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Let's Stop Meeting Like This by Emily Axelrod, Dick Axelrod

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CHAPTER 2

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THE MEETING CANOE

We meet because people holding different jobs have to cooperate to get a specific task done. We meet because the knowledge and experience needed in a specific situation are not available in one head, but have to be pieced together out of the knowledge and experience of several people.

PETER DRUCKER

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You’ve already seen us refer to the Meeting Canoe as a system. This is a great time for us to tell you why we use that language.

The Meeting Canoe (Axelrod et al. 2004) is a complete rethinking of the meeting design, execution, ...

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