Meetings without Tears

Tyler, Geoff
May 2003
Management Services;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p28
Academic Journal
There are many benefits offered by video and teleconferencing in Great Britain. Face to face meetings cost more than is thought. They also incur substantial traveling time, taking key people out of circulation and away from daily business operations. In addition, traveling any distance is tiring, reducing a person's ability to make the most of the meeting and their effectiveness. On the downside, teleconferencing is not replacing the need for face-to-face business meetings. The problem with audio-only calls is that the participants have to keep in mind every other person involved. Aside from the effort and expense, another drawback with videoconferencing has been its greed for network capacity.


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