Linking pre-meeting communication to meeting effectiveness

@article{Allen2014LinkingPC,
  title={Linking pre-meeting communication to meeting effectiveness},
  author={Joseph A. Allen and Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock and Nicole B Landowski},
  journal={Journal of Managerial Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={1064-1081}
}
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the importance of communication that occurs just before workplace meetings (i.e. pre-meeting talk). The paper explores how four specific types of pre-meeting talk (small talk, work talk, meeting preparatory talk, and shop talk) impact participants’ experiences of meeting effectiveness. Moreover, the authors investigate the role of participants’ personality in the link between pre-meeting talk and perceived meeting effectiveness. Design… 
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