How To Conduct Productive Meetings
Strategies, Tips, And Tools To Ensure Your Next Meeting Is Well Planned And EffectiveBook - 2006
Meetings are often poorly planned and executed events that produce no meaningful business results. ""How to Conduct Productive Meetings"" is a book designed to provide practical tools and advice for anyone planning or facilitating a meeting. Legendary evaluation guru Donald Kirkpatrick offers solid and timely advice to ensure that a meeting is necessary, the presentation is professional and effective, the participants contribute in constructive ways, and the outcome is measurable. Based on more than 40 years of professional experience, Kirkpatrick backs up his meeting methodology with both solid research and experiences from his vast on-the-ground expertise as consultant to Fortune 500 companies including Blockbuster, Caterpillar, Ford, IBM, and General Electric. The book also includes more than 130 ""do's"" and ""don'ts"" of meetings that alone are worth the price of the book. In addition to practical chapters on preparing for and leading meetings, the book provides guidance on how to use questions in meetings, how to conduct a productive training meeting, how to conduct a problem-solving meeting, and how to be an effective participant in a meeting. Pre- and post-tests allow users to examine their baseline knowledge of successful meetings and evaluate lessons learned from reading the book.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : ASTD Press, c2006.
Characteristics: x, 140 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.