Guide to Meetings (Guide to Business Communication Series)
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 Communication