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In the Chair: How to Guide Groups and Manage Meetings

In the Chair: How to Guide Groups and Manage Meetings (Paperback)

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Have you been chosen to chair a group or a meeting for the first time? In the Chair is a practical, up-to-date and comprehensive guide to how to become the successful Chair of any body, whether it's the organisation you work for, a community group or charity, or a public or company Board. What qualities and skills do you need? How should you approach your group and its members? How should you prepare for and conduct meetings? How do you arrive at decisions, and cope with difficult situations and people? Inside you will find invaluable advice on chairing formal Boards and working with Chief Executives, as well as how to approach special kinds of meeting, including formal and public meetings, conferences, appointment panels, bilingual meetings and videoconferences. In the Chair will benefit anyone keen to make participating in groups and meetings a productive and enjoyable experience.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniques Publisher: Parthian Books Publication Date: 01/09/2014 ISBN-13: 9781909844780  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Andrew Green was born in 1952 and educated at schools in Yorkshire and at the University of Cambridge. He trained as a professional librarian and worked in various universities in Wales and England, culminating in the post of Director of Library and Information Services in the University of Wales Swansea. From 1998 to 2013 he was Librarian or chief executive of the National Library of Wales, one of the five legal deposit libraries of the UK and a major archive repository. He has acted as Chair of a large number of voluntary, public sector and official bodies, and currently chairs the Board of Coleg Cenedlaethol Cymru, the national body responsible for organising higher education through the medium of the Welsh language. Andrew has published and lectured widely on digital, information and cultural subjects.

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