Books on CQ
Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity
by David Livermore (AMACOM 2016)
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.
Leading with Cultural
Intelligence: The New
Secret to Success
by David Livermore (AMACOM 2015)
This book applies the cultural intelligence research to the leadership context and describes the four step process to improving CQ.
Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence To Adapt, Wherever You Are
by David Livermore (The Great Courses 2013)
24-lectures that cover the values and customs of the ten largest cultural clusters of the world.
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.
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.
CQ Ministry Kit
Audience: Faith-Based Leaders
This 100-page kit provides teaching notes for the Culturally Intelligent Ministry Workshop and administering the CQ Self-Assessment. Also included are teaching exercises, case studies for four ministry contexts, and other valuable resources to help ministry leaders assess and train their staff, volunteers and constituents.
Available with Faith-Based assessment packages
CQ Educator Video Kit
A supplemental kit providing educators with useful resources for facilitating CQ discussions with students and others across campus. The kit includes a series of videos, the CQ Assessment Debrief Guide, a powerpoint slide deck, a Student Discussion Guide, and CQ exercises.
Available with Education assessment packages
CQ Table Talks Toolkit
Audience: In-tact Teams
A series of four, 2-minute videos that can be used to effectively stimulate discussion about cultural differences among in-tact teams. The videos come with a facilitator’s guide that leaders can use to facilitate meaningful discussions with teams. The videos can be used multiple times to focus on different aspects of effective intercultural engagement (e.g., to address implicit bias, to promote self-awareness, to improve CQ, etc.).
Available with Professional assessment packages
CQ Faculty Resource Kit
A guide and set of resources designed to assist faculty in creating culturally intelligent and inclusively excellent classrooms when teaching a diverse population of students. Materials include the CQ Assessment Debriefing Guide, teaching exercises, videos, and research articles.
Feedback Report Debrief Guide & Slides
Facilitator notes and corresponding slides for debriefing the feedback reports in training and coaching sessions.
Available with all assessment packages
Cultural Values E-Guide
An online resource providing participants with a series of short videos, worksheets, and tips for understanding and applying 10 cultural values. It can also be used as a supplemental resource to a training workshop.