For Managers, Makers, and Everyone

Author: Kevin M. Hoffman

Publisher: Rosenfeld Media

ISBN: 1933820373

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

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Meetings don’t have to be painfully inefficient snoozefests—if you design them. Meeting Design will teach you the design principles and innovative approaches you’ll need to transform meetings from boring to creative, from wasteful to productive. Meetings can and should be indispensable to your organization; Kevin Hoffman will show you how to design them for success.
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A Guide to Meetings, Conventions, and Events

Author: Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)

Publisher: Agate Publishing

ISBN: 1572848146

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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The sixth edition of Professional Meeting Management is the newest edition of the longtime standard reference and textbook for the meetings industry and meetings education. This is the first student and meeting professionals textbook aligned with the new Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) International Standards, which will be used by the Convention Industry Council as a reference book for item writing for the CMP Certification Examination. It includes the most up-to-date information on current trends, strategic planning for meetings, budgeting and funding, marketing and promotion, technology, running and closing the meeting, and industry developments on the horizon.
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Wie man in nur fünf Tagen neue Ideen testet und Probleme löst

Author: Jake Knapp,Braden Kowitz,John Zeratsky

Publisher: Redline Wirtschaft

ISBN: 3864149061

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 371

Unternehmer, Gründer und Teams stehen täglich vor der Herausforderung: Womit soll man zuerst anfangen, worauf sich am meisten fokussieren? Und wie viele Diskussionen und Meetings sind nötig, bevor man ganz sicher die garantiert richtige Lösung hat? Die Folge ist, dass allzu oft das Projekt auf der Stelle tritt und man überhaupt nicht vorwärtskommt. Dafür gibt es eine geniale Lösung: Sprint. Die ist ein einzigartiger, innovativer und narrensicherer Prozess, mit dem sich die härtesten Probleme in nur fünf Tagen lösen lassen – von Montag bis Freitag. Der Entwickler Jake Knapp entwarf diesen Prozess bei und für Google, wo er seither in allen Bereichen genutzt wird. Zusammen mit John Zeratsky und Braden Kowitz hat er darüber hinaus bereits mehr als 100 Sprints in Firmen aus unterschiedlichen Bereichen durchgeführt. Der Sprint-Prozess bietet praktische Hilfe für Unternehmen aller Größen, vom kleinen Start-up bis hin zum Fortune-100-Unternehmen. Die Methode ist auch für alle anderen bewährt, die vor einem großen Problem stehen, schnell eine Idee testen oder einfach eine Möglichkeit schnell ergreifen wollen.
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Basic Principles of Meeting Design

Author: Eric De Groot,Mike van der Vijver

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781482553949

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 8860

Summary: Into the Heart of Meetings defines meetings as a form of communication. It describes the characteristic processes of meetings and how to influence them through Meeting Design. Based on many years of working together as professional Meeting Designers, the authors provide an array of tools that enable meeting organisers to obtain the best outcomes from their meetings as measured by their business value. Into the Heart of Meetings is also the first book ever about Meeting Design. Through their company MindMeeting, over the past 10-20 years the authors have given shape to this new profession. They introduce the principles underlying Meeting Design, as well as the main practical issues that Meeting Designers face and need to solve. The authors use countless examples, connecting their writing to daily working practice. Thus Into the Heart of Meetings is an explorative study, a textbook and a practical guide in one. Further details: Meetings – conferences, conventions, seminars, workshops, etc. – are an integral part of daily life in organisations. In this book, the authors argue that the potential of such meetings is severely under-utilised for a number of reasons. One of these is that the organisation of meetings is conceived mainly as a logistical operation. Into the Heart of Meetings shows that this approach misses the point with regard to the communicative value and power of meetings. The power of meetings depends on the human dynamics they are capable of unleashing. To accomplish that effectively requires a new paradigm for the way in which meeting programmes are conceived and executed. Meeting Design provides that new paradigm and the authors discuss all the basic knowledge a Meeting Designer needs to possess. Hence the book's subtitle Basic Principles of Meeting Design. The book combines a theoretical framework with a great many examples and practical tools. As a result, it is not only useful for professionals in the Meetings Industry, but also for managers and consultants who use meetings as a means to achieve their goals. Areas where the book's subject matter is particularly pertinent include strategic and change management, Human Resources management, knowledge management, innovation and business communications. The relatively informal style and the numerous cases make Into the Heart of Meetings an easy read. The iconic illustrations underline the authors' messages admirably. At the end of each chapter the preceding content is approached from a different angle in a – fictitious – conversation between the authors and a “sceptic”, thus underlining the practical implications of the topic treated in the previous pages. In the absence of any formal educational curricula on Meeting Design, Into the Heart of Meetings yet provides ample material for university and professional training courses in such fields as communications, event management and organisation, conference and meeting management and organisation and facilitation. Also trainers in adult education and organisational change agents will find many useful insights. The lecturers for the minor event management (part of a degree in Communications at NHL in the Netherlands) have already adopted the book as compulsory reading material for their students, while two more educational institutions have also expressed an interest in doing so even before the book has been published.
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15th International Workshop, Peso da Régua, Douro, Portugal, September 13-17, 2009, Proceedings

