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Open questions for your 1-to-1 conversation – Agile Management Part 7

Open questions for your one-to-one conversation 

  1. How are you doing?
  2. Do you know what is expect of you?
  3. Do you have the equipment and other materials to do you job effectively?
  4. At work, do you have the possibilities to work and do what you do best?
  5. Within the last 7 days have you received recognition or appraisal for something you done well from a team member, colleague or manager?
  6. Is there anybody at work there are encouraging you to learn and developer your self?
  7. Do you experiences that somebody is taking care of you at work either your team members, colleagues or your manager?
  8. On work, is your opinion mean anything for somebody?
  9. Do the company vision and strategy makes you feel that your work is important?
  10. Is your colleagues or team mates as committed to quality work as you are?
  11. Do you have a “best” friend at work?
  12. ….

I’ll be adding more open questions to this post

as I learn more from your comments :-) 

One thought on “Open questions for your 1-to-1 conversation – Agile Management Part 7

  1. michaelniebuhr

    Interesting post on this topic.

    I work in a company, where 1-1’s are valued and used to good effect. From reading your post, it’s clear to me, that the worker (the one who’s work is discussed in the 1-1) is valued by the company. His or hers well-being is the focus of the conversation, and it’s only natural to assume, that being appreciated and seen in one’s workplace, will be the source of happiness and esteem.

    I don’t have much to add, except that I wish more workplaces would apply this approach to employee-leader relations. When I left my previous workplace after 4 years, I don’t think I had a single “1-1″ or anything resembling it. Rather sad to think about, but probably the reality of many, many workers today (not to mention in the past).

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