Steven G. Rogelberg is a chancellor’s professor of organizational science, management & psychology, director of Organizational Science at UNC, Charlotte, and author of the book, The Surprising Science of Meetings.
Steven Rogelberg, a professor at UNC Charlotte, has spent decades researching workplace meetings and reports that many of them are a waste of time. Why? Because the vast majority of managers aren't trained in or reviewed on effective meeting management. He explains how leaders can improve meetings -- for example, by welcoming attendees as if they were party guests or banning use of the mute button on conference calls -- and how organizations can support these efforts with better practices and policies, from creating meeting-free days to appointing a Chief Meeting Officer. Rogelberg is the author of the book "The Surprising Science of Meetings: How You Can Lead Your Team to Peak Performance" and the HBR article "Why Your Meetings Stink -- And What To Do About It."
Dr. Steven G. Rogelberg discusses his new book, The Surprising Science of Meetings, which was named the #1 leadership book to watch for in 2019 by The Washington Post. He teaches how to implement meeting strategies that drive results, guide participants to generate ideas and increase the productivity and effectiveness of your meetings.
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“Those leaders who truly embrace being a steward of other people's time are the most successful at leading meetings” In season 19 episode 1 we are joined by Dr. Steven Rogelberg. He is a Professor and Director of Organizational Science at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. He also authored the new book, The Surprising Science of Meetings. In the show we cover: - Why do professionals hate meetings? - Why you should change your meeting times - Why you should think harder about your meeting times - What’s the proper size of a meeting - What is social loafing - Should you have strategic or tactical meetings? - Why you should invite the right people to meetings - Why self-awareness is so important? - Should you have walking meetings? This podcast is brought to you by the Ultimate Leadership Academy. Find out more at learnloft.com.