HowToRunAMeeting - – start on time but don’t begin until all important participants are there – discourage interruptions and delays – have

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How to run a Meeting Meetings are an expensive use of time. Make them productive. Determine the need for and the purpose of the meeting communicate purpose to participants 60 to 90 minutes maximum if more time is needed either call another meeting or break then continue
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How to run a Meeting Schedule and Arrange determine who should participate (more people…. less accomplished) participants are chosen such that the purpose is attained consider the schedule of participants and avoid conflicts mornings are better avoid afternoons, before lunch and before holidays
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How to run a Meeting When choosing meeting location, consider: room size lighting noise seating arrangement temperature audio/visual needs
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How to run a Meeting write up an agenda (with times) and stick to it: state meeting purpose list participant requirement include supplements
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How to run a Meeting Conduct the meeting:
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Unformatted text preview: – start on time but don’t begin until all important participants are there – discourage interruptions and delays – have copies of handouts for everyone How to run a Meeting continued – review agenda (creates buy-in) – cover each item in the allotted time – the group leader ensures that no one dominates or is left out – decisions are made by consensus – stick to the agenda – end on time How to run a Meeting Follow up the meeting – publish minutes as soon as possible include items discussed decisions made action require and by who How to run a Meeting Brainstorming – Designate a person to record (use a flipchart or a chalk board) – Within a time period, participants call out ideas – No evaluation or criticism – Go for quantity – After all ideas are generated, then and only then, begin to analyze...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course COMPUTER COMP 257 taught by Professor Bobbarlow during the Spring '10 term at Tampa.

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HowToRunAMeeting - – start on time but don’t begin until all important participants are there – discourage interruptions and delays – have

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