Breakthrough Business Meetings is the guide to meeting excellence in the 21st century. Professor Edgar Schein of MIT's Sloan School of Management, who uses it in his graduate course on planning and managing change, says, "Breakthrough Business Meetings is one of the most theoretically sound yet totally practical books on meetings and group management that I have ever read."
Author Bio: Robert E. Levasseur is an organization change consultant, seminar leader and meeting management expert. He is a senior partner of Fox Consulting Group, Inc., an Annapolis, Maryland management consulting firm. Levasseur's professional career spans three decades and includes engineering, management science consulting, corporate management, university teaching, organization consulting, public speaking, and writing.
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At last, a clear roadmap to designing a productive meeting. Written in a user-friendly manner, this book provides detailed instruction on how to plan for and how to facilitate meetings that actually produce results. Anyone who plans meetings, in whatever capacity, should read this book.
We need to stop meeting the old fashioned way where the person who called the meeting thinks that it's his or her meeting. In reality, whenever any group of people meet to discuss issues and solve problems, the meeting belongs to everyone who attends. In simple and elegant terms, this book shows you how to harness the people-power that is inherent in any meeting. Read it and apply its principles and suggestions and the quality and productivity of your meetings will improve dramatically. As Professor Schein of the Sloan School knows, this book is theoretically sound yet totally practical. It is an indispensible guide to meetings in the 21st Century.