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“The Art of Asking Questions” Guest Post by Ron Ashkenas

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“The Art of Asking Questions” Guest Post by Ron Ashkenas

From Harvard Business Review Blog Network

Ron Ashkenas is a managing partner of Schaffer Consulting.

How well do you ask questions? From my experience, most managers don’t think about this issue. After all, you don’t usually find “the ability to ask questions” on any list of managerial competencies; nor is it an explicit part of the curriculum of business schools or executive education programs. But asking questions effectively is a major underlying part of a manager’s job — which suggests that it might be worth giving this skill a little more...