Report Finds Many Workplace Meetings Pointless, Time-consuming
Disorganized office meetings cost your organization a lot of money
Are all those boring, disorganized office meetings costing your association a whole lot of money?
A recent study says yes—and in a big way. The State of Meetings Report 2019—from Doodle, a company that offers online meeting-scheduling software—argues that pointless meetings will cost businesses worldwide an estimated $541 billion in 2019. Most of that, around $400 billion, will be lost by organizations in the U.S.
Doodle analyzed data from more than 19 million meetings in four countries—the U.S., U.K., Germany, and Switzerland—and interviews from more than 6,500 workers. On average, the report says, professionals spend two hours a week in pointless meetings.
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