Global Effectiveness

Discover Your Communication Style



Take the quiz and find out how many cultures around the world match with your results.

You can share your results with a friend. Remember, to be an effective global communicator, you need to understand your own style and the different communication styles of others around the globe. Assessment is based on the Protocol Dimension: high use/low use.*

1. Important aspects of a business meeting include who enters the room first, where people sit, and who begins to speak first.
2. During meetings, the speaking style should change from every day colloquial to a business speaking style.
3. In a meeting, posture is an important way to establish credibility.
4. When presenting, one can establish credibility sooner by dispensing with formality and being casual or informal in one’s delivery.
5. It is not bad manners for a person to lean on a table with one’s chin cupped in the palm of one’s hand.
6. Banquet dining requires using the correct utensil in the correct order.
7. My business clothing and my everyday clothing are virtually the same.
8. Addressing someone in a business setting using titles such as Doctor, Professor, Director, Mr. and Mrs. is important to observe.
9. Knowing the socially prescribed ways of doing things can be good, but following them gets in the way of good communication.
10. Doing things in the “proper” way just doesn't interest me.
※ Global Effectivenessプログラムは全てが英語によるe-Learningカリキュラムです。そのためクイズは全て英語とさせて戴きました。是非、チャレンジしてみて下さいね。

*Research conducted from 1990 - 2017 by TBGr (The Brannen Group Research). Results compiled through personal questionnaires (Global Collaboration Assessment "GCA"), one-on-one interviews, and seminars conducted in the Americas, the Pacific Rim, Continental Europe, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. The Brannen Group Inc.’s cultural means in the GCA are an accurate predictor of cultural norms, with a validity coefficient average of 0.83 and a data sample of 217,282 world-wide users showing a high, positive correlation between The Brannen Group, Inc.’s theoretical norms and the averages of the GCA responses.