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Building Cultural Intelligence(CQ): Nine Megaskills
Building Cultural Intelligence is a must read for any course that emphasizes cultural awareness and understanding, human interaction, and cultural communication among diverse populations. This practical, engaging, and interactive text promotes critical thinking and skills development.
Bucher presents cultural intelligence as a skill we can learn, develop, and manage. He focuses on nine specific megaskills readers can use at work, home, and abroad to promote cross-cultural understanding. Each chapter offers a number of diverse learning aids, including self-assessments. Each megaskill supplies building blocks through specific competencies. These nine megaskills are:
Research and theory are discussed throughout, specifically with regard to culture and its impact on who we are, how we view ourselves and others, and how we relate in a variety of ways. The relevance to employment and career goals, focus on critically important skills, and inclusiveness are all strengths of this text that will give students the edge in any environment.
Readers become "CEO's" of their CQ skill development rather than relying on others to take the initiative. It explores bottom line relevance, real-life applications, and moves beyond awareness so the learner becomes more "intelligent" in terms of developing the ability to adjust to cultural differences.