The Intercultural Readiness Check (IRC) is one of the leading tools for assessing intercultural competences.More than 25,000 people from all over the world have filled in the IRC in order to reflect on how they can improve their intercultural effectiveness. The IRC assesses individuals on four vital intercultural competences:
Intercultural SensitivityHow actively are you interested in other people, their cultural backgrounds, needs and perspectives? How much do you notice when interacting with people from other cultures?
Intercultural CommunicationHow mindful are you when communicating with others? How effectively do you adjust your style to meet their expectations and needs?
Building CommitmentHow much do you invest into developing relationships and diverse networks?
Managing UncertaintyHow well do you deal with the complexities of greater cultural diversity?