GMI for Academic Institutions

GMI for Academic Institutions

Business schools can measure their success in achieving their goals and LOAs by taking advantage of the Global Mindset Inventory's scientific way to assess whether or not their students have developed their global leadership capabilities

The Global Mindset Inventory (GMI) is the premier assessment tool developed by Najafi Global Mindset Institute, at Thunderbird School of Global Management, ranked #1 in International Business, to help determine a student’s ability to be better prepared for the opportunities, risks and challenges that come from building a business career in the globalized market.

GMI for Academic Institutions Business schools can measure their success in achieving their goals and LOAs by taking advantage of the Global Mindset Inventory's scientific way to assess whether or not their students have developed their global leadership capabilities The Global Mindset Inventory (GMI) is the premier assessment tool developed by Najafi Global Mindset Institute, at Thunderbird School of Global Management, ranked #1 in International Business, to help determine a student’s ability to be better prepared for the opportunities, risks and challenges that come from building a business career in the globalized market.

Measure Students' Readiness

Developing Global Leadership capability is key to business success in today's globalized market. Najafi Global Mindset Institute, at Thunderbird School of Global Management, ranked #1 in International Business, has developed the GMI, an assessment tool to help determine which students might be better at communicating, doing business with and influencing other people who are unlike themselves.

Business schools can measure their success in achieving their goals and LOAs by taking advantage of the GMI’s scientific way to assess whether or not students have developed global leadership/management capabilities.

"…none (assessment method) has achieved what the GMI has managed to define and measure: the essence of Global Leadership".
–Bertrand Guillotin. Leading MBA school. Director, International Programs Office

Contact Jennie Walker, Director of Global Learning, for more information.


The GMI:

Rate Yourself Using the Following Scale

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To What Extent Do You Rating
Intellectual Capital Sample Questions  
Know how global events may affect your industry.  
Know about the geography and history of several cultures.  
Have the ability to understand abstract ideas.  
Psychological Capital Sample Questions  
Enjoy exploring other countries.  
Test your personal abilities.  
Feel comfortable in new environments.  
Social Capital Sample Questions  
Have the ability to work with people from other cultures.  
Have a network of people from other cultures.  
Experience ease with starting a conversation with a stranger.  

* Sample survey questions are not actual GMI questions

  • Is directed at business schools that have a focus on Global Business, International Business, International Management
  • Is an ideal way to measure students’ readiness to lead global organizations
  • Evaluates the academic progress of students in the area of Global Mindset and Global Leadership with pre-post testing
  • May be used as a Learning Outcome Assessment (LOA) tool to satisfy the requirements of the accrediting body, AACSB
  • Complements class content for courses like: Political Economy; Cross-Cultural Negotiation; International Communications; Global Management
  • Is available in Graduate (Masters) level assessment questionnaire 

The GMI Assessment

  • Is a unique approach to measuring Global Leadership capability
  • Measures your Global Mindset in three capitals and 9 competencies
  • Is a web-based survey consisting of less than 100 questions
  • Takes an average of  10 minutes to complete
  • Is available for self-assessment
  • Was developed through rigorous scientific process
  • Has been validated by the Dunnette Group
  • Is available in multiple languages
  • Notes the strengths and areas of improvement for Global Mindset

Sample GMI

View a sample GMI survey

Whether you are the dean of a business school, a corporate manager, or a non-profit/governmental manager, the GMI can help you understand the strengths and benefits of having a well developed Global Mindset. 


Najafi Global Mindset Institute is dedicated to helping define, measure and develop global leadership, global talent and global knowledge.

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