ERIC Number: ED078252
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1959-May
Reference Count: 0
Better Group Meetings: An Aid to Better Management. Supervisory Development Conference Series. Training Guide.
Veterans Administration, Washington, DC.
A guide to conducting group meetings is presented. It contains the following sections. I. Participating in Meetings: A. Purposes: (1) to discuss the uses and benefits of the meeting as a tool of group participation and get an appreciation of meetings as dynamic situations; (2) to define the word "meeting" and discuss the uses of meetings; and (3) to examine the responsibilities of meeting members; B. Content of Session: Introduction; What Is a Meeting?; Why Meetings?; Responsibilities of Meeting Members; and Closing; and C. Appendices: A. People in a meeting are not static, but DYNAMIC; and B. Responsibilities of Meeting Members. II. Leading Meetings: A. Purposes: (1) to discuss the role of the meeting leader; and (2) to examine the various steps in a meeting, tracing them through the determination of need, the preparation, the conducting of the meeting, and the follow-up; B. Content of Session: The Functions of the Meeting Leader; Meeting Steps; Planning the Meeting; Leading the Meeting; and Closing; and C. Appendices: Planning the Meeting; and Leading the Meeting. III. The Progress of Meetings: A. Purposes: (1) to discuss methods that are effective in influencing the progress of meetings--statements, visual aids, questions, and the group; and (2) to discuss the characteristics of VA staff meeting; B. Content of Session: Introduction; Statements; Visual Aids; Questions; The Group; Characteristics of VA Staff Meetings; and Closing; and C. Appendices: A. Self-Appraisal List for Meeting Leaders; B. Bibliography on Meetings; and C. Suggestions for Practice Meetings. (For related documents, see AC 014 431-434.) (CK)
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Authoring Institution: Veterans Administration, Washington, DC.