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Cultural Intelligence (CQ) is a system comprising of three well-connected components:
One can develop cultural knowledge through newspapers, movies, travelling to various countries, and interacting officially or personally with people of different cultures, learning new traditions, customs, cuisines, and rich new ways to live life.
One can identify and analyse the differ...
Experiential learning, On-the-job training or studying abroad make us develop various cross-cultural skills in a course of time. The process takes less time when there is already ample cultural knowledge.
Example: Showing up ten minutes late in a meeting is not considered rude in Spai...
This advanced cognitive understanding of other cultures takes place when one observes and analyzes the behaviour of the person from a different culture you want to learn about.
One needs to pay a good amount of attention to check, reflect and optimize the other person’s be...
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