Cultural Controllability Scale

Subgroup Size

Entire group


5 minutes

External Cost



Assessment developed by Louis Hickman, Polytechnic Institute, Dr. Kris Acheson-Clair, CILMAR, and Dr. Mesut Akdere, Polytechnic Institute, Purdue University.

Hickman, L., Acheson, K., & Akdere, M. (2019). Implicit theory of cultural controllability: Scale development and evidence of convergent/discriminant validity. Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference.

This assessment measures: 1. The extent to which participants believe that cultural influences on one's beliefs, attitudes, and behavior are controllable or uncontrollable.