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Guide to Meetings by Michael Netzley, Mary Munter

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Chapter 10. Closing the Meeting

Chapter 10 Outline

Now that you have facilitated the meeting discussion—by what you say, how you listen, and how you record comments—the last step is to close the meeting effectively. Research indicates that people tend to remember what comes first and what comes last, something we call the “primacy-recency effect.” Therefore, providing closure and follow-up at the end of a meeting will make everyone’s time together more productive. Good closing skills will send participants ...

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