Faculty Topics in Higher Education: Leading Effective Meetings Workshop

This Library Guide is a resource for those looking for information on leadership topics in Higher Education;

Workshop Handouts

Below are links to materials from the Faculty Development Series: Leading Effective Meetings Workshop held in September 2014 through a collaboration of the Marriott Library and the Office for Faculty.

The Workshop on Leading Effective Meetings

Below are links to materials from the Faculty Development Series: Leading Effective Meetings Workshop held in January 2012 through a collaboration of the Marriott Library and the Office for Faculty.

Books in the Library about Leading Meetings


Delehant, A. M. (2007). Making meetings work: How to get started, get going, and get it done. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press : NSDC. HF5718 .D43 2007


Duarte, D. (2001). Mastering virtual teams : Strategies, tools, and techniques that succeed (2nd ed.). San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass. (online e-book) 

Sibbet, D. (2010). Visual meetings : How graphics, sticky notes, & idea mapping can transform group productivity. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.


Weisbord, M. R. (2007). Don't just do something, stand there! Ten principles for leading meetings that matter. Ca: San Francisco, Berrett-Koehler Publishers. E-book through the library.

Effective Meeting Wordle

Links to Web Materials on Leading Meetings

Holden Leadership Center (N.D.). Running effective meetings. Oregon University. Available online at: http://leadership.uoregon.edu/resources/exercises_tips/skills/running_effective_meetings

Matson, E. (2007, December 18) The seven sins of deadly meetings. Available online at http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/02/meetings.html

Massaro, A. (2010, December 2) How to plan and lead productive academic meetings. Excerpt from a Magna Publications White Paper, based on an online webinar. Available online at: http://ohioline.osu.edu/cd-fact/1555.html

NC Division of Aging and Adult Services (2004, August) Planning basics. Manual for Managing Meetings. Available online at: http://ssw.unc.edu/cares/planningbasics/meetings-rev2.pdf  

NOAA Costal Services Center (2010). Introduction to Planning and Facilitating Effective Meetings. Charleston, SC : NOAA Available online at: http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo694

Olsen, G. A. (2010, July 13). Do your job better: How to run a meeting The Chronicle of Higher Education. Available online at: http://jobs.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Run-a-Meeting/66237/

Pigeon, Y., and Khan, O.  (N.D.) Tools for effective team meetings: How I learned to stop worrying and love my team. Association of American Medical Colleges Website, Available online at: https://www.aamc.org/members/gfa/faculty_vitae/148582/team_meetings.html

Potter, C. (2010, June 16). Why can’t we get anything done? How to run an effective meeting.  The Chronicle of Higher Education. Available online at: http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/tenuredradical/2010/06/why-cant-we-get-anything-done-how-to/

Robert’s Rules of Order Website (N.D.) An introduction to Robert’s Rules of Order. Available online at: http://www.robertsrules.org/rulesintroprint.htm

Suchman, A. L. and Williamson, P. R. (2011). Appendix 2: Principles and practices of relationship-centered meetings. In (Eds.) Suchman A, Sluyter D, and Williamson, P. Leading Organizations to Health: Transforming Healthcare Organizations with Methods from Complexity, Positive Psychology and Relationship-Centered Care. UK: London, Radcliff Publishing. Preprint draft available online at: http://www.rchcweb.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=ov3-aR5agkk%3d&tabid=77

Team Building Staff (2011, April 19). Want your team to be happy? Here are the 4 components of happiness. Available online at the Free Management Library: http://managementhelp.org/blogs/team-performance/2011/04/19/want-your-team-to-be-happy-here-are-the-4-components-of-happiness/

Resources: Other

Thayer-Hart, N. (Ed.) (2007).  Office of quality improvement: Facilitator tool kit. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Available online at: http://oqi.wisc.edu/resourcelibrary/uploads/resources/Facilitator%20Tool%20Kit.pdf

Microsoft Computers, Templates for meeting agendas. Available online at: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/results.aspx?qu=meeting&ex=1

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