Can the Development of CQ be Transformative?

Sherry Kennedy-Reid


Globalization requires students and employees to adapt to an ever-increasing range of diverse cultures and responsibilities, yet methods of training may fall short. To truly shift to a global mindset, transformative learning may be required. This paper uses a personal case study methodology to analyze how the development of cultural intelligence (CQ) may have prompted transformative learning as a student and career professional. Exploring this connection has implications for theory, research and practice. 


studying abroad; ; working abroad; cultural intelligence; transformative learning

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