Meetings can be highly effective ways of getting work done.
Often they are not at all effective, and are boring, frustrating, and unproductive. But we can do something about that.
Here are some of my articles, and a book, on how to get meetings to work.
Article: published in Industry Magazine March 2009: here is the pdf to download
“Same room, same meeting = results”
Pamphlet on “Distinctions in Meetings” written in 1998:
- this is an image of the pamphlet, with diagrams: Distinctions in Meetings (1998)
- this is a text version, with tables: Distinctions in Meetings(text)
Here is an article on “Being Heard”. It was written for managers who are about to design a communication event: (pdf download)
Communications hints and tips (pdf)
I also wrote a small book on how to facilitate a meeting. Please contact me for a copy. Here are some pages from the book.