Meeting Management

Successful meeting management is a cornerstone of good office management – and that’s where Business Management Daily can help.

From thorough meeting event planning to taking minutes that accurately reflect the content of the meeting, our checklists and articles help improve your meeting management.

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The meeting’s over. Within moments, everyone is scurrying back to check voice- and e-mail messages, quickly forgetting about the action items they just took on. Your mission? To produce minutes that remind everyone what needs to happen next, and assure them that their meeting time was well spent. These five suggestions will help you write […]
If work overload sometimes makes you feel as if you might have an adult version of attention deficit disorder (ADD) … you might. A psychiatrist studying this phenomenon calls it attention deficit trait (ADT). Some facts:

We've all been in meetings that wasted our time. And we've said so—after the meeting, when it was too late. Here's how to get that feedback on your own meetings when you need it:

Issue: How to play a key role in shaping changes in your organization.
Benefit: You can better anticipate future HR needs and position yourself as a "thinker" not just a ...
Issue: Many HR departments can't afford e-training and education programs.
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Sometimes, the most spectacular results come from apparent chaos, like a shock trauma unit. That’s because leadership can combine rigid hierarchy with a fluid blending of roles.

To keep hiring from stealing too much time from your boss's day, offer to interview promising candidates by phone before you set up an appointment.

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Many managers and supervisors spend up to half their time attending and preparing for meetings. If you lead some of those meetings, make them as effective as possible.

When you're working with a virtual team scattered across locations, foster unity with these steps: 1. Make messages "location-neutral." 2. Share success. 3. Don't waste meeting time during rare face-to-face gatherings.

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