About the Book
We all know how vital productive meetings have become in our everyday life. This book is indispensable for you if you want to conduct your meetings in a manner so that it gives you a value add, solves your problems and is coherent. The authors of this book have used their decades of experience to create a guide that you can refer to all your life whether you are taking a professional course, a college course and workshop or are a professional already.
Part I (Planning the Meeting) and Part II (Conducting the Meeting) of the Book are based on the following topics:
Chapter 1- WHY MEET? Define Your Purpose and Choose Your Channel
Chapter2- WHO TO INCLUDE? Select and Analyse The Participants
Chapter 3- WHAT TO DISCUSS? Orchestrate the Roles and Set the Agenda
Chapter 4-HOW TO RECORD IDEAS? Plan for Graphic Facilitation
Chapter 5- WHERE TO MEET? Plan for Technology and Logistics
Chapter 6- OPENING THE MEETING
Chapter 7- VERBAL FACILITATION: Getting Then to Talk
Chapter 8- LISTENING FACILITATION: Hearing What They Say
Chapter 9- GRAPHIC FACILITATION: Recording What They Say
CLOSING THE MEETING
Part I of the Book talks about the planning that needs to be done before your meeting. It will give you a logical explanation of When, Why, Where and How to plan to your meeting. The authors have also taken the pain of explaining the significance of Logistics and Graphic facilitation as well in this part of the book which is a must read.
Part II of the book teach you how to conduct your meetings and the techniques you can use that will make your meetings qualitative and quantitative. The book ends with the points that you should keep in mind while closing the meetings like taking the Action items, assigning tasks, summarizing the context, etc.
Make it a point that you go through the ‘Checklist’, ‘Recapitulative Summary ‘and ‘Test your Understanding ‘ sections which are there at the end of every chapter. This would enhance your knowledge and make you a successful professional.
About the Authors
Mary Munter is presently teaching management communications in Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. She had previously taught at Stanford Graduate School of Business and various other universities. Mary has been consulted with over 90 corporate clients and has written umpteen number of books and articles. She has used her years of experience while writing this book using real life examples that will make things simpler for you.
Dr Michael Netzley currently serves as the Academic Director of Executive Development at Singapore Management University (SMU). He joined SMU in 2002 and helped build the University’s Communications programme, teaching excellence initiative, and now it’s Executive Programmes. Dr Netzley is a recipient of the Champions Award for innovative teaching. His writing and teaching focus on corporate communication, leadership, and change management.
Reading Level: Basic
No. of Pages: 97
Bind Type: Paperback
Publisher and year: Dorling Kindersley (India) PVT. LTD, 2011
Edition: First Edition