Making Meeting Management Easy

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"Basically, there are three types of Chair: (1) the authoritarian, who conducts meetings like military drills and wonders why nothing very original is ever said or achieved in them; (2) the permissive, who lets the members run the meetings, and wonders why so many of them end in chaos; and (3) the majority, who are a little of both and who wonder why other people's meetings seem more effective than their own. This is because being an effective Chair does not come naturally. It requires certain skills, but the good news is that these skills can be learnt and they can be improved with practice." Jack Gratus, Give and Take, BBC Books, London, 1990, p. 20. In our last blog post we discussed the importance of being able to run effective meetings that no longer waste time or bore your employees to sleep. Here are a few more handy hints, tips [...]