Running and Chairing Meetings

Running and Chairing Meetings
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Scenario 1: The Poor Chair
This opening scenario is based on many years of working with Chairs who cannot keep to the agenda, keep individuals on track, sum up or keep control. It will amuse…
Scenario 2: Introducing a Meeting
The group stage of "forming" is shown, with individuals moving from the unknown to the known. The Chair gives people the opportunity to introduce themselves and air their concerns. Groundrules…
Scenario 3: Managing Conflict
Meetings bring out the best and the worst in individuals. When people are passionate, it can develop into conflict. This scene shows how individual agendas can overtake the main agenda.…
Scenario 4: Being Flexible with the Agenda
A good Chair will know that the agenda is a framework to work with and not rigidly fixed in stone. This scene shows how the Chair adapts the agenda to…
Scenario 5: Gaining Commitment
One of the fatal flaws of Chairs is the willingness to ask "Are we all in agreement?" and accept silence as meaning yes. Moving on without checking out agreement is…
Scenario 6: Working with the Minute Taker
Most Chairs do not utilise their Minute Taker. If the Minute Taker is used purely to jot down notes, this is a wasted team member. This scene shows the Chair…

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