Our partner, WorldWork Ltd, is an organisation
specializing in the creation of tools to support managers and other
professionals involved in
transferring their skills to unfamiliar cultural contexts.
Their in depth and ongoing research in to the attitudes, skills and areas of
knowledge which people need in a range of international contexts has defined an
International Competency Set. This has been used as a basis for a number of
profiling instruments such as the International Profiler - a psychometric
questionnaire that provides individuals with structured feedback on how they
perform against the International Competency Set.
licensed to use this and other WorldWork instruments, and to train/advise others
in their use.
Based on current research and the practical experience of people operating
internationally, WorldWork has identified 10 key competencies covering 22
different factors, which enable people to become rapidly effective in unfamiliar
cultural settings. These are:
3. Personal Autonomy
4. Emotional Strength
6. Listening orientation
8. Cultural knowledge