Over the years I have written numerous articles about designing and implementing meetings management programs, and in all those years I have been consistently perplexed as to why organizations do not mandate the need to follow the meetings policy.
Well, the other day I had an epiphany while presenting a webinar for Lanyon
on how to develop a meetings policy.
The point of the webinar was that policy is a key component of a meetings management program, and the policy, combined with standardized sourcing and planning processes and procedures, plus a meetings technology platform that enforces the policy through workflow, all work together to ensure that an organization¹s meeting management goals are achieved. And if those goals are sufficiently important to the organization, it only makes sense that the organization would mandate that the policy be followed.
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