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English for Meetings: Decision-Making Meetings

"Success in business depends on making good decisions. But making good decisions is not just an individual skill. It’s a group skill. Several people come together to discuss an issue, explore options, and decide which path to follow. With good information, a good decision-making process, and good meeting skills, the participants should be able to make the best decision possible."

"So what kind of skills might be useful in decision-making meetings? Today we’ll explore techniques such as framing a decision, inviting discussion, and referencing criteria. We’ll also cover raising concerns and requesting more information."

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14+ Meeting Minutes Examples & Templates in PDF

"The minutes of a meeting, or simply “minutes,” is an instant written record of a meeting or hearing. The minutes describe the events that occurred in a meeting. Sometimes, the minutes include a list of attendees, as well as the responses or decisions being discussed by the attendees. Minutes are the official written record of the meetings of an organization or group but they are not transcripts of those proceedings."

"In this article, we will be helping you create minutes for your own meeting. We have provided examples and templates (in PDF), as well as simple tips to help you create a minutes of the meeting."

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Does This Really Need a Meeting?

Laura Forer presents an infographic on the topic.

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