Have you ever been to a meeting and after an hour or so, on the way out, a colleague asks, “What is the reason for all this noise?”
It is not uncommon to attend a meeting that takes too much time for what is does: endless arguments; numerous points of view; subjects not examined in detail and few actions taken. When the meeting ends, the reason for it remains the background.
The solution is simple: when conducting a meeting, make it as short as possible; then everyone knows why it was called and what they have to produce as a result.
We conduct meetings for two main reasons: conveying information and solving problems.