- Cancelling One-on-One Meetings Destroys Your Productivity. Saunders, Elizabeth Grace // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;3/9/2015, p2
The article discusses why managers should avoid canceling one-on-one meetings and mentions topics including the effect of canceling meetings on productivity, commitment need from both managers and employees, and the creation of an efficient and respectful organizational culture.
- Why Business Meetings Waste So Much Time. McCafferty, Dennis // Baseline;7/8/2014, p1
The article reports on the facts responsible for wastage of time in the business meetings. Topics discussed include current scenario of productivity and accountability in work of an employee, role of a secretary in the management of van organization and execution of time-consuming and...
- Survey: One-quarter of meetings unnecessary. // Toledo Business Journal;Jun2009, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p12
The article reports on the survey which suggests the unnecessity of meetings in business. It notes that 28% of managers who have been interviewed considered meetings as a waste of time while 45% states that banning of meetings for one day a week will increase the productivity of the employees....
- Top 10 tips for effective meetings. Barreca, Melissa; Callahan, Kathy // Casino Journal;Mar2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p32
The article offers some tips for planning and conducting successful business meetings. It is stressed that personal interaction is often the best choice for communicating sensitive information and for building relationships with the team. One should also note that having an agenda maximizes the...
- Wasteaminute.com: Notes on Office Work and Digital Distraction. Wagman, Ira // M/C Journal;2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p9
The author discusses the relationship between media technologies and waste. He explains the variety of advantages brought by media technologies since it provide convenience and efficiency in business operations. However, it also facilitate wasting time at work, particularly those working in...
- Effects of gender on performance in medicine. Firth-Cozens, Jenny // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/5/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7647, p731
The author reflects on the effects of gender on performance in medicine. She suggests that men may have higher performance output than women but that this is offset by litigation and disciplinary action. She argues that research on gender differences in medicine does not suggest that male...
- ASK AN Expert. Messmer, Max // CA Magazine;Nov2005, Vol. 138 Issue 9, p8
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- Peer and Supervisory Ratings of Research Scientists. Kissler, Gary D.; Nebeker, Delbert M. // Academy of Management Proceedings (00650668);1979, p392
A sample of 103 Government scientists was used to compare peer and supervisory performance evaluation systems currently used for its research personnel. Comparisons of their respective reliability and validity showed the peer ratings to be more stable over time and to relate more highly to...
- Audit Your System For Productivity. Waddell, William C. // Industrial Management;Jan74, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Focuses on the systems approach for improving productivity. Standards of performance; Measurement of productivity; Implementation of the plan.