The Double Life of Meetings

Meetings sometimes get a bad wrap for being dysfunctional and unproductive, but there may be another reason for calling an office meeting outside of actual productivity or updates.  Meetings add to the social structure of the organization; a common “must have” ingrained in the culture of a company, and it can be a hard habit to break. The article, “The Hidden Side of Meetings,” by Ron Ashkenas addresses this issue in detail and how leaders and meeting organizers can get the most out of the time and participants.