The Surprising Science of Meetings



The Surprising Science of Meetings A recent estimate suggests that employees endure a staggering 55 million meetings a day in the United States This tremendous time investment yields only modest returns No organization made up of human beings is immune from the all too common meeting gripes those that fail to engage, those that inadvertently encourage participants to tune out, and those that blatantly disregard participants time.Most companies and leaders view poor meetings as an inevitable cost of doing business But managers can take heart researchers now have a clear understanding of the key drivers that make meetings successful In The Surprising Science of Meetings, Steven G Rogelberg, researcher and consultant to some of the world s most successful companies, draws from extensive research, analytics and data mining, and survey interviews with over 5,000 employees across a range of industries to share the proven practices and techniques that help managers and employees enhance the quality of their meetings For those who lead and participate in meetings, Rogelberg provides immediate direction, guidance, and relief, offering a how to guide to change your working life starting today. Best Download Books The Surprising Science of Meetings by Steven G. Rogelberg – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • The Surprising Science of Meetings
  • Steven G. Rogelberg
  • 19 March 2017
  • 0190689218

10 thoughts on “The Surprising Science of Meetings

  1. Iman Shabani says:

    This was informative enough, and gave me some pointers to go on with I can t say the whole book feels that way, but if you are someone who needs to attend lead meetings, it s definitely a useful read.

  2. Krystina says:

    My takeaways 1 Schedule not one hour meetings 48 minutes or a 15 minute huddle are good alternatives to the 1 hr meeting People are less likely to be late to a shorter meeting and havetime to get to their next task 2 Assign participants to different topics covered on the agenda and give them enough heads up to prepare Don t reuse the same agenda topics should be customized every meeting The book provides a nice agenda template 3 Thecomplicated the meeting task is, the few My takeaways 1 Schedule not one hour meetings 48 minutes or a 15 minute huddle are good alternatives to the 1 hr meeting People are less likely to be late to a shorter meeting and havetime to get to their next task 2 Assign participants to different topics covered on the agenda and give them enough heads up to prepare Don t reuse the same agenda topics should be customized every meeting The book provi...

  3. Sara G says:

    It was not very surprising.

  4. Cristine Braddy says:

    Nice quick overview on leading meetingseffectively I took home quite a few ideas from this one.

  5. Kevin Kelloway says:

    This book should be required reading for every manager or for everyone who has to hold meetings at work Drawing on an extensive body of research Steve Rogelberg has written an eminently practical guide for improving meetings in organizations The book is replete with pra...

  6. Sharon Summerfield says:

    This book should be a must read for anyone who attends, plans and facilitates meetings Great suggestions captured in a succinct way I like how the author had a summary at the end of each chapter and included charts and tools to use to improve meetings We know meetings are here to stay in our professional and personal lives I enjoyed the idea from Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel, referring to loss of time to stealing office equipment.This thought from the book, represented for me how we can h This book should be a must read for anyone who attends, plans and facilitates meetings Great suggestions captured in a succinct way I like how the author had a summary at the end of each chapter and included charts and tools to use to improve meetings We know meetings are here to stay in our professional and personal lives I enjoyed the idea from Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel, referring to loss of time to stealing office equipment.This thought from the book, represented for me how we can have meetings in different ways the goal should actually be to eliminate and ineffective and bloated meetings it is still important to take stock of what meetings are implicitly and explicitly costing an organization and what the return ...

  7. Food Is says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Thought it was bloated, even the overviews at the end of the chapters A lot of common sense I like The Art of Gathering better.Biggest takeaways mix things up keep it simple, and when done be done use parking lot use small huddles for smaller, quick meetings, keep meetings only for key stakeholders to mitigate hurt feelings at being left out, ask for their input ahead of time and send meeting notes, or invite to attend a portion of mtg in a true meeting, synergy whole is greater th Thought it was bloated, even the overviews at the end of th...

  8. Ruth says:

    3.5 stars I was picking up a laboratory managerial position, and really enjoyed their recommendations and innovations for meetings, and reallybroadly about team leadership I will say, it got a bit dull throughout I nearly stopped about 3 4 of the way through but perhaps that is partially my own fault, as I amaccustomed to works of fiction I read it in Kindle form I wonder whether a print version of the book would have been better for me for either apiecemeal approac 3.5 stars I was picking up a laboratory managerial position, and really enjoyed their recommendations and innovations for meetings, and reallybroadly about team leadership I will say, it got a bit dull throughout I nearly stopped about 3 4 of th...

  9. Cari Borchert says:

    Read this as a work assignment, and honestly, was reading the takeaways ie cliff notes at the end of the chapters about halfway through, rather than dissecting the entire chapter To me, this was mostly common sense basically when you re running a meeting, don t do the things you hate yourself and that everyone complains about There is always something to learn, however, and there were a few things I will try differently and or shake things up from time to time, but overall, I didn t fee Read this as a work assignment, and honestly, was reading the takeaways ie cliff notes at the end of the chapters about halfway thr...

  10. Ogi Ogas says:

    My ratings of books on Goodreads are solely a crude ranking of their utility to me, and not an evaluation of literary merit, entertainment value, social importance, humor, insightfulness, scientific accuracy, creative vigor, suspenseful...

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