Many managers regard inefficient, unproductive or boring meetings as an unavoidable business flaw. Professor Steven G. Rogelberg challenges this assumption with ideas on how to stop wasting time and energy by facilitating better meetings. He bases his advice on research, best practices and surveys. Rather than cancelling meetings, he says, improve them by being mindful and skillful about their design and delivery. He suggests short “standing meetings,” which offer health benefits, satisfaction and efficiency. To improve your meeting culture, try his smart strategies.
About the Author
Steven G. Rogelberg is professor of organizational science, management and psychology at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He researches, teaches and consults with large organizations on meeting science.
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1 year agoVERY INFORMATIVE
1 year agoGood points. May consider the following: Need of meeting be well established. That is, all concerned must agree that the problem can only be solved thro meeting. Also the problem be well defined and all concerned must agree the problem exists and is quite clear
3 years agoAwesome tips.
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