Behavioral Rubric for Intercultural Competence

Subgroup Size

Entire group


30 minutes

External Cost


Lesson Plan


This rubric was adapted by Katherine N. Yngve, CILMAR, from the following:


Ruben, B. D. (1976). Assessing communication competency for intercultural adaptation. Group & Organization Studies, 1(3), 334-354.


IDI, LLC. (2019). Intercultural development continuum.


This assessment measures: 1. Respect. 2. Openness. 3. Empathy and tolerance of ambiguity.