Guide to Meetings (Guide to Business Communication Series)

Guide to Meetings (Guide to Business Communication Series)

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This concise, practical book is written for you if you want to assure your meetings will be...*Necessary and not just a waste of time *Interesting, coherent, and well-organized *A place for people to share, rather than show off, their ideas *Constructive, thoughtful, and creative *Inclusive, with full participation from all *Efficient and not a waste of energy In today's environment, meetings are more commonplace and important than ever, because of...*Advances in technology-such as videoconferencing and conference calls *Increased reliance on collaborative workgroups and cross-functional work teams *Increased specialization, which necessitates sharing diverse knowledge and expertise Like all books in the Prentice Hall Guides to Advanced Business Communication series, this book is...*Brief: summarizes key ideas only *Practical: offers clear, straightforward tools you can use *Reader-friendly: provides easy-to-skim format Reviews of the core concepts book for this series, Guide to Managerial Communication by Mary Munter *-Listed by the Wall Street Journal as one of the five business "books you shouldn't miss." *-"Really a gem." Former managing editor, Harvard Business Review *-"Short, compact, practical, and readable...I liked it immensely." Journal of Business Communicationshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 93 pages
  • 139.7 x 198.12 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130338567
  • 9780130338563
  • 2,030,002

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This concise, practical book is written for you if you want to assure your meetings will be... Necessary and not just a waste of time Interesting, coherent, and well-organized A place for people to share, rather than show off, their ideas Constructive, thoughtful, and creative Inclusive, with full participation from all Efficient and not a waste of energy In today's environment, meetings are more commonplace and important than ever, because of... Advances in technology--such as videoconferencing and conference calls Increased reliance on collaborative workgroups and cross-functional work teams Increased specialization, which necessitates sharing diverse knowledge and expertise Like all books in the Prentice Hall Guides to Advanced Business Communication series, this book is... Brief: summarizes key ideas only Practical: offers clear, straightforward tools you can use Reader-friendly: provides easy-to-skim format Reviews of the core concepts book for this series, Guide to Managerial Communication by Mary Munter --Listed by the Wall Street Journal as one of the five business "books you shouldn't miss." --"Really a gem." Former managing editor, Harvard Business Review --"Short, compact, practical, and readable... I liked it immensely." Journal of Business Communicationshow more

Table of contents

I. PLANNING THE MEETING. 1. Why Meet? Define Your Purpose and Choose Your Channel.2. Who to Include? Select and Analyze the Participants.3. What to Discuss? Orchestrate the Roles and Set the Agenda.4. How to Record Ideas? Plan for Graphic Facilitation.5. Where to Meet? Plan for Technology and Logistics.II. CONDUCTING THE MEETING. 6. Opening the Meeting. Task and Process Functions for Opening the Meeting.7. Verbal Facilitation. Getting Them to Talk and Avoiding Facilitation Problems.8. Listening Facilitation. Hearing What They Say (Mentally and Nonverbally).9. Graphical Facilitation. Recording What They Say.10. Closing the Meeting. Making Decisions, Ending the Meeting, and Following Up.show more

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