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Microsoft® Office Groove® 2007 Step by Step by Barry Preppernau, John Pierce, Rick Jewell

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Assigning Action Items

Most of the time, decisions that teams and workgroups make at meetings need follow up. Teams need to know what was decided, who is assigned to accomplish work related to the decision, and by when the work will be complete. And because few meetings conclude with only one item needing action, teams need to know which items have higher priority.

On the Actions tab, you can define items for follow up. You can use the tab to track information such as an action item’s due date, the workspace member responsible for the item, the item’s priority, and the item’s status. An action item that you define can have one of the following priorities:

  • Critical

  • Important

  • Normal

  • Low

The status of an action item can be one of the following:

  • Not Started ...

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