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More Productive Meetings—Business Skills by Cat Sharpe

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Chapter . More Productive Meetings

Meet some typical meeting-goers:

There are the group leaders who get a power fix from calling all subordinates into one room and playing meeting master. They are similar to the project managers who relish the temporary chance to chair meetings of their peers and call unnecessary project meetings.

The bosses who detest department meetings; they are a waste of time, they would rather write their workers a memo, they do not need staff input on decisions.

And there are the workers who agree with the boss. They have more important things to do than sit through a meeting where their opinions and ideas do not count.

There are also the eager meeting attendees. To them, a meeting is a paid break in the day, a chance to catch ...

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