Author: Luis Carriço,Nelson Baloian,Benjamim Fonseca

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642042155

Category: Computers

Page: 366

View: 6430

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Global Product Development

Author: Amaresh Chakrabarti,Raghu V. Prakash

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8132210506

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1448

View: 1487

This book showcases over 100 cutting-edge research papers from the 4th International Conference on Research into Design (ICoRD’13) – the largest in India in this area – written by eminent researchers from over 20 countries, on the design process, methods and tools, for supporting global product development (GPD). The special features of the book are the variety of insights into the GPD process, and the host of methods and tools at the cutting edge of all major areas of design research for its support. The main benefit of this book for researchers in engineering design and GPD are access to the latest quality research in this area; for practitioners and educators, it is exposure to an empirically validated suite of methods and tools that can be taught and practiced.
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Design Thinking in der Praxis

Author: Jürgen Erbeldinger,Thomas Ramge,Jürgen; Ramge Erbeldinger

Publisher: Redline Wirtschaft

ISBN: 3864144132

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 7667

Kollektive Kreativität Design Thinking ist eine Innovationsmethode – und zugleich eine Management-Philosophie. Design Thinker spüren Bedürfnisse auf, die der Markt noch nicht bedient. Sie schaffen Produkte, die Kunden fesseln. Und sie verändern die Zusammenarbeit in Organisationen grundlegend. Design Thinking löst kleine Probleme im Unternehmensalltag systematisch, kollektiv und effizient. Auf Führungsebene bietet der Ansatz die Chance, das Management selbst neu zu erfinden. Der Managementberater Dr. Juergen Erbeldinger und der brand eins-Journalist Thomas Ramge stellen die innovative Methode vor. Sie belegen mit vielen Beispielen, wie Design Thinking Unternehmen vorangebracht hat. Sie beschreiben, wie Entscheider die Methode ausprobieren und verankern können. Eine Tool-Box zeigt die konkreten Anwendungen für die Optimierung von Unternehmensabläufen, Produktentwicklung, Customer Journeys, die Verbesserung von Wertschöpfung, das Erkennen von Dogmen in Märkten und die Suche nach Sinn und Bedeutung für die eigene Organisation. Erik Spiekermann, einer der bekanntesten Typografen der Welt, hat den Text illustriert und in eine innovative Form gebracht. Herausgekommen ist ein Buch einer neuen Art: grafisch schön, verständlich und mit praktischem Nutzen für alle, die Neues schneller in die Welt bringen wollen.
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Author: Duc T. Pham,Eldaw E. Eldukhri,Anthony J. Soroka

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080556345

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 688

View: 5614

I*PROMS 2005 is an online web-based conference. It provides a platform for presenting, discussing, and disseminating research results contributed by scientists and industrial practitioners active in the area of intelligent systems and soft computing techniques (such as fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, and knowledge-based systems) and their application in different areas of manufacturing. Comprised of 100 peer-reviewed articles, this important resource provides tools to help enterprises achieve goals critical to the future of manufacturing. I*PROMS is an European Union-funded network that involves 30 partner organizations and more than 130 researchers from universities, research organizations, and corporations. * State-of-the-art research results * Leading European researchers and industrial practitioners * Comprehensive collection of indexed and peer-reviewed articles in book format supported by a user-friendly full-text CD-ROM with search functionality
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Applying Design Principles to the Work Experience

Author: Daniel W. Rasmus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470922064

