HOW TO…have effective meetings

October 2008
People Management;10/2/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p45
The article discusses guidelines for preparing effective meetings. Many of the most time-wasting meetings are the ones that should not have been called in the first place. Often, a meeting agenda is formed without a focus on the outcomes and on what the meeting can deliver, and it is useful to be as specific as possible. The challenge is to make sure the critical experts and decision-makers are in the meeting and that bystanders and observers are minimised.


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