The International Profiler - TIP

The International Profiler has been developed by WorldWork to help managers analyse their behaviour when working abroad.

It allows them to assess their intercultural skills and gives them the ability to develop those skills in order to adapt better in a foreign cultural environment.

The 10 skills assessed by the TIP

  1. Openness
  2. Flexibility
  3. Personal Autonomy
  4. Emotional Strength
  5. Perceptiveness
  6. Listening Orientation
  7. Transparency
  8. Cultural knowledge
  9. Influencing
  10. Synergy

Target audience

Managers with new international responsabilities :

  • Members of executive committees
  • Subsidiary managers
  • International team managers
  • Expatriates


  • Identify how one operates in a cross-cultural context
  • Learn how to improve one's leadership abroad
  • Develop intercultural skills to adapt in a new environment
  • Maintain one' s level of excellence despite cultural differences


Module Description

  • Questionnaire
    20 minutes to answer 35 online questions (available in English, French, German or Italian) and assess the importance each individual gives to each of the 10 skills and 22 key skills identified by the tool.
  • Report
    The results are recorded in a detailed and comprehensive file and serve as a starting point to come up with an action plan.
  • Debrief
    The report is studied by a certified consultant which takes into accout the participants international challenges. The debrief takes place during a structured conversation by phone.
  • Personal development plan
    Guided by consultants, participants are asked to think about areas for improvement and actions to be implemented to develop certain skills. They then develop a personalised plan together.

    Intercultural coaching tool

    The International Profiler can also be integrated in a complet device, coaching or intercultural training.


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