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Create Your Personal Questioning Style
     

Create Your Personal Questioning Style

by Terry J. Fadem
 

This Element is an excerpt from The Art of Asking: Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers (9780137144242) by Terry J. Fadem. Available in print and digital formats.

 

How to develop your own personal questioning style–and when to abandon it for a whole different approach.

 

Most managers have a general style

Overview

This Element is an excerpt from The Art of Asking: Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers (9780137144242) by Terry J. Fadem. Available in print and digital formats.

 

How to develop your own personal questioning style–and when to abandon it for a whole different approach.

 

Most managers have a general style when questioning people. It is their default mode. It’s a habit. If a manager consistently uses one style, people start to rely on it. This is positive because it presents a consistent face for people to react to. Consistency is valuable in normal business settings. Sometimes, however, it might prevent a manager from gaining new perspectives or reacting to new circumstances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132542371
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
02/15/2010
Series:
FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
10
File size:
385 KB

Meet the Author

Terry J. (T.J.) Fadem, author of The Art of Asking,is a veteran manager with 25 years of experience ranging from supervising steel workers and managing in a major corporation to working with start-up companies. His business venture teams have been profiled in books and periodicals, and he speaks and consults frequently on strategic management issues. He is currently managing director, Corporate Alliances at the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and a member of the Core Team of the Mack Center for Technological Innovation at The Wharton School.

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