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Getting It Done: Project Management in Action by Project Management Institute

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Meeting With a Mission

How to hold well-run meetings that actually boost morale.

Antoine Gerschel and Lawrence Polsky

In our work with teams around the world, we've found nearly every team has complaints about meetings. But when you're managing projects, meetings are unavoidable.

We recently conducted a survey of 351 businesspeople that found well-run meetings positively correlated to productive teams and happy employees. So what's the key to happier, more productive meetings? Often it is a simple matter of separating your meetings into three distinct types and keeping the content focused on that one type only. Mixing different types invariably creates confusion and frustration, makes meetings lose focus and go overtime, and most important, ...

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