Books on Cultural Intelligence

Expand Your Borders: Discover Ten Cultural Clusters
by David Livermore (Cultural Intelligence Center 2013)

This book is a compilation of the most important information for improving your CQ Knowledge—your understanding of key cultural similarities and differences.

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Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence To Adapt, Wherever You Are by David Livermore (The Great Courses 2013)

Produced by The Great Courses, this course is available in video and audio.

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The Cultural Intelligence Difference: Master the One Skill You Can’t do Without in Today’s Global Economy by David Livermore (AMACOM 2011)

This book is packed with dozens of strategies proven to increase your cultural intelligence (CQ) in the 4 capabilities of CQ. Purchase of the book includes access to the only academically validated CQ assessment

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Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The New Secret to Success by David Livermore (AMACOM 2009)

This book applies the cultural intelligence research to the leadership context and describes the four step process to improving CQ.

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The Handbook of Cultural Intelligence edited by Soon Ang and Linn Van Dyne (M.E. Sharpe 2008)

With contributions from scholars around the world, this book provides the most comprehensive review of cultural intelligence research to date.

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CQ: Developing Cultural Intelligence at Work by P. Christopher Earley, Soon Ang, and Joo-Seng Tan (Stanford 2006)

This was the first book making practical application of the cultural intelligence research to the workplace setting.



Cultural Intelligence: Individual Interactions Across Cultures by P. Christopher Earley, Soon Ang (Stanford 2003).

This is the first book published about the conceptual framework and research origins behind cultural intelligence.




For books written by David Livermore about the application of cultural intelligence to faith-based, contexts, visit David Livermore's personal website.