The Proliferation of Meetings


http://www.leadershipdigital.com/edition/daily-management-leadership-2018-05-09?open-article-id=8205026&article-title=the-proliferation-of-meetings&blog-domain=execupundit.com&blog-title=execupundit

… One said, “I cannot get my head above water to breathe during the week.” Another described stabbing her leg with a pencil to stop from screaming during a particularly torturous staff meeting. Such complaints are supported by research showing that meetings have increased in length and frequency over the past 50 years, to the point where executives spend an average of nearly 23 hours a week in them, up from less than 10 hours in the 1960s. And that doesn’t even include all the impromptu gatherings that don’t make it onto the schedule.

Read the rest of “Stop the Meeting Madness” at Harvard Business Review.

https://hbr.org/2017/07/stop-the-meeting-madness

 

 

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