How Did We End Up with So Many Meetings?

How Did We End Up with So Many Meetings?

A History of Distrust and Micromanagement. Meetings are a necessity. Meetings also often stink. Typically, they are a waste of time. There are too many meetings—and most of them are often poorly-organized, lack coherent agendas, serve to do little more than reaffirm hierarchies than achieve results. As a result, poorly-run meetings cost companies $37 billion a year in lost productivity. Employees (including 65 percent of managers) say meetings keep them from getting work done, and job dissatisfaction increases exponentially.Yet we spend more time than ever holding and attending meetings.Continue reading How Did We End Up with So Many Meetings? at Michael…