Let's Stop Meeting Like This

Let's Stop Meeting Like This

Tools to Save Time and Get More Done

Book - 2014 | First edition.
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Most people regard meetings as places where productivity goes to die. But in this book, leading consultants Dick and Emily Axelrod share a way to meet that enables you to get work done right there in the meeting, an approach they've spent thirty years field testing. Using the same work-design principles that transformed the mind-numbing assembly line into the dynamic factory floor and make video games so engaging, they offer a flexible, repeatable process that has already been used to run thousands of productive meetings in all kinds of organizations. The Axelrods show how to design every aspect of a meeting-from the way you greet people at the beginning to how you sum up at the end-so that the experience will be energizing, rather than exhausting, and relevant and helpful to every participant. Dubbed the Meeting Canoe (since, like a canoe, it adapts to changing conditions and is a collective effort), this approach is a seismic shift in the way we view, use, and participatein meetings. The many current users of this system will never go back. Neither will you.'
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Berrett Koehler Publishers, Inc., [2014]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781626560819
Branch Call Number: 658.456 AXELROD
Characteristics: xii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Axelrod, Emily M.
Alternative Title: Let us stop meeting like this


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