How to Run a Meeting
By A. Jay

Sep 10, 1999


Summary

Classifies of meetings by:

Why meetings go wrong: digress of the topic, errors on psychology or technique.

Things to do:

The chairman's job is very important.

Running the meeting the chairman should pay attention to how the meeting is going. In case that the chairman wants to participate and take sides on a discussion, s/he should be aware of his/hers dual role, one as the social leader and two as a task leader.

Discussion

Apparently affected from highly "corporate" style of meetings.

Focused to paternal, centralized and hierarchical organizations.

It is clearly written and easy to read.