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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 6: Interviewing for Information Gathering Informative Interview Overview: 1. Interactive Process 2. One party has a strategic purpose or goal 3. Accomplished through asking & answering of questions Asking & Answering Questions The most recognizable feature of an interview is the asking and answering of focused, specific questions. Directive Interviews Dialogic Interviews Preparing for an Interview Decide on a purpose for your interview Choose an interview structure o Highly scheduled interview ~ appropriate for instances that demand consistency, such as job interviews at big companies. o Nonscheduled interview~ use this type of interview when you dont want to come to the table with any preconceived expectations. o Moderately schedule interview ~ allows for the development of major questions with potential probing questions and permits on-the-spot follow up questions when necessary....
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