This video asks the question: what if you applied your own cultural model to a new culture? This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video describes the role and importance of culture in military operations and the need to have cross cultural competence.
This is the after-action report from the Cultural Intelligence Assessment Project commissioned by DLNSEO, which was designed as a first step toward understanding if and how the CQ Assessment can be used to meet the need across DoD for an empirical, academically valid way of measuring cross-cultural competence.
This is the after-action report from the Assessing Culture and Regional Training Programs Across DoD project commissioned by DLNSEO, which called for the expanded and strategic use of the CQ Military Survey across DoD.
When you can't leave home, the next best way to experience the world is through books.
A Peace Corps member discusses dealing with unexpected attention while abroad.
This video provides an overview of negotiating across cultures and elements of building rapport, time, understanding your needs/objectives, time, and self-awareness.
Check out this blog post from Chef Works about dining etiquette around the world.
Professor Geert Hofstede conducted one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. Learn a little bit more about his six dimensions of national culture here.
Most people know that some basic cultural sensitivity is important. But few have developed the deep cultural intelligence (CQ) required to really thrive in our multicultural workplaces and globalized world.