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Lma 170311


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Lma 170311

  1. 1. MEETINGS<br />FORMAL MEETINGS<br />Appropriate means of expression, formulaic language<br />A particular line of behaviour <br />Turn-taking – lengthy monologues <br />Organization level <br />INFORMAL MEETINGS<br />Greater flexibility and spontaneity <br />More interactive <br />Turn-taking more frequent <br />Colloquial/casual language<br />Smaller teams <br />
  2. 2. THE PHASES OF A MEETING<br />Opening the meeting<br />Noting the attendees and the quorum <br />(Nominating the secretary, Accepting the minutes of the previous meeting)<br />Accepting the agenda<br />Notices<br />Discussing the topics/items <br />Any Other Business (AOB)<br />Deciding on the date of the next meeting<br />Ending the meeting <br />
  3. 3. THE ROLES IN A MEETING<br />A chair(person) – leading the discussion<br />A secretary – taking the minutes <br />Attendees <br />(Facilitator – keeps the discussion and decision-making process moving along, not involved in the content of the meeting<br />(Timekeeper – reminds the chair when the time is almost up for an item on the agenda)<br />
  4. 4. MEETING<br />Meeting of the building association of Hermanninkuja 13<br />Attendees: Virtanen (chair), Happonen, Tepponen, Jäppinen, Kekkonen<br />AGENDA:<br />Opening the meeting<br />Choosing the secretary<br />Checking and accepting the agenda<br />New investments (a grill or a sandbox?)<br />Any Other Business<br />Deciding the time for the next meeting<br />Ending the meeting<br />