HBR Guide to Making Every Meeting Matter

HBR Guide to Making Every Meeting Matter

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Meetings. They hold such promise for moving your business forward, but they rarely deliver. We all know the steps we're supposed to take to run an effective meeting, but we seldom follow them. Why? Perhaps it just doesn't seem worth the time to pinpoint what we want to accomplish, craft an agenda, handpick participants, issue prework, and, after the meeting, send out notes summarizing key decisions and next steps. But meeting preparation and follow-up is time well spent. This guide offers practical tips to make your meetings easier to prepare for, more enjoyable to run, and more productive. In time, these steps will become so ingrained you won't be able to imagine running a meeting any other way. You'll learn how to: determine whether you even need to meet manage basic meeting prep orchestrate group decision making get the most out of web- and phone-conferencing tools cope with chronic latecomers, windbags, and other common problems turn a bad meeting around keep the momentum going with prompt meeting follow-up develop a reputation for running great meetings-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9781633692176
1633692175
Branch Call Number: 658.456 H3399H 2016
Characteristics: xi, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Harvard Business Review Press

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OrangeSlacks
Oct 15, 2017

A nice collection of short essays on meetings, some of them are very useful ideas and others are easy to skip a few pages ahead.

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