Planning and Conducting Meetings Effectively, Part III Keeping Meetings on TrackHarolds, Jay A., MD, FACR, FACNMClinical Nuclear Medicine: February 2012 - Volume 37 - Issue 2 - p 164–165 doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31823ab454 From the American College of Nuclear Medicine Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics The attendees at a meeting have different ways in which they get information and make decisions, different personal needs, and different ways in which they participate in groups. Some have counterproductive behaviors in committee meetings, such as attacking others, talking too long but not saying much, talking too little, deliberately trying to undermine the process, bringing up unrelated issues, engaging in private conversations with others, or silencing others. The chairperson must meet all of these challenges to have a productive meeting. This article gives some tips on how to run meetings well. From the Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI. Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared. Reprints: Jay A. Harolds, MD, Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, Advanced Radiology Services, PC, 3264 North Evergreen Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. E-mail: email@example.com. Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.