Applying Cultural Intelligence in Daily Work and Life

Subgroup Size

Entire group


1 hour

External Cost



Peterson, B. (2004). Applying cultural intelligence in daily work and life. In Cultural intelligence: A guide to working with people from other cultures (pp. 107-151). Boston, MA: Intercultural Press.

As a result of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify different work and personal scales. 2. Locate themselves or their team on the spectrum of each scale. 3. Apply knowledge of cultural concepts framed by each scale to better understand differing perspectives or approaches. 4. Better understand their own behaviors as they are influenced by personal and cultural preferences. 5. Explore their own style and the style of the people they work with.