Articles by Otto Laske


Otto Laske Interdevelopmental Institute (IDM)
Creating Collaborative Intelligence

On the Autonomy and Influence of the Cognitive Developmental Line

I explore the history, theory, tools and benefits of dialectical thinking, a way of thinking adults grow into to different degrees after mastering formal logic (Basseches, 1984, Laske, 2009). My goal is to show that dialectical thinking is a natural outcome of adult cognitive development and that, pragmatically speaking, it is learnable. In order to...

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An evidence based approach to measuring, managing, and supporting work in organizations

This text is the English translation of my introduction to articles about CDF in the monograph entitled Contributions to an Adult Developmentally Renewed Social Science, published by Pabst Science Publisher in Zeitschrift fűr Wirtschaftspsychologie in 2010. The introduction briefly characterizes each of the individual contributions to the monograph. Download: Laske_2010_An_Evidence-Based_approach_to_Measuring_Managing_and_Supporting_Work_in_Organizations  

Work Capability and Adult Development – Wirtschaftspsychologie Themenheft

A collection of articles [mostly in English] on the Constructive Developmental Framework (CDF) by IDM Researchers, published on April 1, 2010, in Wirtschaftspsychologie, by Pabst Science Publisher. Download: Laske_ed_2010_Work_Capability_and_Adult_Development

How Much Do You Care to Know About Your Client?

Dr. Otto Laske’s Keynote Address to the International Coaching Community Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2009. The keynote introduces behavioral coaches to developmental theory and thinking. The 2-hr keynote comprises exercises for the audience and puts the emphasis on the cognitive development of coaches and clients. Download presentation

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