Leading with Questions: How Leaders Find the Right Solutions By Knowing What To Ask

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 6, 2011 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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In Leading with Questions, internationally acclaimed management consultant Michael Marquardt shows how you can learn to ask the powerful questions that will generate short-term results and long-term learning and success. Throughout the book, he demonstrates how effective leaders use questions to encourage participation and teamwork, foster outside-the-box thinking, empower others, build relationships with customers, solve problems, and much more. Based on interviews with twenty-two successful leaders who “lead with questions,” this important book reveals how to determine which questions will lead to solutions in today’s complicated business world.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Power of Questions
9
An Underused Management Tool
11
Benefits of a Questioning Culture
27
Asking Questions Effectively
49
Why We Have Trouble with Questions
51
Asking the Right Questions
63
The Art of Asking Questions
77
Using Questions to Build Teams
133
Using Questions to Shape Strategy and Enable Change
153
Becoming a Questioning Leader
171
Training Programs for Questioning Leaders
175
Biographies of Leaders Interviewed
191
Bibliography
197
Acknowledgments
203
The Author
205

Creating a Questioning Culture
97
A Guide for Leaders on Using Questions
113
Using Questions in Managing People
115

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Michael Marquardt is an internationally noted educator and consultant, and professor of human resource development and program director of Overseas Programs at George Washington University. He is also the director of the Global Institute for Action Learning.

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