Meeting Essays

Miss_ Meeting and Chair

1 – Understand the task of taking minutes at meeting 1.1 Describe the purpose of meetings The purpose of meetings is so that organisations can communicate information to others, with their own organisation or other outside organisations. Meetings can be used in different ways and can have different agenda’s to others. They can be used to inform, seek ideas, clarification, resolve problems, discuss proposals, settle disputes and take decisions. 1.2 Describe legal organisational requirements that may apply to minute taking…

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Three Ways of Meeting Oppression

Martin Luther King is one of the most recognizable Black American names in US history.  His fight for equality had made him a revolutionary icon particularly with the Black community. He had delivered several inspirational speeches and correspondence that have initiated social awareness and invoked the civil rights of many minorities (Kirk, 2005, pp. 5-25). In an insightful essay written by King entitled “Three Ways of Meeting Oppression,” King disclosed that there are three ways in which people respond to…

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Virtual Meeting Scenario

In the past, a meeting for many global companies and organizations with largely distributed partakers was challenging. For example, previously if a company called a meeting and attendees were in different locations, the business would either fly those in attendance to a central location, or hold conference calls. Today companies take advantage of technology by holding virtual meetings. According to Educause Learning Initiative “A virtual meeting is Online virtual meetings are real-time interactions that take place over the Internet using…

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Illusory Conjunction_ More Than Meets the Eye

The sense of vision gives us a sense of control over our immediate environment. Being able to see the world around gives us the ability to respond immediately and appropriately. (Kandel et al 2000) Our visual system has long been the subject of many researchers and studies. Scientists have long been mystified by the vision and the enigmas that continue to surround even in this day and age of modern sciences. One area of particular interest for scientists is the…

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Managing and Organising Meetings

When I plan and organise a meeting I have to ensure everything is taken into consideration in order to help guarantee the meeting runs smoothly and everything is as the Councillors and officers expect it to be. First on the list is to ensure a room has been booked and if it hasn’t to book a room for the appropriate time and ensure there is sufficient parking available for the Councillors and any external officers. I do this by calling…

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Manage Meetings

What are the different types of formal meetings that might be held in a workplace and what purpose do they serve? – Board meetings Information on current organisational status – Staff meetings Productivity, current procedures and changes in procedures – Union meetings Ensure all staff know their rights in the workplace – Occupational health and safety meetings For staff and OH&S officials to ensure organisation is running safely and within compliances How do you ensure that the formal meetings you…

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