Periodic and Special Team Meetings

The usual forum for team operation is a meeting of one type or another. Ground rules for running a meeting are considered in more detail later in this chapter. Here we simply note the requirement for both periodic as well as special meetings. Periodic meetings are necessary to maintain continuity and, depending on the project, can be held weekly, biweekly or monthly. They should be on the calendars of all participants so that other work pressures do not interfere. They should start on time and respect the fact that team members cannot spend all their time at meetings. Special team meetings are called in response to unique situations that may arise. Usually, they are necessary when an unusual and time-critical problem has unexpectedly surfaced, calling for a problem-solving response by the team.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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