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  NCJ Number: NCJ 171692     Find in a Library
  Title: Meetings--Make Them Work!
  Document URL: HTML PDF 
  Corporate Author: National Crime Prevention Council
United States of America
  Journal: Youth in Action  Issue:10  Dated:September 1999  Pages:1 to 7
  Date Published: 1999
  Page Count: 8
  Series: OJJDP Youth in Action Series
  Annotation: This is a step-by-step guide to holding successful meetings and a list of resources for planning successful projects.
  Abstract: Those who wish to lead successful meetings should be aware of the following setup tasks: (1) Set a time that works, let attendees know what to expect and set a realistic time limit; (2) Set an agenda so attendees can prepare beforehand and find out whether additional items should be addressed; (3) Distribute written materials in advance of the meeting; (4) Set up tasks and divide chores; (5) Set up discussions so that everyone gets a say; (6) Set up a structure that keeps discussion orderly; (7) Set up ways to stick to the subjects; and (8) Set up time to summarize. The document also reviews what it takes to keep a meeting moving in a positive direction; how to disagree without being disagreeable; how to learn by observation; some of the challenges to conducting meetings; and some of the ways to evaluate a meeting. A list of resources includes published material, Websites and organizations. Notes
  Main Term(s): Juveniles
  Index Term(s): Management and administrative education ; Program evaluation ; Management ; Planning ; Leadership ; Efficiency ; Program planning ; Participatory management ; Administrative planning
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
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Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Instructional Material
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: OJJDP Bulletin
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