Books and Resources
The books available for purchase below are a great way to introduce yourself and others to the cutting edge implications of cultural intelligence.
Additionally, we encourage you to visit our research area to view the scientific knowledge about CQ.
White Paper: The Inclusive Culture Pyramid
We live and work in an increasingly globalized and multi-cultural world, and getting to grips with how to lead and manage others who have different, views, values, experiences, lifestyles, and approaches is key to being successful.
Global Leadership Success through Emotional and Cultural Intelligences
Describes the growing need for leaders with emotional and cultural intelligence. Advocates assessment, education, and experiential activities to help leaders develop these two types of intelligence.
Handbook of Cultural Intelligence: Theory, Measurement and Applications
With contributions from scholars around the world, this book provides the most comprehensive review of cultural intelligence research to date.Purchase
What Leads to Cultural Intelligence?
Describes relationships between various types of international experience and cultural intelligence.
Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence To Adapt, Wherever You Are
Twenty-four lectures that describe and illustrate the cultural values and customs of the ten largest cultural clusters in the world.Purchase
Expand Your Borders: Discover Ten Cultural Clusters
This book describes and provides vivid examples of the cultural values of the ten largest cultural clusters in the world. The book is an excellent source of information for improving your CQ Knowledge—your understanding of key cultural similarities and differences.Purchase
Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The New Secret to Success
This book applies cultural intelligence research specifically to leaders and leadership. It describes and provides examples of the four step process for improving your CQ.Purchase
Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation through Diversity
This book draws upon the latest research on cultural intelligence to describe how to leverage the power of cultural differences to drive innovation. Based on extensive research and filled with examples and case studies from around the world, learn how to create a strategy for culturally intelligent innovation.Purchase
Describes vivid examples of three sources of cultural intelligence. Describes six steps for enhancing your cultural intelligence applied to a two and a half day training program.
Cultural Intelligence: The Essential Intelligence for the 21st Century
Describes the practical application of CQ in organizational contexts. Chapters cover making the business case for CQ, the influence of culture and cultural differences in work organizations, and recommendations for building culturally intelligent teams and organizations.Download
Cultural Intelligence: A Pathway for Leading in a Rapidly Globalizing World
Provides a practical overview of the four-factor model of CQ and positions the four factors as four steps that can be used to enhance overall cultural intelligence.Download