Asking Good Questions


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Asking Good Questions
10102041010201 Asking Good QuestionsEverybody knows how to ask good questions, right?Wrong. In fact, the question you just read isn't very good, because it implies its own "right" answer, the answer you're supposed to give. It's also a trick question because the "right" answer turns out to be wrong.To illustrate how carefully questions must be worded to get useful information, let's take an example. Let's suppose that, as you're shopping at the mall on a Saturday afternoon, you're approached by a smiling person carrying a clipboard. You're about to be interviewed by an opinion pollster.Here's the question you're asked: "Do you feel that a person who has been caught engagi…
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Marshall J. Cook; Laura Poole: Effective Coaching, Second Edition. Asking Good Questions, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export