Appendix I


Meeting Checklist

Most meetings have the goal of giving or receiving some type of information. A meeting is used rather than reports or memos because it is essential to have personal interaction with the individuals present to accomplish the goal of the meeting. This is very expensive when you consider the adage “time is money.” Here is a checklist to determine if you should have a meeting and then some ideas on how to make it more productive.


How much will the meeting cost? Multiply the hourly worth of each person by the length of the meeting. Don’t forget to include transportation time.


Can you get or give the information some other way (phone, memo, reports, or charts)?


Why is the group dynamic so important ...

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