Scenario: Group Question Written by DrBea on July 10, 2017. Posted in Action Learning, WIAL Action Learning, WIAL Talk As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation: One of the participants asks a question of the entire team, after a single answer the team moves on to the next question. Tags: Action Leaning, Action Learning, Action Learning Coach, WIAL, WIAL Action Learning, WIAL Talk Trackback from your site. Comments (6) Denise Locke July 14, 2017 at 1:09 pm | # I would intervene here and ask the person who posed the question to the group if they felt their question had been answered sufficiently. If they felt that it hadn’t been I would then prompt them to re-ask the question to the team if they wanted some further responses. If they were happy with the single answer I would bring the team back to the person who had raised the last question. Reply Nancy Frazier July 18, 2017 at 8:06 pm | # As the Action Learning Coach, I would intervene and address them accordingly: “A team member posed a question to the group and only one member responded. What is the impact on the team when only one person answers a question? How can we insure all members of the group have had a chance to reply before moving forward? Reply Michal Weyna August 24, 2017 at 10:43 am | # I would adress my intervention to the one who asked a group question: X, did you intend that question to be answered by entire group? Reply DrBea August 29, 2017 at 2:00 am | # if it was the first time – I’d bring in to the teams attention as part of a standard intervention . After asking the 3 standard questions – (how are we doing as a team? what are we doing well?what can we do better?) i would say – I’ve observed when questions are asked of the group we move on after a single response. Did anyone else notice that? What’s the impact on our problem solving if we limit responses?How do we want to insure that everyone that wants to respond gets to? Later on if it happens I may simply ask the questioner – Did you want to hear responses from others? Happy Coaching Bea Reply Yoge Rajendra September 17, 2017 at 1:36 pm | # Team, what’s the level pf participation so far? I noticed only 1 member responded. Will that impact the session? Reply wthimmes September 21, 2017 at 11:43 pm | # I would reflect back the situation to the team: I just observed a question was asked of the entire group and only one person answered. How does this impact the team if we limit the responses of others by moving on? Reply Leave a comment You must be logged in to post a comment.