Test of Intercultural Sensitivity and Communication Apprehension
avramitisca - Your streamlined, reliable and valid test solution for the assessment of intercultural communication potential.
avramitisca is designed as a self assessment tool that supports employees and their supervisors in making decisions regarding deployment for foreign assignments and assists in the selection process of choosing suitable expat candidates.
avramitisca is also an ideal individual needs assessment tool for intercultural training and the documentation and assessment of developmental progress in acquiring intercultural skills.
Employees and their organisations need to develop intercultural communication competence and action skills in order to maintain long-term success on the global market.
The conscious awareness of one’s own cultural baseline, the reflection on one's native culture and the host culture as well as the willingness to adapt to a new cultural environment are prerequisites for (inter)cultural learning.
Independence from native and target cultures
The avramiTISCA operates across the behavioural, affective and cognitive levels independent from native and target cultures. That means that the test can be used across all cultures. Our assessment tool is the first step in preparing employees and managers for foreign assignments and for leading and working in and with intercultural teams.
avramitisca examines the following dimensions
Cognition: curiosity, interest, open-mindedness, ability to suspend judgement
Behavior: individualistic behavior, collectivistic behavior, flexibility, respect, empathy, patience
Affect: ambiguitytolerance, motivation, self-assuredness, communication apprehension
We would be happy to provide your company with a sample assessment. Please feel free to contact us!