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 3863

A revealing look at work environments that lead to greater loyalty and an increase in productivity Exploring the premise that the best way to attract and retain people, and their knowledge, will come from designing environments that turn today's increasingly virtual workplace into an attractive place for people to spend their time, Management by Design: Applying Design Principles to the Work Experience shows how the principles of design can be successfully applies to the work experience, making it a rewarding and productive. Reveals why the application of design to the workplace experience can improve the employee/employer relationship Why increased morale and employee loyalty start with a great work environment Explains why it is more important than ever to manage work experiences, especially with the projected work shortages in the coming decades Other titles by Rasmus: Listening to the Future: Why It's Everybody's Business This innovative book helps managers and executives connect the dots between employee retention, positive brand expression, and lasting stories that reflect well on an organization.
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Technology + Design for High Engagement in Large Groups

Author: Karl Danskin,Lenny Lind

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118573455

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 1743

Technology + Design leads to breakthrough in large meeting productivity Virtuous Meetings: Technology + Design for High Engagement in Large Groups breaks out of the confines of the meeting room to show the reader what is possible when you need to get large groups of people talking and making decisions together. The book shows that it is possible to achieve effective outcomes in large, important meetings – the kind of meetings that most organizations rely upon for aligning their leaders with strategy or managing change, innovation, and crises. When it matters most what the participants are thinking—even thousands of them at once, who may be in the room, at satellite locations or on laptops at home—this book liberates meeting designers from traditional assumptions and business-as-usual Q&A and discussion tactics with an approach for hearing and working with the contributions of all participants, live. From the Introduction, "Virtuous Meetings is a simple notion—give participants back their voice, and enable them to generate ideas, solutions and understandings that move the whole group, no matter how large, forward together." The book shows how meetings can be virtuous in intent as well as design, and how technology can help in this work. The book shows the reader how to use Virtuous Meeting Cycles, in which all participants' voices are heard, and shared understanding is generated, which in turn is used by participants, as a group, to generate plans and solutions, over which all feel a sense of ownership. As participants and leaders see the value of the outcomes of their interactions, their trust in each other, in the process, and intent to do good increases. With an increase in trust, the engagement becomes fuller and more robust. And so each revolution of the cycle continues... The book shows how to choose, anchor, design, facilitate, and scale virtuous meetings. In each part, the authors speak from the front lines—from experiences with clients and their critically important large meetings. The "View from Inside the Meeting" and Case Story features of the book share important lessons from some of the authors' most memorable engagements. Author Karl Danskin is an authority on psychology and group energetics. Lenny Lind is a pioneer in the field of technology-assisted group process and is a co-author of Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making, by Sam Kaner, et al. Together, they draw on the collected experiences of over two decades of consulting to multinational corporations, having supported thousands of top-level client meetings, to share a methodology proven to engage participants like never before. Topics include: A new model for thinking about large meetings: Two levels of participant experience – table group, and whole group Exploring the "meta-conversations" that virtuous meetings enable Introducing the Virtuous Engagement Cycle The heart of virtuous meeting design: The Design Team The critical roles in a virtuous meeting An expanded view of (and platform for) leadership Participant-centered meetings of the future Virtuous Meetings is a comprehensive guide to getting the best out of large, strategically important meetings.
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Practicing Consensual Effectivity in Organizations

Author: Christoph Mandl,Markus Hauser,Hanna Mandl

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642342310

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 113

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“Co-creative meetings” foster invention and innovation, and therefore enable innovative developmental processes in an organizational and inter-organizational context, including strategy development, product development, human resource development, R&D, and trans-organizational projects. This book illustrates the difference between productive and innovative organizations and what that difference means for meetings taking place in such organizations, both from a conceptual and practical point of view. It provides managers, coaches, consultants and other professionals whose job it is to organize meetings with clear and action-oriented guidelines for the design of “co-creative meetings”, and also shows how to incorporate them through experiential learning.
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Author: Louise T. Davies

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136771123

Category: Education

Page: 174

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All teachers are meeting more pupils with special needs in mainstream classrooms. Although there are general issues to be aware of subject specialists will always want specific guidance and examples. This series combines SEN expertise with subject knowledge to produce practical and immediate support. Covers: policy writing and how to do it; simple explanation of SEN labels; creating an inclusive classroom environment; monitoring and assessment; working with TAs; For secondary teachers, subjects Heads of Departments, SENCOs, Learning Support Departments and LEA advisers. This book includes: health and safety standards; selecting and using the right resources and materials; choosing the right teaching strategy to meet specific learning styles.
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Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

Author: Susan Mundry,Edward Britton,National Institute for Science Education (U.S.),Senta A. Raizen,Susan Loucks-Horsley

