Less talk, more action: A guide to better communication, heightened productivity, and fewer meetings Meetings are the bane of modern corporate culture. Today's managers spend between 25 percent and 75 percent of their workday in meetings, at least half of which are unproductive, if not downright destructive. In a book that is sure to be warmly embraced by beleaguered managers, a decorated Desert Storm platoon leader turned top corporate consultant offers managers a proven system for running a department, or an entire enterprise, without unnecessary meetings. Successfully adopted by Johnson a Johnson, GE, McKinsey a Company, MetLife, Verizon, and other prestigious Snair clients, the one-on-one management methods outlined in this book: Improve a manager's ability to gather input Streamline the communication process Make influencing key members of an organization much easier Increase productivity, without stifling openness and job satisfaction Make managers more qhands-onq by using responsibility as a reward... private sector, he has worked in sales, manufacturing, and logis- tics management with companies such as Verizon and International Paper. ... 150a 155 compatibility of, 154 cost of, 159 email and voice mail in, 155a157 filtering effects of, 161a162 impersonal nature of, ... 230a235 unscheduled meetings, 34a 35 vendor reviews, 41 Verizon Wireless, 151 Victims of Groupthink, 249 Vincz, Rich, 112a114anbsp;...
|Title||:||Stop the Meeting I Want to Get Off!: How to Eliminate Endless Meetings While Improving Your Team's Communication, Productivity, and Effectiveness|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2003-03-22|