Another reason why Inter-Cultural Intelligence matters!
Again, comprehensive assessments can be useful tools! “Getting to the bottom of” your team, learning together what sort of strengths and focus areas might be influencing a team's performance both relationally and transactionally—these can be highly valuable exercises. But as useful as comprehensive assessments can be, they will inevitably cause challenges in intercultural contexts.
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Are assessments helpful? Does their helpfulness depend on what construct is being assessed—e.g., personality differences, behavior styles, strengths and focus areas, etc.? Can they be as beneficial in intercultural situations as they are in mono-cultural settings? How might Inter-Cultural Intelligence and an understanding of the Three Colors of Worldview inform how we create and administer assessments?
This is part 2 in a series about Inter-Cultural Intelligence and Psychometric Tools. Part 1 is How to use psychometric assessments to provide a third voice in coaching.
When used appropriately Psychometric Assessments can act as a neutral party, an impartial source of reference and feedback in an intercultural coaching journey. Part 2 of this article: How to use the third voice when coaching in an intercultural setting.
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