Executive Chairman of the Board and senior conultant in Human Factors AS, Bjørn Z. Ekelund, was awarded the prize “Consultant of the Year 2008” for his international breakthrough with the the Diversity Icebreaker.
The award was established by Institute of Management Consultants - Norway and Konsulentguiden.
The jury recognized Bjørn Z. Ekelund’s success in developing the Diversity Icebreaker, and the positive feedback from thousands of customers using this concept. The Diversity Icebreaker creates a safe psychological climate to share ideas between people who have different ways of thinking.
The jury also honored Bjørn Z. Ekelund's efforts in sharing his knowledge through articles, books, and conference presentations worldwide, and successful application of his theoretical knowledge within academic institutions and as a practical consultant alike.
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Bjorn Z Ekelund CV (pdf-file)