MGMT 3080 11 5P’s of Meetings Key Points PURPOSE what is the desired result? four possible reasons to meet: 1. address issue/info sharing 2. build commitment 3. training 4. make decisions PARTICIPANTS do you have the right people need the people who can help: 1. understand/provide resources 2. solve/process the information 3. decide 4. communicate/act PLAN agenda ... agenda … agenda add times expected level of involvement/commitment Responsible – group is responsible for the topic Approve – works has happened outside the meeting, group needs to approve Consult – group being asked for input, no resolution or consensus required Inform – one way communication (two-minute items) less time required as you move from R to I PARTICIPATION active broad involvement .. otherwise why meet how will you decide on topics? majority rules? consensus? PERSPECTIVE asks the question “how did we do?” add to the agenda add your own notes/details below – go beyond simple recall KNOWLEDGE. ask yourself do you COMPREHEND the theory above? can you APPLY the theory in another situation. can you break the theory down (ANALYSIS) or even combine it with other theories (SYNTHESIS).