My fellow directors are always late for the HR-related meetings I call, usually more than 10 minutes late. I've tried to schedule more time between meetings, give them plenty of notice, provide all the background materials well in advance and all the other basic ideas to help keep them on time. Nothing works, and frankly, I think it shows a lack of respect for the HR function. Has anyone found something that has worked for this problem?—E.J., Minn.
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