How a Leader Can Conduct a Variety of Meetings Effectively Essay

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Attend a meeting. The meeting can be any one of the following: A  work-based meeting, Municipality, township, or school district meeting, A  meeting for an organization you might be involved with, or Any other  meeting you can identify within the course required time frame.

Based on your reading, understanding of the articles, and your  experience in the meeting you attended, answer the following questions:

Where is the meeting being conducted, and what is its purpose? Is  the meeting focused on communications or problem solving, or is it a  meeting with no specific agenda?

Is the meeting a regularly scheduled event, such as a monthly scheduled meeting or a meeting to address a specific matter?

Does the meeting have a set communication designed with relevant information to advance the meeting? Please explain.

Was the meeting opened with an announcement or explanation of its purpose and importance?

What was the communication style of the meeting's leader or facilitator?

What were the leader's bases of power? Select from a number of conceptual paradigms and elaborate on your selection.

Did the members or attendees have an opportunity to express opinions? Were they asked for suggestions, ideas, and information?

Did you recognize any conflict, disrespect, or tension among the  members or attendees? If so, was the source of the conflict evident?

  • Did you observe the participants' body language (such as posturing,  positioning, or gesturing) when different topics were introduced?  Describe it.
  • What was the intended outcome of the meeting? Was it achieved? Why  or why not? What were the pivotal moments of the meeting which  contributed to its success or failure?
  • Next, complete the following tasks to provide an overall critique of the meeting you attended:
  • Identify the positive, effective qualities of the meeting in one  list, and identify the qualities which were ineffective in a separate  list.
  • Arrange each list from top to bottom, from most important to least important.
  • Take the top three ranked factors from each list and explain the affect they had on the meeting.
  • Finally, imagine that you need to organize a meeting to introduce a  new project in a health service organization. The project is  sufficiently complex in size and nature to require an expanded  cross-section of expertise from within and outside the organization. You  are responsible for inviting the necessary individuals and  representatives of involved departments and professional functions to  the meeting.
  • Based on the principles contained in the articles, textbook, and  elected independent research provided in the course, complete the  following tasks:
  • Develop an agenda for the meeting.
  • Provide information, expertise, and background on the invited  attendees. Explain the rationale and intended functional expertise each  attendee brings to the group.

Recognize and develop measurable objectives to assess the success of the planned meeting.

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