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The Wall Street Journal

A Manifesto to End Boring Meetings

  • December 20, 2016
  • min read

The Wall Street Journal

A Manifesto to End Boring Meetings

The problem may be overcrowding—keeping meetings smaller often leads to faster decisions and more engaged employees. Michael Mankins, a partner with Bain & Company, has a 'Rule of Seven' for meetings when a decision is needed: for each additional participant over seven, the likelihood of making a sound decision goes down by 10%.

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