Meetings are an integral part of organizational functioning and employees’ daily workplace experiences. A work meeting is a gathering of employees for a purpose related to the functioning of an organization or a group (e.g., to direct, to inform, to govern, to regulate). The gathering can occur in a single modality (e.g., a videoconference) or in a mixed-modality format (mostly face to face, with one participant connected via telephone). A meeting has been described as being more formal than just a chat, but less formal than a lecture. A meeting is usually characterized by multiparty talk that is episodic in nature. Typically meetings are scheduled in advance (some notice is provided), informally or formally facilitated by one of the members, involve four to eight individuals ...

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