LET'S STOP MEETING LIKE THIS
Think meetings kill productivity? This book invites you to think again by introducing a new way to meet that brings people together for productive cross-functional and cross-generational collaboration. The authors, leading consultants Dick and Emily Axelrod, have field-tested this approach for thirty years, and they offer a flexible, repeatable process that's helped get real work done in thousands of meetings across all sorts of organizations. Its many users will never go back. Neither will you.
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Richard Axelrod, MBA
Emily Axelrod, MSW, MAT
American Management Systems
Calgary Health Authority
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fraser Health Authority
Bell South Telecommunications
First Union Bank
Inova Health Care
National Health Service (UK)
The Boeing Company
Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut
Ford Motor Company
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