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Cultural Intelligence

Assessing Culture and Regional Training Programs Across DoD: After-Action Report

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.

Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Assessment After-Action Report

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.

Diversity Abroad

A Peace Corps member discusses dealing with unexpected attention while abroad.

Travel Books to Read For When You Can’t Leave Home

When you can't leave home, the next best way to experience the world is through books.

Culture in Military Operations

This video describes the role and importance of culture in military operations and the need to have cross cultural competence.

Culture Matters: Baseball and Tennis

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.

Negotiating Across Cultures - Overview

This video provides an overview of negotiating across cultures and elements of building rapport, time, understanding your needs/objectives, time, and self-awareness.

Low- and High-Context Communication

Guest-blogger Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein writes about low-context and high-context communication, and her experiences communicating abroad.

Cultural Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence

Here at the Culture Section, we've always been interested in the linkages between cultural intelligence and emotional intelligence. Does having a high EQ mean that you are more likely to be culturally competent?

Individualism and Collectivism

Guest blogger Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein writes about differences between individualist versus collectivist cultures.