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761976332

Category: Education

Page: 88

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This book provides guidance, tips, and suggestions for planning professional events that will result in substantial learning for participants. Written for professionals with all levels of experience, it is based on the authors' experiences with designing and conducting meetings.
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Effektivitäts- und Effizienzmessung von Face-to-Face-Meetings

Author: Alexandra Rausch

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3834997056

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 450

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Alexandra Rausch konzipiert ein auf dem erweiterten 3-Ebenen-Konzept basierendes Indikatorenmodell, das als Messinstrument des Controllings zur Feststellung erfolgsrelevanter Faktoren in Meetings sowie der Effektivität und Effizienz dient.
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Author: Charles Stephen Lessard,Charles Lessard,Joseph P. Lessard

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN: 1598291742

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 110

View: 6886

The material in this book is intended primarily as an introduction to managing senior design projects for undergraduate engineering students during their junior or senior year; however, the text may be used by other young engineers working on development of commercial products. The text is aimed at having students gain knowledge and perhaps understand the management processes required to develop and produce a prototype system or device. Other goals are to have the students or young engineers learn not only by performing the design and project management processes, but also to learn about the various types of required project documents and management reports.
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Author: Louise Davies

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113677050X

Category: Education

Page: 189

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Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils in Design and Technology provides specific guidance on: recognizing high ability and multiple intelligences planning, differentiation and extension/enrichment in D&T teacher questioning skills support for more able pupils with learning difficulties (dyslexia, ADHD, sensory impairment) homework recording and assessment beyond the classroom: visits, residentials, competitions, summer schools, masterclasses, link with universities, businesses and other organisations. The book features comprehensive appendices and an accompanying CD with: useful contacts and resources, lesson plans, liaison sheets for Teaching Assistants, homework activities and monitoring sheets. For secondary teachers, subject heads of departments, Gifted and Talented co-ordinators, SENCos and LEA advisers.
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Deliberative Participation in Healthcare Decisions

Author: Davies, Celia,Wetherell, Margaret,Elizabeth Barnett

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 9781861348029

Category: Medical

Page: 292

View: 7405

Involving citizens in policy decision-making has been a central goal of the Labour government since it came to power. But what happens when the public are drawn into debate with unfamiliar others in the unknown world of policy making at national level? This book sets out to understand the contribution that citizens can realistically make.
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Theory and Practice

Author: Alan Hevner,Samir Chatterjee

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441956538

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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It is 5 years since the publication of the seminal paper on “Design Science in Information Systems Research” by Hevner, March, Park, and Ram in MIS Quarterly and the initiation of the Information Technology and Systems department of the Communications of AIS. These events in 2004 are markers in the move of design science to the forefront of information systems research. A suf cient interval has elapsed since then to allow assessment of from where the eld has come and where it should go. Design science research and behavioral science research started as dual tracks when IS was a young eld. By the 1990s, the in ux of behavioral scientists started to dominate the number of design scientists and the eld moved in that direction. By the early 2000s, design people were having dif culty publishing in mainline IS journals and in being tenured in many universities. Yes, an annual Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS) was established in 1991 in conju- tion with the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and grew each year. But that was the extent of design science recognition. Fortunately, a revival is underway. By 2009, when this foreword was written, the fourth DESRIST c- ference has been held and plans are afoot for the 2010 meeting. Design scientists regained respect and recognition in many venues where they previously had little.
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Author: Vijitashwa Pandey

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482228386

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 284

View: 4538

In a presentation that formalizes what makes up decision based design, Decision Based Design defines the major concepts that go into product realization. It presents all major concepts in design decision making in an integrated way and covers the fundamentals of decision analysis in engineering design. It also trains engineers to understand the impacts of design decision. The author teaches concepts in demand modeling and customer preference modeling and provides examples. This book teaches most fundamental concepts encountered in engineering design like: concept generation, multiattribute decision analysis, reliability engineering, design optimization, simulation, and demand modeling. The book provides the tools engineering practitioners and researchers need to first understand that engineering design is best viewed as a sequence of decisions made by the stakeholders involved and then apply the decision based design concepts in practice. It teaches fundamental concepts encountered in engineering design, such as concept generation, multiattribute decision analysis, reliability engineering, design optimization, simulation, and demand modeling. This book helps students and practitioners understand that there is a rigorous way to analyze engineering decisions taking into consideration all the potential technical and business impacts of their decisions. It can be used in its entirety to teach a course in decision based design, while selected chapters can also be used to cover courses in subdisciplines that make up decision based design.
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