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Cultural Intelligence

How might a leader's role and responsibilities change as a company becomes more diverse? Should today's leaders develop cultural intelligence?

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Cultural intelligence is a very interesting subject and one that speaks to the ever-growing demand for appealing to the global audience in an era where globalisation is peaking. In an ambitious and growing company, a leader's responsibilities will not only grow, but also command versatility to cope with accommodating a diverse cultural schema in order to compete effectively and appeal on a larger scale (Higgs, 1996).

Diversity and intelligence across the cultural spectrum is also essential from a ...

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A discussion about the rather evolving topic of cultural intelligence with references to diversity of intelligence within a cultural spectrum with specific emphasis on the linguistic standpoint and the advantages that the latter might offer in helping an individual develop functional intelligence advantages in a large, multinational organisation.