FIRO® history and background

The history of the FIRO instrument

Since its development in the late 1950s, the FIRO tool has been thoroughly researched and extensively applied to individual and team development, both inside and outside the workplace.

FIROOver this time, FIRO has become a widely used framework in leadership development, management programmes and career counselling, as well as family and relationship counselling. The FIRO-B instrument has also been used in research on educational administration, work-group compatibility, team dynamics and criminal justice administration.


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How FIRO develops tomorrow's sports leaders and teams

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