Cultural Intelligence Assessments

What's Your CQ®?

Our research-based assessments are designed to measure effectiveness in diverse situations. Using our CQ assessments as a starting point, you can change your behavior and enhance your effectiveness in diverse situations. Learn More!

The CQ Assessment is the Starting Point of Every CQ Journey

CQ Drive

Your level of interest, persistence, and confidence during multicultural interactions.

CQ Knowledge

Your understanding about how cultures are similar and different.

CQ Strategy

Your awareness and ability to plan for multicultural interactions.

CQ Action

Your ability to adapt when relating and working in multicultural contexts.

Taking a CQ assessment helps individuals understand their Cultural Intelligence and compares their capabilities to worldwide averages. The personal feedback report allows individuals to compare their CQ capabilities with worldwide norms, and create a personal development plan for applying Cultural Intelligence.

To continue the journey, individuals can receive assessment debriefing and create a custom development plan.

Understanding Your CQ®

Here is how the assessment process works:

  1. Complete the CQ Assessment
  2. Review Feedback Report
  3. Discuss Results
  4. Develop Personal Action Plan

The Research Behind the CQ Assessment

Cultural Intelligence was first discussed in academic literature about 20 years ago. Since that time, over 1,000 articles about CQ have been published in academic journals.

The CQ Assessment has been tested for validity, and research proves that Cultural Intelligence predicts a wide variety of cultural effectiveness outcomes including work performance, leadership effectiveness, creativity and innovation, teamwork, and a host of other outcomes.

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Unlock Your Results - The CQ® Feedback Report

Those that complete a CQ Assessment receive a customized CQ Feedback Report.  The report identifies your strengths and developmental opportunities for functioning effectively in multicultural settings.

Cultural Values or Behavioral Preferences

Individuals have personal preferences or individual cultural value orientations. Sometimes individual orientations reflect one’s nationality or ethnicity but not always.

Your personal feedback report shows your individual behavioral preferences for ten cultural values.

Who Should Take a CQ Assessment?

The short answer is EVERYONE! CQ Assessments are available in specially tailored versions for research projects, youth training, leadership development, teamwork, and professional certification and can be used pre and post engagement to validate learning programs.   Learn why you should take the CQ Assessment.  I am:

Measure your ability to work and engage effectively across cultures and with others.  Apply the CQ Framework to improve how you interact and work more effectively with others.

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Cultural Intelligence is a proven solution for effectiveness and productivity and is a measurable way to identify ROI of employee development programs.  Assess your own CQ.  Contact us below about measuring the CQ of your Team!

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Many colleges and universities utilize our CQ Assessment and training within their student curriculum.  Most CQ training starts with the CQ Assessment. You can purchase blocks of assessments or assign students to purchase their own at special educational prices.

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Complimentary Cultural Intelligence for Leaders Packet

Learn to Lead with Cultural Intelligence

Now, more than ever, companies needs effective leaders at all levels of the organization. Being able to bring together and get the best out of team members from different generations, socio-economic backgrounds, ethnic roots, countries, religions and educational backgrounds requires a Culturally Intelligent Leader.

We have put together a collection of Cultural Intelligence leadership articles written by social scientist, speaker and author Dr. David Livermore.  The article topics include:

  • 5 Questions Culturally Intelligent Leaders Ask Themselves Every Day
  • Leadership Advice You Should Ignore
  • How Culturally Intelligent Leaders Make Decisions

About the Author

David Livermore, PhD (Michigan State University) is a social scientist devoted to the topics of cultural intelligence (CQ) and global leadership and the author of several award-winning books. Learn more about Dr. David Livermore by visiting his website.

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