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Running Meetings (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series) by Harvard Business Review

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Running Specific Types of Meetings

There are lots of good reasons to have a meeting, and although the advice in this book applies to most of them, specific types of meetings may call for different or additional strategies. Are you trying to solve a problem? Do you need to make a decision? Do you need to include individuals who are scattered around the globe? We’ll cover each of these types below.

Solving a problem

A meeting can be the most efficient way to get all key stakeholders in a room to focus on solving a problem, especially if there is a sensitive issue that involves a large number of people in your group. Having this conversation in real time and in person means that everyone involved will have bought into the solution and emotions can ...

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