale College, Wrexham, North Wales, used the HBDI® as part of its "Learning to Learn" project to identify learning preferences and find appropriate strategies to address learning challenges. As the data from this Spotlight on Learning Overview reveals, the HBDI provided the key to unlocking the learning potential of students across the college.
Charles G. DeRidder and Mark A. Wilcox
January 1, 1999
A six-year study at the US Forest Service concluded that teams with a balance of thinking preferences are 66% more effective than non-balanced teams, and that they consider more options and make better decisions.