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Meeting Skills for Leaders,9781418864897

Meeting Skills for Leaders

by
Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 11/8/2005
Publisher(s): Crisp Learning
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

Meetings are an everyday occurrence in organizations of all kinds, but they don't always accomplish the purposes for which they were intended, and they often are a source of frustration for participants and the others who expect to benefit from them.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Effective Meeting
1(24)
Defining an Effective Meeting
3(2)
Information or Decision-Making?
5(2)
To Meet or Not to Meet
7(2)
Face-to-Face, or Virtual?
9(3)
Developing an Agenda
12(3)
Selecting Participants
15(3)
Notifying Participants
18(1)
Choosing a Meeting Time
19(2)
Solutions to Common Meeting Problems
21(1)
Planning the Effective Meeting
22(3)
Part 2: Facilities and Equipment
25(26)
Guidelines for Facilities and Equipment
27(6)
Meeting Room Checklist
33(1)
Guidelines for Visual Aids
34(2)
Guidelines for Projector Screens
36(1)
Projection Methods
37(3)
Arranging Virtual Meetings
40(1)
Teleconferencing
41(2)
Videoconferencing
43(2)
Computer Conferencing
45(6)
Part 3: Conducting Meetings
51(22)
The Meeting Leader's Role
53(2)
The Major Components of a Meeting
55(3)
Structuring Information Meetings
58(1)
Presenting Information Effectively
59(2)
Conducting a Question-and-Answer Session
61(1)
Structuring Decision-Making Meetings
62(1)
Generating Alternatives
63(2)
Choosing Among Alternatives
65(2)
Criteria-Based Decisions
67(1)
Criteria-Based Rating
68(1)
Criteria-Based Ranking
69(1)
Criterion-Based Paired Comparison
70(3)
Part 4: Leading Effective Discussions
73(26)
Stimulating Discussion
75(2)
20 Tips for Generating Discussion
77(6)
Handling Difficult Situations
83(5)
Understanding Conflict
88(2)
Managing Conflict
90(9)
Part 5: Improving Meetings
99(22)
An Improvement Model
101(1)
Evaluating Meetings
102(3)
Meeting Evaluation Forms
105(2)
Providing Feedback
107(4)
A Model for Effective Meetings
111(3)
The Necessary Steps to an Effective Meeting
114(5)
Being a Productive Participant
119(2)
Appendix
121(14)
Additional Worksheets for Meeting Evaluation
123(5)
Appendix to Part 1
128(1)
Appendix to Part 2
129(1)
Appendix to Part 3
130(1)
Appendix to Part 4
131(2)
Appendix to Part 5
133(2)
Additional Reading
135

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