Fran Peavey’s chapter on strategic questioning is one of the best descriptions and instructions on the questions and the sequence of questioning facilitators can use to get people to think and act imaginatively and strategically. I think this was written in the 1990s, but her opening paragraph still rings oh so true.

In these days of constant change, and the need for even more change if we are to live peacefully in a healthy environment, we ask ourselves:

  • “How can our organization weather the tides of constant reorganization and restructuring and still maintain a clear vision of its mission?”
  • “How can I make decisions about my future that will draw from the most interesting alternatives?”
  • “How can we participate in the creation of social change?”
  • “How can a new vision arise in our organizations and societies?”

Download the chapter here.