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Meeting excellence : 33 tools to lead meetings that get results

Author: Glenn M Parker; Robert Hoffman
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In today's competitive business world, people at all levels of an organization are spending more and more time in meetings. However, many participants are becoming frustrated and dissatisfied when they attend meetings that are poorly run, directionless, and ultimately a waste of time. Glenn Parker and Robert Hoffman have written this handbook for conducting quality meetings, whether they take place in a small  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn M Parker; Robert Hoffman
ISBN: 0787982814 9780787982812 0787983551 9780787983550
OCLC Number: 61864184
Description: xv, 216 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1 : Preparing for the meeting --
Is this meeting necessary? --
Preparing for your next meeting --
How to prepare an action agenda --
Defining team meeting roles --
How to integrate a new member --
When a member leaves the team --
Establishing your team's ground rules --
Components of a new team kick-off meeting --
Planning an off-site meeting that's on target --
Your opening act: setting the tone for an excellent meeting --
E-mail excellence --
pt. 2 : Facilitating the meeting --
Meeting time management: when to meet, how long to meet, and when to take a break --
Staying on track --
How to get effective participation --
Building a foundation of trust --
Communticating in a videoconference --
teleconference tips --
Achieving clear communication in a multicultural meeting --
How to make a decision --
Presenting at a team meeting --
Resolving conflicts in a team meeting --
Responding to nonverbal communication --
Managing meeting monsters: dealing with difficult behavior in team meeings --
Serious fun at team meetings? you're kidding! --
Eating well = meeting well --
pt. 3 : Closing and following up on the meeting --
Ending meetings on time and on target --
Meeting evaluation: a two-minute drill --
Meeting evaluation: a five minute activity --
Meeting evaluation: a ten minute assessment --
Meeting notes: capturing the essence of your meeting --
Getting action on action items --
After-meeting actions --
Managing external communications --
pt. 4 : Resources --
Web-based meeting tools --
The Seven sins of deadly meetings --
Are you a meeting marvel?: a self-test for meeting participants --
What would you do?: problem situations for meeting facilitators --
Meeting excellence: your final exam --
Annotated bibliography of meeting resources About the authors.
Responsibility: Glenn Parker, Robert Hoffman.
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Inspired by a corporate survey in which executives cried out for help to improve meeting quality, Novartis Pharmaceuticals commissioned Glenn M. Parker and Robert Hoffman to create the tools for  Read more...

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