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Importance of Cultural Intelligence: cross-cultural examination and analysis

Globalization requires collaboration, partnerships, alliances, trade agreements, and business conduct across both borders and cultures. Growth in international business necessitates corporations and employees to be culturally intelligent. Cultural intelligence has proved to be an instrumental skill that will be a … Continue reading

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Leader Cultural Intelligence and Organizational Performance

One of the challenges for international companies is to manage multicultural environments effectively. Cultural intelligence (CQ) is a soft skill required of the leaders of organizations working in cross-cultural contexts to be able to communicate effectively in such environments. On … Continue reading

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Cultural intelligence

Cultural intelligence can be understood as the capability to relate and work effectively across cultures.  The concept is related to that of cross-cultural competence but goes beyond that to actually look at intercultural capabilities as a form of intelligence that can be … Continue reading

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Impact of personal cultural orientations and cultural intelligence on success in multi-ethnic societies

The purpose of this paper is to assess the impact of personal cultural orientation and behavioral aspect of cultural intelligence on subjective success in self-employment in a multi-ethnic context. Based on Sharma (J Acad Mark Sci 38: 787–806, 2010) taxonomy … Continue reading

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How Culture Makes Us Smarter

Cumulative culture gives us knowledge and tools far beyond our individual powers. Cumulative culture doesn’t just gift our species technology that none of us could have invented; it literally makes us smarter. The products of cumulative culture include not only … Continue reading

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Social learning and evolution: the cultural intelligence hypothesis.

If social learning is more efficient than independent individual exploration, animals should learn vital cultural skills exclusively, and routine skills faster, through social learning, provided they actually use social learning preferentially. Animals with opportunities for social learning indeed do so. … Continue reading

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Explaining brain size variation: From Social to Cultural Brain

Although the social brain hypothesis has found near-universal acceptance as the best explanation for the evolution of extensive variation in brain size among mammals, it faces two problems. First, it cannot account for grade shifts, where species or complete lineages have … Continue reading

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Handbook of Cultural Intelligence

Cultural intelligence is defined as an individual’s ability to function effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity, which is becoming typical of today’s global and diverse work settings. With contributions from eminent scholars worldwide, the Handbook of Cultural Intelligence is … Continue reading

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The effects of Cultural Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence on Cross-cultural Adjustment

The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of cultural intelligence (CQ) and emotional intelligence (EI) on an individual’s adjustment in a different cultural environment. A paper-based survey, with a return rate of 42.1%, was completed by … Continue reading

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Leadership Emergence in Multicultural Teams

Building on theories of person-environment fit and on the pattern approach, we hypothesized that emergent leaders in multicultural teams score higher than non-leaders in terms of the three global characteristics, of cultural intelligence, global identity and openness to cultural diversity. … Continue reading

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