Meetings are held in a company or an organization for people to come together to discuss various related issues and make certain important decisions. Many times meetings are not organized properly, resulting in chaos and ending without any productive results.
This leads to loss of valuable time of the people attending the meeting. Sometimes only a few people talk and discuss in a meeting, while the rest who are passive listeners find the whole activity boring. To prevent such situations from arising, it is important that meetings are properly facilitated and have a few ground rules.
If you’ve never used ground rules before, you may be wondering how they work. Here are some of the ground rules that many of the large industry companies use and why they use them. Perhaps they will be useful for your team meetings. Whether your team is in crisis or not, they will serve as a set of expectations that will keep your meetings productive and participative.
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