engineeringTrust® Scale (validated assessment), and engineeringTrust® Profile (reports)

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Charis Intercultural Training Corp.


The engineeringTrust® Scale (ETS) is a personal assessment tool to measure how people decide to trust across cultures. It identifies four personal trust strategies, predicts how others are motivated to trust, and enables teams to build trust, engagement and collaboration across cultures. The 24-item assessment takes approximately 15 minutes to complete online. Your individual score, plotted against the international benchmark, is shown immediately with summary recommendations — for free! engineeringTrust® Profiles To explore trust building more thoroughly, your engineeringTrust® Profile provides personalized recommendations to increase trust, comparisons of trust strategies across the cultures you select, and steps to avoid distrust. For groups, engineeringTrust® Team Profiles provide a customized way to compare scores and build trust strategies in teams. What do I get with ETS? -First, increase your self-awareness by knowing your four trust strategies. Get a personalized interpretation of how you put trust into action in new situations, communicating, handling risk, and working with others. -Second, discover how trust is built in other cultures, applying cross-cultural analysis. Get recommendations for building trust with people both similar to and different from you. -Third, gain specific steps to create a trust-building action plan to reach your goals. Learn from our in-depth research on the decision-making process involved in trust, predicting trust strategies of others, and cross-cultural analysis of trust in over a dozen cultures.


The engineeringTrust® Scale (assessment) was created in 2014, and received it's registered trademark from the US Patent Office in 2015. The engineeringTrust® Profile (reports) are copyrighted 2015.