The Results-Oriented Meetings Study Brief provides a quick reference to key terms and concepts along with expert advice on how to plan and conduct effective results-oriented meetings. This Study Brief is intended for students of business or business management, or as a concise review for business professionals, including employees, managers, group leaders and team leaders. With a need-to-know focus, this academic outline presents a wealth of useful tips and proven techniques in one convenient guide. A brief introduction talks about pitfalls that meeting organizers face in accomplishing intended tasks and goals. The Study Brief goes on to define what a results-oriented meeting should be, including its overall purpose and goals. Topics covered include meeting planning and preparation, roles in a meeting and strategies for leading a meeting and keeping it on track. Other highlights include the importance of having and following an agenda, and documenting all discussions and decisions through meeting minutes. Follow-through on action items and post meeting follow-up activities are also discussed. Tips and techniques related to calling for meetings, planning for meetings, creating agendas, inviting attendees, conducting meetings, ending meetings and providing post meeting follow-up are also included. Study Briefs are concise and visual academic outlines that help students and professionals master key concepts quickly and accurately. Don’t spend your valuable time researching on multiple websites, paging through books or investigating reference sources. Our experts have done the research for you! Compiled in one convenient guide, you will find up-to-date and reliable sources presented in a visual and easy to follow format for everyday use. Choose from our ever-growing library of need-to-know topics in the following subject categories: Business, Math, Reference, Science, Language, History and Technology!