A staff meeting is a regularly scheduled session where people assemble to receive and distribute information and share knowledge and experiences. Like other meetings, it requires good planning and organization prior to holding it and effective management while being conducted.

An effective staff meeting has certain characteristics. It has one or more objectives to achieve. It also follows a planned pattern, specifically topic and time frames, and has a positive atmosphere. Finally, it encourages participation from everyone.

A good staff meeting offers several benefits. It builds esprit de corps and resolves potential misunderstandings and conflicts. It also enables sharing of knowledge, information, and expertise.

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