How to Make Meetings More Effective – Wikipedia defines the word ‘meeting’ as: a gathering of two or more people, convened for the purpose of achieving a common goal through verbal interaction, such as sharing information or reaching agreement.

However sometimes this is easier said than done. Without inviting the right people, having a structured agenda and holding people accountable, meetings can quickly become unproductive. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are eight tips to help you run effective and productive meetings

Planning and Structuring Effective Meetings – Examine how meetings are structured in a formal situation, explores how good preparation and an effective chairperson may contribute to the success of a meeting, giving a sense of direction or purpose.

Some meetings leave the participants feeling they have wasted their time as little has been achieved and this can be due to many reasons. This page looks at the reasons why meetings may be less successful and provides help and advice to enable you to get the most out of the meetings you’re involved with.

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