- Executives spend 25 hours per week on meetings, but nearly half could be eliminated.
- Top reason for attending unproductive meetings is thinking it would be a good use of time.
- Many organizations are assessing which meetings matter and which ones can be eliminated.
- $100 million is wasted annually by big organizations on noncritical meetings.
- Common tactics to reduce meeting overload include trimming invite list and sending agendas in advance.
Bosses Say Nearly Half of Meetings Should Disappear
Business leaders spend 25 hours per week in meetings, but nearly half could disappear, according to a survey of 10,000 desk workers by Future Forum. Companies are experimenting with ways to reduce meeting overload and improve productivity.