Guidelines for Conducting a Good Meeting

Written by Denise OBerry

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- Appoint a scribe to document meeting results

- Have a "parking lot" for topics not onrepparttar agenda - at end of meeting - Review parking lot, decide resolution, assign follow-up, if appropriate

- Anyone who feelsrepparttar 147467 process is not supportingrepparttar 147468 objectives ofrepparttar 147469 meeting should speak up and share this observation

- Decide date and time for next meeting, if needed

- Debriefrepparttar 147470 meeting (should take less than 5 minutes). Ask questions like Wasrepparttar 147471 meeting necessary? Didrepparttar 147472 meeting begin and end on time? Wasrepparttar 147473 agenda adhered to? Were participants objective, and all viewpoints heard? Were outside interruptions avoided? Did all participants have an opportunity to contribute? Were digressions and repetitions avoided? Were win/win solutions achieved? Was feedback offered and accepted?

- End on time

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Formglas Goes With ETO ERP Encompix

Written by Thomas Cutler

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The company was using a custom developed job tracking system and AccPac accounting. The company tried to implement Made2Manage ERP three years ago, but failed when they realized how project-oriented they were, rarely makingrepparttar same item twice.

Atul Swarup,repparttar 147411 VP of Finance, wasrepparttar 147412 driving force behindrepparttar 147413 system, leadingrepparttar 147414 charge to allow for a new culture to develop inrepparttar 147415 company. The competitors for this account were Lilly (Infor), Epicor (Vantage), Navision, and Made2Manage. Atul spoke to five Encompix reference accounts including a visit to Weber Manufacturing in Midland, Ontario.

Encompix ( has filledrepparttar 147416 manufacturing software requirements of Engineer-to-Order companies since 1992. The company name reflectsrepparttar 147417 commitment to developing business application solutions that encompassrepparttar 147418 complex areas of project-based and job-based manufacturing. Encompix provides ETO manufacturers with a competitive advantage by improving bottom line results. e-mail protected from spam bots 513-733-0066



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