Increasingly, the United States Army operates in multinational, and therefore, multicultural, environments. Teamwork within such settings requires the ability to see events as members of other cultures see them. The goal of the research was to define a set of multicultural perspective taking skills that will enable Army leaders to function effectively in multinational alliances.
This report discusses cross-cultural competence (3C) training, development, and assessment in the U.S. Army.
This report presents a framework for cross-cultural competence in Army leaders, reviews empirical research on predictors of intercultural effectiveness, and describes existing measures of cross-cultural competence and related constructs.
The US Army's Manuever Center of Excellence has published guidance on training in language, regional expertise and culture.
The CKC is a joint and interagency effort provided by the US Army. It was created to primarily serve the socio-cultural requirements of the combatant commands