Leadership, Communication and Cultural Intelligence
Directions: in your 5 to 7 page paper, address the following questions:
● DISCUSS three critical diversity issues as discussed in this course:
Diversity Leadership : What is a diversity conscious leader? Why do you agree or disagree that being a diversity conscious
leader is important to professional and organizational success? Support your analysis with 2 or more sources, and one or more
o Cross-Cultural Communication: What is cross-cultural communication? Why do you agree or disagree that leaders must
communicate inclusively in a diverse and multicultural world? Support your analysis with 2 or more sources, and one or more
o Cultural Intelligence (CQ): What is CQ? What do you agree or disagree that cultural intelligence (CQ) is important to be an
effective leader? Support your analysis with 2 or more sources, and one or more specific examples.
● FORMULATE YOUR VIEWPOINT : Cultural and Global perspectives
o Are cultural differences an important global issue in the workplace? Why or why not?
o Temperaments don’t change but attitudes can. Is being open to differing perspectives, values, beliefs and norms important for
those in leadership roles? Why or why not?
● REFLECTION & CONCLUSION:
o How has your diversity awareness and your consciousness of global perspectives evolved during this course? In what ways? How
has your recent experiences and learnings from this course challenged Cultural encapsulation in your own life??
Course Book: 9781935080718
Bucher, R. D. (2015). Diversity consciousness opening our minds to people, cultures, and opportunities. Boston: Pearson.