Don't Blame the Meetings

Meetings are critical for business. Good meetings play an important role in the success of a company. On the contrary, bad meetings are bad for business and can have a huge toll on its productivity, employees’ morale, and costs due to meeting inefficiencies. At least 15% of organizational time is spent in meetings and 50% of the time spent in meetings is unproductive. In this blog we will zoom into the current state of the meetings by reviewing some of the research findings from academic and commercial entities.   Meeting problems are worsening Meeting numbers are on the rise-the duration, frequency, cost, and number of participants are all increasing. With tools like Zoom , Microsoft Teams , and Google Meet , it is easier to have meetings. Quantity does not mean quality and in the case of meetings, it also comes with side effects like employees burning out, reduced efficiency, and higher costs. Based on Microsoft ' s research , back-to-back meetings increased stress an
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