Cultural competence/Intercultural Adjustment Potential Scale
Matsumoto, D., LeRoux, J. A., Ratzlaff, C., Tatani, H., Uchida, H., Kim, C., & Araki, S. (2001).  created the ICAPS item scale for assessing intercultural adjustment potential.
The 55 item ICAPS includes four subscales: Emotion Regulation (ER), Openness (OP), Flexibility (FL), and Critical Thinking (CT).
The ICAPS is a commercial instrument ($15), available from humintell.
It uses 7-point Likert scale ranging from 1 (strongly disagree) to 7 (strongly agree)
Most important items of the ICAPS-55
Item Factor Item number loading Factor 1—Emotional regulation 9 −0.736 I do not worry very much 10 −0.720 I rarely feel anxious or fearful 11 0.571 I often worry about things that might go wrong 33 −0.345 I feel happy most of the time 36 0.292 I get angry easily 4 0.23 Being in tense emotional situations scares me 13 0.225 I usually feel lower than others 15 0.206 If I have done something wrong I want to hide from other people 26 −0.198 People should not care what other people do Factor 2—Openness 44 −0.546 I have tried to write poetry 19 0.49 Watching ballet or modern dance performances is boring 53 −0.467 I like to wonder about the origins of the universe 23 −0.454 Smells remind me of old memories 5 0.452 When I see someone being treated unfairly<comma> I sometimes don’t care much 21 −0.427 I like haiku poems 37 0.318 I hardly ever get excited Factor 3—Flexibility 55 0.736 I think women should have as much sexual freedom as men 54 0.723 Sex education is a good thing 2 0.527 I would not object to my husband or wife having friends of the opposite sex 37 −0.255 I hardly ever get excited 39 −0.217 I am a traditional person 12 −0.207 I don’t get much pleasure from talking with people Factor 4—Creativity 8 −0.696 Spanking a child is the best way to teach them 41 −0.676 The trouble with children nowadays is their parents don’t punish them enough 46 −0.398 My parents were always strict with me 39 −0.249 I am a traditional person 30 0.23 Sometimes I rearrange my room just to make it different 44 0.223 I have tried to write poetry 18 0.208 The average citizen can influence governmental decisions
- Matsumoto, D., LeRoux, J. A., Ratzlaff, C., Tatani, H., Uchida, H., Kim, C., & Araki, S. (2001). Development and validation of a measure of intercultural adjustment potential in Japanese sojourners: The Intercultural Adjustment Potential Scale (ICAPS). International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 25, 483-510. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147176701000190